- Earned doctorate in adult education, community education, or closely related field.
- Relevant and successful teaching experience or potential to teach adult education courses designed to serve multiple graduate programs.
- Qualifications align with graduate faculty status within the department and university.
- Ability to teach and conduct academic duties.
- Knowledge and experience in working with diverse student populations.
- Evidence of openness and expertise in leadership and/or collaborative engagement with peers and colleagues.
- A commitment to strengthening and supporting ongoing growth of our programs.
- Experience teaching using online and distance-learning course delivery methods.
- Experience advising graduate students, chairing, or serving on doctoral committees.
- Experience working with community organizations, community education, and/or governmental organizations.
- Experience with community engagement or service-learning activities.
- Evidence of scholarly activities (i.e. publications, research, and grants) related to adult and community education.
- Experience working with multicultural, international, and diverse learners.
At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.