Adjunct - Nutrition

Employer
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
Location
900 N. Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107 United States

View more

Faculty Jobs
Education, Special Education, Health & Medical, Allied Health

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:

req9791

Position Title:

Adjunct - Nutrition

Position Type:

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

OSU Campus:

Science

Department:

Science

Location Address:


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

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:

Evan Burkala

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

650.00 - 650.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

Job Description:

To develop in each student the skills of critical thinkingand to help students learn nutritional sciences presented to them inorder for that student to become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

    Maintain student and course records.
    Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.
    Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
    Provide continuing education experiences for the community.
    Completes all mandatory training.
    Perform other related duties as assigned.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

    Master’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition or Health Education.
    Must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in nutrition science.

Experience:

    Must have educational qualifications to teach in subject area or have documented specialty education/experience to meet tested experience requirements, as per the Higher Learning Commission’s publication on Determining Qualified Faculty, and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program. Programs with discipline-specific external accreditation may have more stringent training and experience requirements.
Other Performance Measures:

Successful performance of the job requires creativity, initiative, and effective problem solving.Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions.An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy.Following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habit concerns are required

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

    Teaching Competence – Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students; have the ability to assess student learning and progress.
    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-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.

Preferred Qualifications:

    Ph.D. in Nutrition ScienceLicensed and/or Registered Dietitian (LR/RD)

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, via email, and various communication platforms.
Physical Requirements:

    Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.
    Duties require extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment.
    Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).

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.

#ZR

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.


Company

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 
 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners. osuokc.edu

      

 The OSU Cowboys have a rich athletic heritage, being the home of 50 national championships, a total better than all but 3 schools in the nation, and first in the Big 12. OSU ranks #71 among Best Value universities, receiving top-  billing in the State of Oklahoma (based on in-state tuition totals), according to Kiplinger. The National Security Agency has named OSU a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research ("Intelligence") along with 22 other universities. The Carnegie Foundation classifies OSU as a "High Research Activity campus". 

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

Find Us
Location
US

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs