Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

current employment opportunities

Huntington University currently has the following career positions open:

Faculty Positions 

Click to download Faculty Application in PDF format.  Must be included with application material.

Staff Positions

Click to download Staff application in PDF format. Must be included with application material.

Click to download   Supplemental Application for Resident Directors in PDF format.

Click to download Mission, Faith, Philosophy, Community booklet in PDF format. 


Occupational Therapy Faculty

The Huntington University Occupational Therapy Program has an opportunity to join an occupational therapy professional doctorate degree program.  We are seeking qualified applicants for Occupational Therapy Program Faculty to begin in August 2014.  

Successful applicants must have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ and an understanding of the relationship of integration of faith and professional practice and have a commitment to stewardship and a desire to serve others with compassion.  The individual must be an occupational therapist and hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDOE-recognized regional accrediting body and have licensure or eligibility for OT licensure in Indiana.  Applicants should have demonstrated successful teaching and curriculum development experience in graduate level institutions, with program development experience strongly preferred.  Evidence of clinical practice and research activities in professional health care organizations and the ability to work successfully with a broad range of organizations is desired.  Demonstrated organizational, strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, the University community and clinical agencies is needed to be successful. 

The selected individual will perform all duties and requirements as established for faculty members in the Faculty Handbook and as directed by the OT program director including but not limited to the following.  Teach and develop syllabi to meet learning objectives and ACOTE Standards for classes, conduct and engage students in orientations and research projects, mentor student experiential component culminating projects (residency), work with the program director to oversee development of curriculum and ongoing evaluation of OTD programming, while assisting in identifying and assessing performance and learning outcomes associated with the academic, fieldwork, and experiential components of the program.  Mentor and remediate underperforming students and administer the portion of the program assessment system that pertains to classroom, laboratory, fieldwork, research, and experiential component experiences.  Pursue active engagement in scholarship of application and scholarship of teaching and learning.   

Letters of interest, curriculum vitae and references with a completed Faculty Application form  (found above) should be addressed to:

Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086.  A full job description can also be found here.  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Nursing Adjunct Faculty - Medical/Surgical

Huntington University and the Department of Nursing is seeking an adjunct faculty to provide clinical instruction in Fall 2014 for Adult Health clinicals.  Responsibilities include supervising students in the clinical setting, student evaluation, and grading assignments.

Potential candidates must hold, or be eligible to hold, an unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the State of Indiana and hold, or be actively working toward, a master of science in nursing degree from an accredited university. The candidate must have two to three years of experience in the medical/surgical field and a commitment to Christian faith and faith-learning integration.

To apply, please send a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, and a completed application form, to Dr. Margaret Winter, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington University, Huntington, IN 46570 or attached to an email mwinter@huntington.edu. Review of applicants commences immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Business & Economics Faculty

Huntington University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the Business and Economics Department.  This position is available beginning with the Fall 2014 semester. Huntington University is in the people development business.  We are seeking a Business department faculty member who is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders who are being called to serve our communities, to provide meaningful work for others, to generate profit for good works and to be godly and ethical global citizens.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to assist students in developing a variety of professional and life skills: in oral and written communication, in problem-solving and research, in leadership and interpersonal relationships, and in creative and strategic thinking. Evidence of successful teaching within a management and marketing curriculum is expected.  The ideal candidate will have additional professional leadership experience outside of academia. Competence with emerging technologies and social media is desired.  Each Faculty member is expected to be an active participant in the activities and governance process of the University as well as in individual professional and research activities.

The business department at Huntington offers B.S. degrees in accounting, economics and finance, management, marketing and entrepreneurial business.   The department is in the process of launching a new venture seed accelerator and a certificate in entrepreneurism for students from any program of study.   The business department is one of the largest academic departments on campus.   

Qualifications

  • Commitment to Christian faith and to faith-learning integration
  • Ability to teach effectively within a Christian liberal arts education
  • Evidence of spirit of colleagueship
  • PhD or DBA in business preferred
  • Relevant experience in business

 Salary and rank are dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Letters of interest with a curriculum vitae and a completed application form should be addressed to Dr. Mike Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Huntington University, Huntington, IN  46750 or attached to an email: mwanous@huntington.edu.  Review of applications begins immediately.


Founding Director, Institute for Agricultural Studies

Huntington University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the founding Director for its new Institute in Agricultural Studies. Responsibilities will include engaging the agricultural community, working with faculty to shape the curriculum, launching and administering an Agribusiness academic program for fall 2015, teaching in the program, and joining university leadership in promoting the new Institute.


Faith, family, and farming have always been uniquely connected. The Institute for Agricultural Studies will promote a Christian perspective on agriculture, which recognizes our responsibility to be good stewards of God’s creation and to examine questions of sustainability and justice. The Agribusiness program is intended to meet the growing need for agribusiness professionals and is anticipated to include concentrations in business innovation and entrepreneurship, communications and public policy, crop production, agricultural education, and ministry and missions. www.huntington.edu/agricultural-institute/

Successful candidates are expected to have experience in agribusiness/agriculture education. A Ph.D. in an agribusiness-related discipline (such as agricultural business, agricultural economics, agronomy) is preferred although other candidates with significant relevant experience will be considered. The Institute for Agricultural Studies will be created in fall 2014 and this position will be filled as soon as possible. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. This is an 11-month position. Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and completed faculty application form should be emailed to mwanous@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately. 


Psychology Faculty

Huntington University anticipates an opening for a tenure track position in the psychology department, beginning in August 2015.  The ideal candidate will be one who is gifted in teaching and mentoring students, is active in scholarship in the discipline, and is excited about conducting research with students.

Responsibilities will include teaching research methods and other courses in the psychology program, depending upon program needs and the background of the candidate. The candidate will supervise internships, take students to conferences and coordinate student research in the psychology program.

Successful candidates are expected to have an appreciation for teaching psychology within a liberal arts context. A Ph.D. in psychology is preferred.  Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents.  Huntington University is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and completed faculty application form should be emailed to mwanous@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750.  For full consideration, applications should be received by September 26, 2014.


Web and Social Media Coordinator

Huntington University is seeking a person to serve in the role of Web and Social Media Coordinator. The Web and Social Media Coordinator enhances and advances Huntington University’s local, regional, national and international reputations through the institution’s website and social media accounts. The position reports to the Director of Communications.

Candidates must have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, a strong desire to serve others, and a commitment to the mission of Huntington University. A commitment to delivering a high level of customer service to campus clients and constituents and good stewardship of University resources are essential. The role requires working knowledge of web content management and social media as well as public relations techniques and practices in addition to strong communication and writing skills. Proficiency with communication software and hardware (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, especially ExpressionEngine), and a working knowledge of search engine optimization is necessary. The individual seeking this role should have a strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and a high level of organizational skills. In addition, the ability to work as part of a team, excellent attention to detail and basic photography and photo editing skills. One to two years managing a website and social media platforms, preferably for a business or organization, and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in communication or a related field is required.

Key areas of responsibility related to the website include executing the website content strategy schedule, assisting campus clients with maintaining website content, and serving as a resource for the website and CMS support. Included in social media responsibilities are executing social media campaigns on a variety of platforms, advocating for the University in social media spaces, compiling ROI reports, daily monitoring, overseeing design, and supporting campus clients. Additional responsibilities may include serving on task forces, taking photos, inputting data for institutional surveys and drafting basic press releases. A detailed job description is available.

This is a full-time, 12-month per year position with employee benefits.

To apply send a letter of application and resume to:
Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086


Assistant Professor of Digital Media ArtsAnimation/Gaming

The Department of Digital Media Arts at Huntington University welcomes applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in digital media arts beginning in August 2015. Primary responsibilities may include teaching 3D character animation for games and video, game design, and 2D computer animation/motion graphics. Final responsibilities will be dependent on the strengths of the candidate.

The Digital Media Arts department currently consists of four faculty members offering a Digital Media Arts major with a concentration in Animation, Film Production, Film Studies, and Broadcast-Fusion Media. There are currently 140 DMA majors in the department.
See http://www.huntington.edu/digital-media/

Successful candidates will have an MFA (or near completion) and animation and/or gaming studio production experience in: 3D character animation, 3D modeling for games, game design, game authoring, and VFX and motion graphics. Primary software tools are Maya, Mudbox, Z-Brush, Unity, and the Adobe Creative Suite. We are seeking an energetic, student-centered, effective teacher-mentor with commitment to evangelical Christian faith, faith-learning integration, and liberal arts education.

Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, faculty application form (found above), digital portfolio and link to website showing work, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor of TheatreTechnical Director

The Department of Theatre Arts at Huntington University welcomes applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Theatre and Technical Director to begin August 2015.

This appointment is full-time, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An MFA is required, professional or college-level design/TD experience preferred. Expertise and skills in one or more of the following areas: scenic, lighting, sound or production management is highly desirable. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. See www.huntington.edu/theatre/.

Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, dynamic leadership abilities and the desire to educate young designers and technicians with passion and effectiveness. The successful candidate will function as technical director for the departmental season, oversee design student projects, maintain theatre and studio spaces and inventory, supervise all scene shop student workers, manage shop and production budgets, and work directly with designers and directors to establish build priorities. The candidate will normally teach two courses each semester in design and technology and will have opportunities to design in the departmental season, in accordance with training, skills, and experience.
Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, faculty application form (found above), portfolio and/or website, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  


VP of Enrollment Management & Marketing

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) located in Huntington, IN. We are seeking a person to serve in the position of Vice President of Enrollment Management & Marketing. This position is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of student recruitment, admissions, and financial aid programs at Huntington University for both the adult and graduate programs and for providing leadership in the University’s media relations department, student success area, and in the University’s all-institutional marketing efforts.

Candidates must have a strong personal commitment and faith in Jesus Christ and a demonstrated understanding of Christian higher education with an earned master’s degree or equivalent. A commitment to stewardship of University resources, a student-centered focus, and a strong desire to serve others are pivotal for the candidate. Strong leadership skills; working knowledge of demographics and enrollment trends in Christian higher education, familiarities with the geographic area of Huntington University’s primary constituency (Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania), and administrative ability to manage a complex marketing operation are critical skills that the successful candidate will bring. Significant and successful experience in directing an admissions operation or related experience and experience in both undergraduate and graduate enrollment management are essential. This position demands excellent analytical, communication, human relations, and management skills.

Key responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to serving as chief enrollment officer with advising to the President, Board of Trustees, and committees; supervision and leadership for responsible personnel; designing, executing and monitoring the recruiting system for undergraduate and graduate programs; working with the president and others in updating and implementing the institutional marketing plan; coordinating efforts of the media relations office; providing executive leadership to the University’s financial aid program; providing assistance to the University’s student success efforts; and managing and preparing annual budgets and reports. This position serves as a member of the President’s senior leadership team.

Benefits include retirement contributions, medical, life and disability insurance, and tuition remission.

Huntington University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University has approximately 1200 students and 57 faculty.

A letter of interest with resume, a minimum of five personal and business references and a fully completed staff application (found at www.huntington.edu) should be addressed to:

Human Resources
Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750
or attached to an email: prudy@huntington.edu

Applications are due by October 31st, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately.
In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Huntington University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in its policies, practices or procedures. It maintains a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of handicap in its educational programs, admissions procedures and its employment practices, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008. It is committed to providing the optimum employee safety and health in keeping with sound business practice and the requirements of the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act. ober 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  


Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of History and Political Science at Huntington University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Science, beginning Fall 2015. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Political Science or a related field, and should be familiar with methods of historical scholarship. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in Historical Perspectives on Culture and Civilization and upper-level courses in the candidate’s field, as well as supporting courses in the university’s Criminal Justice program. prudy@huntington.edu

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about teaching and is an effective teacher-scholar. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission, faith-learning integration, and liberal arts education. The department has a strong track record of preparing students for advanced work in law, political science and other social sciences. See www.huntington.edu/political-science/ and www.huntington.edu/pre-law/. For questions about the department, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Webb, Department Chair, at jwebb@huntington.edu.

Benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The Huntington University faculty application form may be found at www.huntington.edu/HR/Employment-Opportunities/

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, application form, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 17th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. is filled.  


Graduate Programs Assistant

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). We are seeking a person to serve in the part-time role of Graduate Programs Assistant. The position is responsible for providing administrative duties for the Director of Counseling, Director of the Townsend Institute and the Vice President for Graduate and Professional Programs. The position provides administrative, clerical and student support as needed.

Candidates must have a strong personal Christian commitment and faith in Jesus Christ, a commitment to stewardship of University resources, and a strong desire to serve others. Two or more years of administrative support experience in an office environment is desired. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Qualified candidates must have strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills along with organization and time management skills. This position demands a high level of computer literacy, training and knowledge of office procedures and computer hardware and software, and a willingness to learn new databases. It requires problem solving skills, organizational ability and the ability to execute multiple projects and tasks concurrently. Proficiency in typing, telephone, filing, and other clerical skills as well as excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are essential. A detailed job description is available.

Huntington University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana.

This is a part-time, 20-hour-a-week, 12-month per year position.

To apply send a letter of application and resume to:
Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086

In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Huntington University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in its policies, practices or procedures. It maintains a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of handicap in its educational programs, admissions procedures and its employment practices, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008. It is committed to providing the optimum employee safety and health in keeping with sound business practice and the requirements of the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act.