Assistant Lecturer of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies

Additional Information

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


The Department of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies has a full time, on-campus Assistant Lecturer position available August 2021. Primary duties include teaching undergraduate students in one or more of the following areas; early childhood curriculum, family and community relations, youth work, grant writing and research methods, family stress and crisis, and other content areas related to children. The standard assigned teaching load is 12 semester hours (typically four courses, primarily taught face-to-face). Responsibilities also include service to the department, college, and university; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in human development and family studies, child development, early childhood education, adult education/executive development and public service, or closely related field from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Authorization to work in the US

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 families and children; experience in one or more of the following: working in an agency that serves children and families, certification as a child life specialist, classroom experience in early childhood settings, or holds or has held an early childhood or elementary teaching license. Effective oral and written communication skills.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

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.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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 120 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 aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies:800170

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Information regarding transcripts

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.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Scott Hall at or (765) 285-5943.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Undergraduate Transcripts

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