Family Life Education, Adjunct

Location
Oklahoma, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time


College/Department Overview:

The College of Education and Professional Studies has 100 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 majors. All teacher education programs are NCATE accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP). UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students. For further information, see our website at http://www.uco.edu/ceps.

Position Overview:

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty - provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The adjunct instructor will prepare and teach the assigned class following a syllabus guideline. The instructor will teach all class sessions, maintain appropriate records, assign earned grades, report needed data to the department, and complete all necessary department assessment information. Classes may be available in Child Development or Marriage and Family, depending on qualifications and semester class offerings.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Experience Required:

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

Possesses at least a Master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance,and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university, the mission and long term goals of the University. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Adheres to all policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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