The Bunce School of Education is seeking a talented individual to fill a position that includes multiple responsibilities. The successful candidate will hold the title of non-tenure track Assistant Professor, Career Technical Education. The role includes serving as Coordinator for a unique program that serves as one of only five such programs within the state of Ohio. The candidate must possess strong organizational skills and be able to assist where needed by the Bunce School of Education.

The candidate will be involved in all aspects of the Career Tech Program at the University of Rio Grande including the following:

  • Teaching the courses in career tech education
  • Extensive travel required to observe teachers throughout southern Ohio
  • Frequent interaction with ODE and Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)
  • Review of transcripts and advising potential students
  • Review and approval of licensure requests
  • Frequent interaction with Career Tech Center Administration

The position is grant-funded by a one-year renewable grant. In addition, summer teaching (in June) is required as is minimal summer administrative work (i.e. ongoing communication with area school principals).


  • Masters degree and prior teaching experience
  • Licensure in Career Tech education preferred
  • Experience in Leadership/Administration
  • Experience with Ohio Department of Education (ODE) licensure requirements
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Applicants must send a cover letter detailing their interest and qualifications, updated CV, transcripts (unofficial accepted for application purposes), as well as three professional references to:

Mr. Chris Nourse
Director of Human Resources
Email: HR@rio.edu
Fax: 740.245.5266

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is open until filled. Background check and official transcripts required prior to hire. For additional information about Rio, please visit: www.rio.edu

The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College is America’s unique private/public institution of higher education designed to provide learners the opportunity to attain a high-quality, high-value education. Our personalized, learner-centered environment promotes successful lives, careers, and responsible citizenship. Rio is nestled in the rolling hills of the Appalachian Mountains, a primarily rural area. Larger metropolitan areas including Huntington & Charleston, WV, and Athens & Columbus, OH, are within 1-2 hour driving time. Rio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.