ACM, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Temporary Instructor (EDU-Innovator)

Location
Edmond, OK
Posted
Jul 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 2017-4171
Posted Date 7/22/2017
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010791
Department Academy of Contemporary Music
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with experience and credentials
Targeted Job Start Date 8/1/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Varies by class schedule
Preference Date ..


College/Department Overview

The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the experience of 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 emphasis is on student-centered education. 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 developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, take classes and discuss their work , and ultimately learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective.The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, Department 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 at http://www.uco.edu/cfad.

Position Overview

A Temporary Instructor provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. 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 Instructor faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Teaching and departmental/school service expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Teach 12/12 load at all levels of the graduate and undergraduate curriculum and in online and campus-based formats.

Teaching will typically focus on starting or bringing innovations to a program but can extend beyond the parameters of the program to meet needs of the assigned college and may also include team teaching to support sharing of innovative blended learning methods with staff and faculty.

Contribute to faculty development, mentoring, and training responsibilities focused on blended learning.

Advance interdisciplinary connections and partnerships.

Develop strong connections between the program and the OKC metropolitan area and UCO Downtown.

Promote growth in courses, undergraduate and graduate programs, and student learning experiences.

Serve on department, college, university, and Center for eLearning committees as requested.

Work in a collaborative, professional, collegial manner with colleagues and professional peers.

Teach, advise, and mentor students, evaluate student performance, and maintain department and student records in accordance with university policies.

Demonstrate commitment to working in an environment devoted to transformative learning, professional development, scholarly inquiry and excellence in teaching.

Participate in department, college, university, and Center for eLearning meetings that relate specifically to faculty.

Prepare departmental reports as requested.

Adhere to the educational philosophy of the university.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned degree Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master's degree in a related discipline and contemporary performance experience required. Previous teaching experience in higher education environment.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Knowledge of eLearning design and delivery. Evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence. Excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

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.

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