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Adjunct - English

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N. Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 USA

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Adjunct - English

Position Type:

Adjunct/Temporary Faculty

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Oklahoma City



Location Address:

900 N. Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73107 USA

Hiring Supervisor:

Alissa Nephew, Ph.D.

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

750.00 - 750.00, Salary

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday on campus during the day, occasionally includes some evenings and weekends

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Job Summary:
To develop in each student theskills of critical thinking and to help students learn the subject matter presentedto them in order for that student to become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Maintain student and course records with updates on the learning management system.
  2. Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.
  3. Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.
  4. Completes all mandatory training.
  5. Fulfill all requirements as noted in the Adjunct Handbook.
  6. Perform other related duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this jobdescription are intended only as illustrations of the various types of workthat may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does notexclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logicalassignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and Cover Letter required for full consideration.Copies of all current certifications due upon hiringMust be available to teach on Campus during the day.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Associate or Bachelor Degree and licensure/certification in discipline required (technical program/non-transfer classes)
  • Master’s Degree in discipline or related area or Master’s Degree with 18 hours in discipline required (transfer classes)

Work 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.

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, 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 and internet, and learning management systems.
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.


  • Ph.D. in related field

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to teach on Campus during the day
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends.
  • 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, telephones, 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 hereare representative of those required by an employee to perform the essentialfunctions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 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.

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 age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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900 N Portland
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