NORTHWEST NAZARENE UNIVERSITY Center of Innovation in Teaching and Learning Faculty of Innovation in Education
The Doceo Center The Doceo Center is a Center of Innovation in Teaching and Learning funded by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. The Center seeks to transform P-16 education in the State of Idaho and beyond through the creative combination of technology and pedagogy. The Center will use and research best practices and test unproven practices.
Description of Position Northwest Nazarene University Doceo Center is seeking applications for one full-time, non-tenure track faculty member available immediately.
Northwest Nazarene University is sponsored by the Church of the Nazarene and seeks to reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. All those interested are encouraged to apply and will be evaluated equitably.
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position has five essential functions:
To promote the use of technology in education from early childhood through college.
To research the outcomes and achievement of students using various means of educational innovation.
To investigate new instructional strategies and technologies in the practices of education.
To encourage best practices in teaching through the offering of professional development in schools and districts across Idaho and the United States.
To prepare and present professional development to educators from kindergarten through the university level throughout Idaho and across the United States.
Master’s in Education or within the social sciences
Four or more years teaching experience in the K-12 environment (Secondary experience preferred)
Passion for and experience in transforming students through innovation in education
Experience presenting to adults
The university requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU
Ability to work collaboratively and provide and receive criticism in a Christlike manner
Ability to problem solve and navigate technical challenges in the classroom
Exhibit excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Sufficient skills, knowledge and training to perform the essential functions of this position
High motivation and commitment to the University, including the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines, work with minimal supervision, be able to multi-task and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances
Willingness and aptitude to learn new technologies to provide support to educators and campus personnel
Must be willing to and be comfortable with work related travel, including traveling alone by vehicle or air, rental and driving of rental vehicles
Must possess a current valid driver’s license, be vehicle insurable with a good driving record in accordance with NNU’s vehicle policy
Ability to view a computer screen for extended periods of time
Ability to work with others and foster teamwork
Ability to maintain a positive demeanor under stressful situations and deadlines
Compensation The salary will be determined by the educational background and experience of each applicant. Full-time faculty will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, sabbatical experiences and a retirement program.
Application Process To be considered for this position, a complete application must be received, including all of the following:
Letter of interest
Responses to the NNU Christian Mission
Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
Statement describing your philosophy of teaching
Two reference letters from professional associates ?Letter of reference from current pastor
Transcripts (unofficial acceptable for the hiring process, official required upon hire)
Send, fax or email completed application packet to: Human Resources Northwest Nazarene University 623 S. University Boulevard Nampa, ID 83686 Phone: (208) 467-8036 Fax: (208) 467-8587 Email: email@example.com
Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.
Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights act of 1964, as amended.)
Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master's degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Idaho Falls, McCall, Twin Falls and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, ...the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master's level universities in the west.