Colorado Christian University: Engineering Faculty Position

    Engineering Faculty, College of Undergraduate Studies Colorado Christian University


    Job Summary

    The full-time faculty member in the College of Undergraduate Studies (CUS) Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics within the School of Humanities and Sciences (SHS), B.S. Industrial Engineering program, will teach courses in the Essential Engineering Core and Industrial Engineering Core. Initially, the Engineering faculty may teach courses in mathematics and science in addition to the engineering courses to fulfill their 12 credit hour per semester teaching load. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours of in-seat courses per semester and will be expected to participate in regular faculty responsibilities, such as mentoring B.S. Industrial Engineering students and participating in committee work. A Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related field is required. Faculty rank will be determined based on the finalist's credentials and experience.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Teach assigned undergraduate courses in accord with all standard policies and procedures within the SHS. A typical load is 24 credit hours of undergraduate in-seat courses per year (12 credit hours per semester).
    2. Advising and mentoring SHS students as assigned by the Dean, typically but not limited to, the B.S. Industrial Engineering students.
    3. Must work effectively and positively with administrators, faculty, and support staff to establish and maintain effective positive working relationships.
    4. Provide strategic thinking in fulfilling the goals of CUS School of Humanities and Sciences in support of the University Strategic Objectives.
    5. Provide effective servant/shepherd leadership among faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
    6. Communicate effectively with the University community, ministry partners, corporate partners, and general audiences.
    7. Strong participation in faculty, committee, or other meetings as part of this position or as assigned.
    8. Assist the CUS Dean of the School Humanities and Sciences with other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    1. A Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or related field from an accredited college/university is required.
    2. Demonstrated excellence in teaching engineering, science, and mathematics courses.
    3. Three or more years of successful teaching experience in a college or university.
    4. Have a proven track record of student learning and engagement through previous classroom evaluations by students or faculty administration.
    5. Demonstrate superior oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
    6. Passionate about Christ-centered higher education and dedicated to the integration of faith and learning in the field of engineering.
    7. Strong sense of calling to the mission and vision of Colorado Christian University, have a lifestyle compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and be in agreement with the University’s Strategic Objectives.
    8. Deeply committed to student success.
    9. Proficiency in appropriate MS Office applications and able to use appropriate software/technology such as a collegiate learning management system (LMS) in the learning environment.
    10. Committed to learning new ideas for classroom presentations and dynamic class interactions to engage student learning in a meaningful way.
    11. Participate in extracurricular activities to support and encourage students.

    Nature of Work Environment
    While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    Spiritual Requirements

    1. Committed follower of Jesus Christ, who believes there is no salvation apart from faith in his atonement on the cross, by grace alone becoming "born again" thus beginning a personal relationship with Christ, the Son of God.
    2. Able to effectively communicate personal faith and apply biblical principles and convictions in the workplace. Must have a strong sense of calling to the ministry of Colorado Christian University.
    3. Regularly attend and be engaged in meaningful involvement in a Bible-believing evangelical local church. Knowledgeable about the Word of God and passionate about Christian education.
    4. Must be a traditional evangelical Christian whose lifestyle is in consonance with sound Christian principles, is compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and is in agreement with the Strategic Objectives promulgated by the University.

    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Colorado Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status. CCU is committed to an environment free from discrimination and harassment and calls on every member of the university community to be vigilant in deterring and reporting all violations. CCU does reserve the right to exercise preference on the basis of religion in all of its employment practices. All employees who work at CCU must demonstrate a spiritual testimony consistent with our evangelical mission and follow our lifestyle expectations.