Department of Early Childhood, Youth, & Family Studies
Instructors of Early Childhood, Youth, & Family Studies
Ball State University
Ball State University’s Teachers College invites applications for part-time semester faculty appointments to teach undergraduate course(s) in the Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies. Area of specialization is child life. The assigned teaching load is 3-6 credit semester hours (typically one-two courses per term). One course is taught fully online. One course is taught as a blend of online and on-campus instruction, including working collaboratively with pediatric nursing faculty in simulation labs.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in child life, early childhood education, child development, human development and family studies, educational psychology, or closely related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment. -Minimum of 4,000 hours of paid child life clinical experience OR a minimum of two years of experience teaching child life subject matter. -Maintains knowledge of the current and up-to-date Child Life Code of Ethics and the Official Documents of the Association of Child Life Professionals. Pursues training relevant to adult learning styles and evidence-based teaching methodology. Maintains membership with ACLP and GLACLP.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: A record of successful teaching content related to children and families; experience teaching online courses. Must hold and maintain Child Life Specialist credential through instruction period.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/21403. Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Scott Hall and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through October 13, 2020.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
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About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.