Blue Mountain Christian University Employment Opportunities

Faculty Employment Application


FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Professor

Blue Mountain Christian University seeks applications and nominations for a faculty member in Psychology as an Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2024. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, one of nine academic units in the University, employs 3 FT faculty and enrolls over 50 students in its 4 different degree programs. Blue Mountain Christian University seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to assist students in developing intellectual integrity, academic excellence, social awareness and Christian character. The institution currently offers on degree in this field - the Bachelor of Science in Psychology. 
 

  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Activities required of all faculty include competency in the discipline, a high level of proficiency as a teacher, student recruitment, curriculum development, academic advising, committee service, and service to the department, university and the community. The person filling this position would teach courses in psychology, serve on university committees, provide student academic advisement and contribute professional expertise in a positive way to the profession and to the larger community. 
     
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Psychology or related field (ABD considered), background in Psychology, experience and demonstrated success in college coaching.
     
  • SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, benefits including medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and free tuition to BMCU for employees and their dependents. 
     

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed BMCU employment application along with CV, transcripts copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to Dr. Sharon Enzor by emailing senzor@ecomptel.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The application can be found on the University website at the bottom of the page under "Jobs at BMCU."



ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS

There are no adjunct faculty positions available at this time.
 



FULL-TIME STAFF POSITIONS

Director of Distance Learning & Instructional Design/Technology

Blue Mountain Christian University seeks to fill a full-time position for the Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Design/Technology. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with Faculty and Staff to promote campus-wide online learning initiatives and ensure quality online teaching and learning experiences. Beginning date for position July 1, 2024. Education Requirements: Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related fields.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Facilitate faculty member professional development, training, and one-on-one sessions.
  • Assist faculty with the implementation of Open Education Resources (OER) initiative.
  • Assist the Course Materials Coordinator with the distribution of electronic resources in the Learning Management System.
  • Manage Learning Management System (LMS) course shell creation, faculty and student account creation, and "initial" course enrollment in the LMS. 
  • Monitor course size in the LMS and adjust as needed. 
  • Evaluate and maintain LMS resources; course shell creation and archiving, student and faculty account creation and deletion, and student and faculty course enrollment.
  • Work with Information Technology Services to implement external tools/resources that integrate with LMS as needed by Faculty.
  • Assist with online proctoring and proctoring software for faculty and students. 
  • Coordinate and implement of course design standards.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and instructional design and delivery techniques for inclusion in course curriculum. 
  • Assist faculty with learning and implementing technology into their course curriculum. 
  • Coordinate the technical and instructional functions of course development for online and hybrid courses.
  • Make continuous improvements in the creation, use, and implementation of online and hybrid course offerings to meet the students' needs using carious authorized tools and technologies.
  • Research and implement new technologies and emerging pedagogical standards in the field.
  • Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive Distance Learning Plan. 
  • Facilitate the delivery of online learning curricula while working with faculty through a variety of instructional methods and staff development.
  • Implement the Quality Matters Rubric and course evaluation process to ensure quality of all courses offered through distance/online learning.
  • Coordinate the daily operations of online learning and work with the Provost to ensure instructional technology resources are use appropriately.
  • Serve as a liaison for full-time, adjunct, and dual-credit faculty regarding course roster distribution, student enrollment updates, and technical difficulties regarding the LMS platform.
  • Update information for student and faculty online orientation and technical support sites for external website.
  • Provide instructional design and technical support to faculty in the use of classroom technology and the implementation of OER initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of a budget for distance learning.
  • Perform other duties assigned. 

Knowledge

  • Comprehensive understanding of online learning development using Canvas 
  • Current high-impact instructional technologies, multi-media, and learning activities development.
  • Creation and facilitation of faculty development. 
  • OER resources and implementations.
  • Demonstrated online learning development. 
  • Computer software used with department to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and "Access." (Adobe PDF)

Skills

  • Strong written and oral communications and relational skills.
  • Strong Documentation Skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.

Abilities

  • Work effectively with administrators, faculty, and staff in academic and administrative functions.
  • Lead development of instructional content that adheres to learning standards. 
  • Effectively organize and manage multiple tasks. 
  • Work independently, exercise initiative, and follow through to completion of assigned tasks.
  • Work in a team environment. 
  • Analyze, solve problems, and make decisions under pressure in area of responsibility.
  • Read and understand written instruction and communicate information and ideas in clear and concise written form. 

Employment Status: Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Experience Required: Minimum two (2) years' experience in the coordination or management of distance learning program, teaching in an online environment, curriculum development, and experience with online and distance learning high-impact practices and standards (such as Quality Matters).
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, or related fields. 
Direct Supervisor: Provost  

 

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed BMCU employment application, resume, and cover letter to Dr. Sharon Enzor, by email senzor@ecomptel.com.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Enrollment Services Student Recruiter

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Realize that BMCU Recruiters are front line ambassadors for the University. A prospective student’s image of Blue Mountain Christian University is many times formed by the conduct, conversation, and appearance of BMCU Recruiters. BMCU Recruiters are expected to represent the institution in a professional and intentionally Christian manner both on and off campus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as an enrollment advisor and the primary contact person for prospective students through the initial admissions, financial aid, and enrollment processes. This will include extensive advising on matters related to financial aid, cost, and scholarships.
  • Recruit and enroll a pre-determined number of qualified students from a well-defined geographical area. Maintain records of contact and follow-up communication regarding prospective students within recruitment territories.
  • Coordinate with Associate Director of Admissions to schedule campus tours.
  • Conduct on-site visits to high schools and represent Blue Mountain Christian University at career fairs, college nights, and church programs. This will involve extensive travel in both urban and rural settings. May include some evening and weekend travel.
  • Provide extensive personal follow-up to prospective students and their families through ongoing email, letters, social media, and telephone calls. (Personal follow-up is essential at each stage of the enrollment process.)
  • Work with Associate Director of Admissions, Blue Crew, faculty and staff to plan, promote, and conduct Preview Days.
  • Plan regional recruiting receptions for prospective students and their parents to meet with BMC administrators and faculty to discuss issues related to financial planning, academic interests, and the overall enrollment process.
  • In association with the Enrollment Services Data Manager, coordinate the follow-up procedures necessary to obtain all enrollment forms needed to complete the application process.
  • Develops a yearly recruitment plan for achieving goals.
  • Seek networking opportunities to build relationships that will expand BMC’s influence in new student markets and strengthen those in existing markets.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the Vice President for External Relations or the President.
  • Works as a team player, assisting others as needed.
  • Have a working knowledge of FERPA, rules and regulations.
  • Lives a lifestyle congruent with the mission of the University both on and off campus.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and relevant work and/or life experience that will result in demonstrated successful recruitment. (BMCU Graduates preferred.)
  • A passion for Christian Higher Education and a strong personal commitment to Christ.
  • A strong work ethic with excellent organization and interpersonal skills; and a high degree of initiative.
  • The ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and other office technology are also required.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to customer service and successful track record in sales.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced university environment, and the ability to follow directions with minimum guidelines and supervision.
  • Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support BMCU’s mission and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed BMCU employment application, resume, and cover letter to Dr. Robert Cloyd, P.O. Box 160, Blue Mountain, MS 38610 or by email rcloyde@ecomptel.com.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
 


 

PART-TIME STAFF POSITIONS
There are no part-time staff positions available at this time.

STAFF APPLICATION