Adjunct Professor of Mass Media Communications

Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Posted
Dec 01, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Posting Number:

Adjunct_0401776

Classification Title:

Adjunct Professor

Working Title:

Adjunct Professor of Mass Media Communications

Datatel Position ID:

COAR6ADJCOMM1A / 0027001A

Annual Hours:

As needed or assigned

Placement Range:

$740 per Credit Hour

Position Type:

Adjunct Faculty

General Description:

An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole.

What position does this position report to?:

Dean of Arts, English, and Humanities

What position(s) reports to this position?:

None

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in media, journalism, or comparable field.
Successful college teaching experience.

Applicant required to attach transcript conferring the required degree and graduate hours.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle).

Organization and attention to detail.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which one must convey detailed or important spoken information or instructions to others.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and make fine discrimination in sound.
Repetitive Motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
3. VISUAL ACUITY:
Requires close visual acuity to perform activities such as but not limited to: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
4. WORKING CONDITIONS
Typical office environment; this position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

None

Work Hours:

Day, evening and/or weekend as required by section assignment.

Department:

Division of Arts, English & Humanities

Job Open Date:

06/04/2020

Job Close Date:

06/30/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

HR Contact:

Jordan Mannell

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

Essential Functions

An adjunct faculty member is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the adjunct faculty member and the dean/director agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared and relevant class activities, effective and understandable presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices (credit classes only), timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, an adjunct faculty member is expected to:

Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for the program and/or department.

Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from program, division, and College administrators.

Attend department, division, and College meetings as required.

Acquire new knowledge and skills as appropriate for the academic discipline.

Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments.

Support the College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs