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Adjunct - Adult Education and Safety Sciences

University of Central Oklahoma
Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 18, 2019

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.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education programs are CAEP 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 for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Educational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA). 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

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses to support degree and major programs in Organizational Leadership, General Studies, Career – Technical and Workforce Development, Occupational Safety, and Adult and Higher Education at the graduate level. Responsiveness to students, fellow program faculty, administrative assistant and Department Chair as necessary.


Experience Required:

Possesses at least a master’s degree in the field of interest, and a terminal degree for graduate level courses and program.

Experience Preferred:

Higher education teaching experience in the field of interest, and expertise in multiple delivery/instructional methods to include face to face, online, hybrid, and alternative delivery methods. Familiarity with UCO learning platform D2L.


Appropriate to the field of interest, in particular in multiple delivery methods. Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time, and may involve in-class (face to face), as well as hybrid, online, and alternative delivery methods.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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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