MISSION: To educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.
RESPONSIBLITIES: Primary responsibility is teaching undergraduate media arts courses for majors and general education students. Corban seeks applicants with a broad understanding of—and demonstrated excellence in—media arts, which includes writing for the new media, visual rhetoric, digital production, and social media development. The successful candidate will be asked to invent and teach various courses in media studies, possibly including Media and Society, Narrative Theory, and Visual Arts. The candidate should have broad experience with digital platforms and the ability to teach students how to use digital media content creation tools. Perhaps most importantly, the candidate will enjoy mentoring undergraduates as they plan for careers in media arts.
Other duties include academic advising, curriculum and program development, and university and departmental committee work. The successful candidate must teach the subject matter in a manner that is consistent with the University’s Statement of Faith. Corban University faculty are expected to be active scholars, excellent teachers, active in service to the university and the community, and able to model the integration of faith and learning.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Doctorate in media arts or closely related field preferred. The successful candidate without a doctorate will be encouraged to complete a doctoral program.
Experience: Significant experience in a field related to media arts is preferred and college teaching experience is preferred. Candidate should have strong teaching and leadership skills and have a demonstrated record of active participation in professional organizations.
Character: The candidate must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and evidence a mature Christian faith, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, be committed to the integration of biblical principles within the discipline of media arts and be willing to invest him/herself in the development of undergraduate students. The media arts program places great value in collaboration and, therefore, desires candidates who have the same teamwork and collaborative values. Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God’s kingdom, engages in global concerns and connects culturally.
Interested candidates MUST submit all of the following materials to be considered:
Letter of application
Curriculum Vitae and transcripts
Brief testimony of your Christian faith and ministry involvement
Three letters of recommendation
Completed Corban faculty application found on our website:
Corban University is a Christian university whose purpose is to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Corban provides a strong Bible-centered academic program with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. Along with traditional and adult degree completion programs at the undergraduate level, Corban offers graduate teacher licensure programs and graduate degrees in education, business, counseling, and ministry. Where permitted by law and consistent with the school’s history, mission, and core values, Corban exercises religious preference throughout the University. Employees must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, agree with the University Statement of Faith, evidence a mature Christian faith, and be an active member of a Bible-believing, Gospel-preaching local church. Within these guidelines, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all applicants, employees and students and to not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, national origin or age in access to, o...r treatment in employment.
A Theology of Multicultural Inclusion: At Corban, we celebrate God’s beauty as expressed through cultural diversity. We aim to flourish as an eclectic Christian community, multiethnic, multicultural, and multinational in scope, happy in the knowledge that all people are created in God’s image and that God’s redemptive purposes extend to all. In everything we do, locally and globally, we strive to meet each other with a humble disposition, mindful always that we are saved by grace. And, in everything we do, we hope to demonstrate love, informed by the biblical mandate to love our neighbors as ourselves, knowing that we are—otherwise—clanging cymbals. Corban’s mission is to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. To this end, and for God’s glory, we extend gratitude to all our brothers and sisters in Christ, and together—unified in purpose—we share the gospel with a broken world.