Part-time Temporary Instructor - Upward Bound Math Science (40814)

Job Details

Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK

Remote Type: N/A

Position Type: Staff

Education Level: Undisclosed

Salary Range: $25.00 - $25.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage: Undisclosed

Job Shift: Undisclosed

Job Category: OTRS Ineligible

Description Position Overview:

Upward Bound Math Science Instructors are responsible for providing instruction to college-bound high school students in specific tops/content areas during the on-campus six-week summer session (M-W June 6-July 13, 2022). Currently needed subjects: Foreign Language, Math, English Composition, English Literature, and Reading. The Instructor will develop curriculum materials and implement a course of instruction in the specialty area which provides students with the opportunity to enhance their academic skills necessary to successfully complete high school, matriculate through a post-secondary institution and graduate. **Please Note** This is a temporary, part-time position.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

    Prepare a syllabus, curriculum, activities/assignments, and assessments for subject areas.
  • Prepare for and meet classes as assigned and maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Participate in in-service training sessions as scheduled.Evaluate and prepare reports of ongoing student progress.Complete student assessment forms
  • Request and assist in maintaining department equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices to provide injury and illness prevention for self and others.Participate in end-of-program achievement awards reception.
  • Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Job Level:

Scope & Impact: This position is an entry level professional position, with actions that may have a measurable impact on operations within a work group.

Communication & Interaction: Routinely answers questions and provides information and data requested by individuals within or outside of work area. Questions that require interpretation or are not easily resolved are referred to Supervisor.

Effective Knowledge: Demonstrates ability to execute tasks according to standard operating procedures and/or direction. Demonstrates ability to learn new subject matter, coupled with attention to detail and responsiveness to feedback.

Problem Solving & Judgement: Performs a variety of duties following established policies and procedures. Resolves problems by selecting from approved alternatives based on past practices, established procedures, or direction. Relies on direct supervision is available to set priorities and objectives, and to assist in problem resolution.

Budget Authority: May provide input into budget development by assisting with identification of operational needs and requirements.

Policy & Procedure Authority: Primarily responsible for executing routine procedures with direction from senior staff.

Reporting Relationships: Generally reports to manager or higher but may receive basic operational direction and guidance from senior level staff members.

Qualifications Qualifications Required:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Education or subject area
  • At least one (1) year of teaching experience at the high school level
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledge of best practices in teaching
  • Ability to develop and deliver engaging lesson plans to high school students preparing for college
  • Experience with inquiry-based hands-on learning experiences.
  • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.
  • Qualifications Preferred:

      Background similar to program participants.Previous TRIO experience.Bilingual (Spanish) highly preferred.

    Physical Demands:

    Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Organization

    The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

    With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

    Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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    MISSION

    The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.

    VISION

    UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.

    CALL TO ACTION

    The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

    All students will be transformed with:

    • Discipline Knowledge
    • Leadership
    • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
    • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
    • Global and Cultural Competencies
    • Health and Wellness

    Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

    About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

    The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by Portfolio.com. From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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