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.
The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152
part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the
University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850
undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34
undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see
our website at http://www.uco.edu/la.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Depending on qualifications, discipline/field, and experience, the
Adjunct will teach one or more sections of selected courses in the
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
The Adjunct candidate must possess an M. A. in Sociology or an M.
A. in Addictions Counseling. The M. A. in Addictions Counseling
must be CADC certified or equivalent or graduate hours in the
Addictions Counseling field for teaching upper-division courses.
Experience teaching in one of the related fields/discipline is
Experience teaching at the university level is preferred, but not
required, in one of the related fields/disciplines of Sociology or
Addictions Counseling. ABD or doctorate preferred.
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. Works collaboratively with colleagues
and professional peers.
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.