Leadership, Adjunct



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 members provide quality learning experience for students and support the educational philosophy, mission, and long-term goals of the University of Central Oklahoma, the College of Liberal Arts, and the hiring department. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, advise and mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain student records in accordance with university policies. Adjunct faculty members work in a collaborative manner with full- and part-time colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Teaching undergraduate courses in Leadership in any of the following formats: 'Traditional semester morning, afternoon, or evening courses 'Weekend courses 'Block scheduling (4 or 8 week courses) 'Online 'UCO Campus in Edmond or UCO-Downtown at the Carnegie Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Specific courses may include:

  • Theories of Leadership
  • Leadership, Health & Wellness
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Other leadership courses


Adjunct faculty members support the educational philosophy, mission, and long-term goals of the University of Central Oklahoma, the College of Liberal Arts, and the hiring department. Adjunct faculty members teach classes, advise and mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain student records in accordance with university policies. Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.

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.

Experience Preferred:

Either the bachelor's degree or the master's degree or the doctorate must be in leadership or a related discipline 'A minimum of five years of significant leadership experience 'Previous teaching and/or training and development experience 'Evidence of teaching effectiveness 'Willingness to learn specific technology 'Experience in teaching leadership courses at the secondary or university level or conducting training and development sessions in leadership is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Work in a collaborative manner with full- and part-time colleagues and adhere to all of the policies and procedures outlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

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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