Founded in 1865, Ottawa University (www.ottawa.edu) is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. The University’s traditional campuses are in Ottawa, Kansas and Surprise, Arizona. In addition to the traditional campuses, Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs for both the bachelors and graduate level at its campuses located within the United States and through online degree programs throughout the U.S. Ottawa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Building on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry, Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity. The University’s Code of Conduct and Ethics interprets this mission as it applies to the everyday decisions, behaviors, and actions of those within the community. All members of the Ottawa University Community are responsible for sustaining the highest ethical standards of the University, and of the broader communities in which it functions.
Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.
A completed Application for Employment is required as a part of the application process. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, CV, and the contact information for three professional references to complete the application for employment.
Offers of employment (campus based and remote) may be extended only to individuals who reside within one of the following registered states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming. You are required to maintain primary residency in one of the above states, to maintain employment with Ottawa University. You may petition for the University to gain registration for a new state through the University Department of Human Resources; however, a positive outcome cannot be guaranteed. The University reserves the right to deny petitions of new state registration based on priority and needs of the organization.