Spanish Language, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

Location
Edmond, OK
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 2018-4784
Posted Date 2018-02-15
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010078
Department Modern Languages, Lit, Cultural Std
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with experience and credentials
Targeted Job Start Date 8/6/2018
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Monday - Friday
Preference Date 2/28/2018


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College/Department Overview

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.

Position Overview

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty perform 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 Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Teaching a 16-hour load of undergraduate courses in Spanish each semester (fall and spring), specifically at the 1000 (Elementary) level. Attending start of year training sessions, departmental faculty meetings, and coordinating with departmental faculty to achieve course continuity, assessment, and quality as required. Some service expectation.

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 Spanish or related field, and at least 3 years higher education teaching experience in Spanish are required. Online teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Mastery of classroom multimedia, demonstrated methodological training, and ability to foster successful production of communicative language. Language instructors often teach the Core Curriculum courses, which require opening the students' minds to a global perspective on language and culture. Daytime and evening availability preferred.

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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