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.
The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for
the arts and design, as well as a locus of innovation for improving
and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines
the traditional excellence inherent in Oklahoma's oldest public
educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role
of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and
Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding
the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The
institution's educational emphasis is on faculty mentorship in
student-centered education, with a commitment to respect diversity
and encourage inclusiveness. This commitment to excellence provides
students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more
than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are
dedicated to holistically developing the artist, scholar, creative
professional, educator, citizen and leader. With more than 200
performing and visual arts events every year, the college
encourages students from a variety of academic disciplines and
programs to view exhibits, attend special events, experience
performances, partake in masterclasses, discuss their work, and
ultimately find their unique artistic voice while learning to think
from a global perspective. The College of Fine Arts and Design
currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department
of Dance, School of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of
Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized
accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music
(NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For
further information see our website http://www.uco.edu/cfad
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The Department of Theatre Arts invites applications for adjunct
faculty in Theatre. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate
courses in Beginning Acting for majors and non-majors. Ideal
candidates will have experience teaching acting and/or experience
in professional acting, as well as the ability to coach/train
students in contemporary acting techniques. Adjunct assignments may
require teaching evening classes .
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
Experience Preferred :
Higher Education teaching experience.
Provide a learning environment that supports student success. Usage
of D2L system. Ensuring timely management and response to student.
Posting and returning grades by required time.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.