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Faculty Support Specialist

Apply now Job no: 493030
Work type: Hourly (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Other

Job Title: Faculty Support Specialist

Reporting Relationship: Executive Director, Student and Faculty Support Services

Unit: National & Global

Department: Student Experience

Campus Location: NGM Building

Summary of Position:    The faculty support specialist is responsible for the key faculty coordination activities, including scheduling assigned instructors to courses, assisting faculty with resolving problems, and processing adjunct instructor payroll. The faculty support specialist will periodically review instructor’s activity to ensure that expectations set by the schools for instructing the course are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify courses in need of faculty, send offers and contracts to adjunct instructors 
  • Ensure faculty have the correct materials, order materials and follow-up as necessary
  • Enter adjunct pay for courses assigned
  • Review faculty course schedules to comply with ACA guidelines regularly and assign position pay codes 
  • Schedule substitute or replacement instructors as needed 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Associate Degree Required; Bachelor Preferred


  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set and reset priorities in a fast-paced, multi-task work environment
  • Ability to attend to details with a high level of accuracy
  • Sensitivity for managing confidential information
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel
  • Experience working within a database environment helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies or issues and propose solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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