English Composition Adjunct Professor

Employer
Oklahoma City Community College
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Closing date
Jun 30, 2022

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Arts & Humanities, English Literature & Composition

Job Details

Posting Number:

Adjunct_0401815

Classification Title:

Adjunct Professor

Working Title:

English Composition Adjunct Professor

Datatel Position ID:

ENHU6ADJENGL1A

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 18 graduate hours in the field of English Composition or comparable graduate courses.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Demonstrated positive human relations and communications 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;

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

Able 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;

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computerized tutorial programs;

Must be punctual and reliable;

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs and Learning Management Systems used in the Division and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle);

Organization and attention to detail;

Agreeable to meet stated expectations such as being available during office hours and providing means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the Division office.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently listen to and communicate with students, faculty, and staff to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor classroom or office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

N/A

Work Hours:

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

Department:

Division of Arts, English & Humanities

Job Open Date:

07/16/2021

Job Close Date:

06/30/2022

Open Until Filled:

No

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/coordinator 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 Division’s and College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Course(s) this position may teach include:

Any courses taught within the English, Humanities, or Philosophy disciplines.

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.

Organization

Oklahoma City Community College provides the people of Oklahoma and our community with broad access to certificates of mastery, associate degrees, community education, and cultural programs of exceptional quality, empowering our students to achieve their educational goals and our community to thrive in an increasingly global society.

OCCC promote's student success through: open access to the College; quality in the learning environment; excellence in the faculty and staff; competency based learning; comprehensive and innovative programs and services; cooperation in the development and improvement of programs and services; and holding students, employees, and programs accountable for high performance standards.

Oklahoma City Community College serves more than 28,000 students annually. For most of our students, completing a college degree is life changing, not only for the student who receives the degree, but also for the student's family; and in a collective sense, transformational for our community. At OCCC, we have always been committed to helping every student realize their educational goals.

We believe our responsibility for our student's success does not end at graduation. We offer a solid background and a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment.

This year we have made another major commitment toward that responsibility. OCCC was chosen as one of 79 community colleges in 16 states to participate in Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. This national initiative focuses on the success of community college students and is designed to help OCCC remain focused on helping our students reach their goals.

The dark red buildings of Oklahoma City Community College have become a landmark in the southwestern section of Oklahoma City. Situated on a 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the College is easily accessible to the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area. The distinctive architectural design of the buildings creates a positive environment for quality education

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