Adjunct - Writing (Initial College Studies)

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Adjunct - Writing (Initial College Studies)

Position Type:

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

OSU Campus:

Initial College Studies


Initial College Studies

Location Address:

900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Sarah Piper Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

650.00 - 650.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, occsaionally includes some evenings and weekends

Job Summary:

Job Description:

Teach Developmental Writing and/or BasicComposition during the day and/or evening. To Develop in each student the skillsof critical reading, writing, and thinking and aid students in becomingproficient writers and become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

Employ innovative instructional methods, which include the use of a variety of audio/visual technology into appropriate classes.Maintain student and course records in accordance with standards set by the lead instructor, division head, and institution.Provide continuing education experiences for the community.Actively participate in assessment activities within the division.Completes allmandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professionaldevelopment each year.Perform other related duties as needed.

The duties listed in this job descriptionare intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may beperformed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude themfrom the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment tothe position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


Master’s degree in subject area required, or Master’sdegree + 18 graduate credit hours in subject area required, or Bachelor’sdegree plus industry certification/experience for technical program facultyonly


Minimum three (3) years teaching and classroom management experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

Proven success working with developmental students

Experience with various instructional technologies.

Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English. Requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.

Computer skills – Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail and Internet.

Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.

Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.

Other performance measures:

Successful performance of the jobrequires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving. An incumbent must use tact anddiplomacy. Following school dressstandards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concernsare required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in related field

Working Conditions:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment. Work will be performed in an office and classroom environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone and via email. Physical Requirements:

Duties require extended periods of sitting, standing, talking, listening and computer usage

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.




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Job No:
Posted: 7/15/2019
Application Due: 12/15/2019
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