Bethel College

Bethel College seeks to fill full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Business with an emphasis in Marketing to begin fall 2018.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in marketing and related business disciplines, student advising, student recruitment, assessment, and involvement in the college community. Faculty members are also expected to maintain active scholarship and participate in professional development activities.

Qualifications

M.A. required, Ph.D. preferred, in the area of marketing or related business discipline. MS, MBA or DBA will also be considered. Experience teaching marketing at the college level preferred. Rank depends upon qualifications and experience.

Successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to Christian liberal arts education.  All faculty are expected to exhibit a vibrant Christian faith and relevance of faith commitments to their disciplines and professions.  While Bethel College is affiliated with the Missionary Church, its faculty members encompass a variety of Christian denominations.

 

Institutional Summary

Bethel College, launched in 1947, is an urban-situated, evangelical institution affiliated with the Missionary Church, currently composed of 1,800 traditional and adult/graduate students from 35 states and 10 countries, and 225 full-time employees.  Her city was recently named in the Top 10 College Towns of America, hosting 250,000 residents, five colleges (including Notre Dame), the 2nd largest shopping district in the state of Indiana, 15,000 businesses, 50 parks, and Mishawaka's own 3 mile Riverwalk development.  Resort venues on Lake Michigan are 45 minutes away.

Bethel is ranked in the Top 15% nationally by U.S. News & World Report, recognized in the Top 100 nationally for its commitment to character development by the Templeton Guide, and listed in the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for regional impact.  Bethel's 18,000 alumni occupy 49 states and 35 world areas, and enjoy a medical school acceptance rate double the national average, a #1 ranking for all Colleges in Indiana for excellence of Teacher Education alumni, 100% job placement rate in Nursing, 99% in music education, Top 4% finish nationally in competitive math performance tests, and 100% pass rate every year on the national performance standard for a unique academic major in Sign Language Interpreting.  Bethel hosts more than 8,000 guests annually to her arts productions, 25,000 annually in conference services, and many community members in support of her 33 national athletic championships in the NAIA and NCCAA.

Bethel College alumni include the No. 1 voted School Superintendent in Indiana, the No. 1 voted School Principal in Indiana, a Top 1% pediatric surgeon in North America, the former Executive Director of the largest Youth for Christ district in the nation, the Chaplain of Barak Obama's childhood school, the lead in "South Pacific" off Broadway, a national leader and lab executive in Nanotechnology and Sustainable Energy, Lynne Hybels spouse and ministry partner of Bill, as founders of Willowcreek Church, MLB All-Star Team representative from the Boston Red Sox Justin Masterson, MLB pitcher for the Atlanta Braves Eric Stults, a senior Midwest manager for Blue Cross / Blue Shield, and more.   

The mission of Bethel College is to be a community of learners building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and world.  Bethel's liberating academic programs challenge the mind, enlarge the vision, and equip the whole person for lifelong service.

Bethel launched its GREATer Agenda:  2014-2018 in March 2014.  This represents the first leg of a two-phase journey toward Bethel's 75th Anniversary in the year 2022.  The long-term, grand aspiration is that Bethel become a Top Five most influential Wesleyan college in America.  How?  By becoming GREATer over the next five years.  Why?  For the greater glory of God.  What produces a GREATer Bethel?  The five priorities are:

G grow by 1,000 students (200 traditional, 800 adult/graduate)

R perpetuate conditions for spiritual revival so compelling it spreads across our region

E surprise constituents with creativity and excellence, thus earning an "encore"

A improve campus aesthetics with $25 million in designated projects  and

T testify more broadly to who we are and what God is accomplishing among us

 

Bethel College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal laws.
In keeping with the mission of the institution, Bethel College seeks applicants with a strong commitment to the values and lifestyle of evangelical Christianity and who profess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. As a Christian institution, we require faculty and staff to adhere to the College's Lifestyle Covenant and to enforce a religiously based statement of responsibilities for all College employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Bethel College, as an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Missionary Church, 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).

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