Career Opportunities

History Faculty

Ozarka College seeks applicants for a full-time Instructor of History. The position is a 9-month full time faculty appointment requiring a minimum 15 hours of instruction per semester with opportunities for additional course assignaments.   

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of freshman and sophomore courses including, but not limited to, World Civilization I and II, American History I and II, and Arkansas History. This position will be a rotational teaching assignment at the Melbourne, Ash Flat, and Mountain View sites, as well as online courses. Other duties include: participation in departmental activities, institutional committee assignment, advising, assessment, and appropriate professional development activities relevant for the position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in History, or a related field with 18 hours of graduate levels coursework in History
  • Some formal teaching experience
  • Interest and commitment to undergraduate education
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively will college committees, campus organizations, and other educational institutions and to be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • Able to design goals and assess learning outcomes
  • Experience and interest in utilizing technology for instructional delivery and online courses

 Desirable/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience teaching in Higher Education
  • Experience in developing new courses
  • Proven experience with and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of working, commuting, and other non-traditional community college students

Position Description:

  • Provide professional, high-quality educational experiences in History to Ozarka College Students
  • Effectively advise and register Ozarka College students
  • Work effectively with the Division Chair, Vice President of Academics and the Provost to develop, enhance, and promote academic programs and curriculum
  • Serve on Ozarka College committees as assigned to assist in providing programs and services
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities of an Ozarka College faculty member as outlined in a timely and effective manner
  • Other duties as assigned

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin April 5, 2021. Open Until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  To apply, submit detailed letter of application, an Ozarka Employment Application, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:


Remit to:
Ozarka College
Office of Human Resources
Attention: History Faculty Search Committee
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR 72556
(870) 368-2002/FAX (870) 368-2094

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DeEdra Steed
Director of HR
Contact Information:

Director of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P.O. Box 10
Melbourne, Ar 72556
870.368.2094 fax