Interview preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
- An Evangelical Christian confession of faith and experience is required (Statement of Faith required at application). Membership in the Church of the Nazarene preferred;
- Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in retention and student success;
- Ability to strategize, create, manage and assess programs and initiatives;
- Ability to learn and use up-to-date digital tools and to make data-informed decisions;
- Ability to work collaboratively across divisional lines; and
- Masters degree or higher in a field associated with MVNU’s academic program.
- Strong presentation skills, and commitment to quality instruction and student learning;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with others.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, early application is strongly advised. Interested candidates should send an application letter, curriculum vita, unofficial college transcripts, evidence of teaching competence, names and contact information for three references, a one- to two- page statement of educational philosophy, and a one- to two-page statement of faith. Applicants are encouraged to submit application materials via email as Microsoft Word, .pdf file attachments, or as hard copies to:
Barnett Cochran, Ph.D.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or military service in administering its employment policies and practices. As a religious educational institution under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs/practices in making employment decisions and does so to achieve its mission. The University requires as a condition of employment that all employees subscribe to standards of the Church of the Nazarene and conduct their lives in accordance therewith.