Req ID:req15663Position Title:English Instructor (Tenure-Track Faculty)Position Type:Faculty OSU Campus:EnglishDepartment:EnglishLocation Address:
900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info:Alissa NephewHiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experienceWork Schedule:Monday – Friday, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends. Job Summary:Job Summary:
To develop in each student theskills of critical thinking and to help students learn the subject matterpresented to them in order for that student to become a positive member of thecommunity.Essential Job Functions:
Teach a minimum twelve (12) credit hours per semester for laboratory classes or fifteen (15) credit hours for non-laboratory classes or equivalent service.This may include concurrent evening/online instruction.Maintain student and course records with updates on the learning management system.Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.Advise and assist students in selecting appropriate academic courses.Post and keep office hours as per departmental standards.May serve as lead instructor.Implements the institutionally-recommended strategies for retention.Implements the assessment model.Serve on special projects and committees.Assists in the designing/revising of courses and curricula.Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.Completes all mandatory training and participate in RPT recommended level of professional development each year.Fulfill all faculty requirements as noted in the Faculty Handbook.Performs other 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
Special Instructions to ApplicantsResume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.Education & Experience
Position Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications: Education:
Associate or Bachelor Degree and licensure/certification in discipline required (technical program/non-transfer classes)Training/Experience:
Master’s Degree in discipline or related area or Master’s Degree with 18 hours in discipline required (transfer classes)
Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.
Minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience.
Other Performance Measures:
Successful performance of the job requires creativity,initiative, and effective problem solving. Must work constructively with faculty, staff, and university officialsto accomplish essential job functions. An incumbent must use tact anddiplomacy. following school dress standards, proper attendance or leavepolicies, and other work-habits 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 and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
Computer skills – Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail, internet and learning management systems.
Ability to manage multiple priorities imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads, and public/student contact.
Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.
Doctorate in related field preferred
Experience in Learning ManagementSystems such as D2L, Blackboard, or Canvas
- 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.
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 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.
- 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).