DC Employment Opportunities


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 committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus are especially encouraged to apply.

Faculty | Part-Time Faculty | Administrative Positions | Graduate Assistantships

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Forensic Science

Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Forensic Science. Responsibilities include a 24-credit per year teaching load involving undergraduate courses in digital forensic science; academic advising; curriculum development; committee work; and service to the college.

The successful candidate must have a master’s or doctoral degree in information technology, digital forensics, computer engineering, cybersecurity, information assurance, or related field. Rank is Assistant or Associate Professor for a completed doctorate, Instructor for ABD and less than three years of college teaching experience, and Assistant Professor of Practice for a master’s degree and at least three years of professional experience. Preference will be given to candidates with significant digital forensics or cybersecurity work experience, teaching experience, and an industry certification.

To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements and preferences of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), and contact information of four professional references to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
or email: geichenberg@defiance.edu





Assistant or Associate Professor of Business


Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Business. We are at an exciting crossroads and searching for a dynamic and innovative individual to contribute to a redesigned undergraduate and graduate program in Business.

Responsibilities include a 24-credit per year teaching load involving undergraduate and graduate courses in business administration and management; academic advising; curriculum development; accreditation compliance; committee work; and service to the college.

The successful candidate must be ABD or have a completed doctorate in business (PhD or DBA) or related field. For the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, the candidate must have a completed doctorate; rank is Instructor for ABD and less than three years of college teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of contemporary issues in business environments, international experience, understanding of business start-up and turnaround, and ability to outreach with professionals in the field.
To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements and preferences of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), and contact information of four professional references to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512





Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Education


Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Education Department. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education; field supervision; academic advising; curriculum development; committee work; and service to the college. As Director of Education, responsibilities include accreditation compliance, admission and progress monitoring of students, developing course schedules, and managing budget.

The successful candidate must have a completed doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D.) or be ABD in education, curriculum studies, or a related field. Experience with accreditation of teacher education programs is essential. Preference will be given to candidates with K-12 and higher education teaching experience and ability to teach courses in at least one of the licensure areas of early childhood education, middle childhood education, or adolescent and young adult education.

To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements and preferences of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), and contact information of four professional references to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
or email: geichenberg@defiance.edu





Teacher Education Field Supervisors

The Defiance College Education program is seeking practicum and clinical supervisors to supervise and observe teacher education students participating in field experiences. Areas of need include science, chemistry, social studies, mathematics, and language arts at the middle childhood and secondary levels and mild-to-moderate special education. This job requires site visits during normal school hours and may include attendance at on-campus meetings/training sessions which are typically held on Wednesday evening and/or Saturday.

Requirements include a master’s degree in education and teaching experience in a K-12 educational environment; current teaching licensure is preferred. To apply, send cover letter of interest, resume, and contact information of four professional references electronically to Defiance College Education Department at twatkins@defiance.edu.



 

 

PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS


None at this time.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Admission Counselor

Immediate opening exists for an individual to represent Defiance College assisting in all aspects of recruitment of new students. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel an assigned territory developing relationships with secondary school counselors, attend college fairs, and participate in other admission-related events and activities which at times may require evening and weekend work. Will be responsible for interviewing and counseling prospective students and parents regarding educational and financial opportunities and providing additional prospective student follow-up activities. Bachelor’s degree required; 2-3 years’ experience in admissions, marketing, sales, or higher education desirable. Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with a variety of individuals are imperative.

Send letter of application, resume, and the name and telephone numbers of four professional references electronically to Defiance College at: geichenberg@defiance.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.





Assistant Director of Marketing

Defiance College seeks an Assistant Director of Marketing to provide a variety of marketing functions in support of a comprehensive college-wide marketing plan. Responsibilities include creative and news writing and editorial support; production support for marketing materials; assisting with the creation and content management of the College’s web and social media sites; and performing a variety of operational support activities. Bachelor degree in communications, marketing, or related field required; 2-3 years’ work experience with writing, proofreading, and editing is preferred. Superb writing skills, creative thinking skills, and in-depth knowledge of various computer programs, systems, and web tools is required. Candidates may be asked to participate in a writing exercise. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and contact information of four professional references electronically to Defiance College Human Resources Department at geichenberg@defiance.edu. EOE

 




GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS


None at this time.

 




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