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Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions. Students can have hands-on experiences in their field of study through quality internships, domestic and international travel, diverse cultural encounters, and distinctive service and research opportunities for personal and professional growth. Defiance College's role as a national and innovative leader in service learning and engagement has been recognized by the Corporation for National and Community Service which named Defiance among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement. This designation was made by naming Defiance College as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC has also been named a Military Friendly School for providing significant benefits and services to veterans.

Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.

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Position start date for the following faculty positions is anticipated for Fall 2016. To apply, please send materials as noted in each respective listing to: 

Office of Academic Affairs
E‑mail: mcall@defiance.edu
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512

Electronic submission of materials is preferred and will be accepted until the positions are filled. 

No openings at present.





Part-Time Instructors – Applied Music Lessons

Guitar, Viola, Trumpet, Horn, and Tuba

Defiance College is seeking part-time instructors for anticipated needs in applied music lessons. The anticipated needs include Guitar, Viola, High Brass, and Low Brass. Instructors provide 12 lessons and a performance assessment. Candidates must be willing to recruit and build instrumental music studios and potentially small ensembles, based on department needs. Successful candidates are encouraged to develop a private studio from area secondary schools while using the college facilities and marketing. Candidates must hold a valid music credential and Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in performance or a performance certificate preferred. To apply, send letter of application, resume or cv, and names and contact information of three professional references via email to Jim Watson, Director of Music Programs, at jwatson@defiance.edu.

Defiance College Music Programs serves students through a variety of vocal and instrumental ensembles. Music ensembles involve students in cooperative learning environments developing aural, communication, and leadership skills. The department also offers private lessons in voice and all the band and orchestral instruments, guitar, bass, and percussion. Exciting things are happening with the DC Music Programs. For more information on the music programs, visit http://www.defiance.edu/student-life/music/index.html.


Teacher Education Clinical Supervisors

The Defiance College Teacher Education program is seeking part-time clinical supervisors for teacher education students participating in practicum experiences and internships during the academic year. Our Licensure areas include Early and Middle Childhood Education, Adolescent and Young Adult (core content areas), Intervention Specialist Mild-to-Moderate (K-12), and Health and Physical Education (K-12). Clinical Supervisors are required to make site visits during normal school hours and attend meetings and/or training sessions on campus. Additionally, Clinical Supervisors of Interns are required to attend a weekly seminar with their supervisees.

Requirements include a master’s degree in education and teaching experience in P-12 schools. A current teaching license within the areas indicated above is preferred. To apply, send a cover letter which includes your current licensure information, your resume, and your contact information for three professional references to the Defiance College Teacher Education Department at chiggins@defiance.edu.

For further information contact the Teacher Education Office at 419-783-2323.





Head Women’s Golf Coach

Defiance College​ seeks qualified applicants for the position of Head Women’s Golf Coach. The head coach is responsible for the total operation of the women’s golf program under the direction of the athletic director. Golf responsibilities include recruiting, match/practice management, budget management, scheduling, fundraising, and other duties normally associated with being the head coach. Additional expectations of this position include mentoring of student-athletes and commitment to their academic progress and degree completion; development of a service learning/engagement project for student-athletes; knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, HCAC, and institutional rules and regulations; game administration duties; some departmental and campus committee work/involvement; and possible teaching assignments.

A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a strong golf coaching background with demonstrated success as a successful recruiter and positive role model for student-athletes. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31) but with an immediate start date for this first year. To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of four professional references to: Defiance College Athletic Department, 701 N. Clinton, Defiance, OH 43512 at email mtrubey@defiance.edu.






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