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Traditional Adjunct Instructor-Pre-Law

Southern Nazarene University
Bethany Campus - Bethany, OK, 73008

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Job Location: Bethany Campus - Bethany, OK

Position Type: Adjunct Instructor

Education Level: Graduate Degree

Travel Percentage: None




Courses may be taught online, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or Monday through Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.


The SNU Department of History, Politics, and Law seeks adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate Pre-Law courses, including Introduction to Law, Constitutional Law, American State and Local Government, Judicial Process, or another course that reflects the applicant’s course of study or occupational area of specialization.


Essential Functions:

  • Teach courses on assigned days and times
    • Plan lessons that address particular learning outcomes and the needs of students.
    • Use technology to enhance instruction and assessment.
    • Design, administer, and grade assessments to measure student learning.
    • Gather a sample of course assignments as requested for documentation for SNU General Education Council and any specialized accreditation.
    • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date grade book in our Learning Management System.
    • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date attendance record.
    • Set up and make proper use of a Learning Management System site for assigned course(s).
    • Administer a final exam on the day and time scheduled by the Registrar.
    • Submit final grades as requested by the Registrar.
    • Additional duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Southern Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. According to SNU policy, all faculty and staff must possess a strong personal Christian commitment and be committed to the SNU mission to make Christlike disciples through higher education in a Christ-centered community.
    • An understanding of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
    • Master’s Degree in the legal field or Juris Doctor
    • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctor.
    • Experience in face-to-face classroom instruction at the undergraduate level
    • Experience using discovery learning or inquiry-based learning for instruction
    • Experience using a computer algebra system for instruction and assessment

    Supervision Received:

    Receives supervision and course assignments from the History, Politics, and Law chair, although other staff members in the unit may provide work direction.

    Supervision Exercised:

    No supervision of others necessary for this position.

    Apply Online for this position at Southern Nazarene Careers


    This position is not eligible for benefits.


    Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university. It is an expression of the educational ministry of the Church of the Nazarene. Based at its main residential campus located just west of Oklahoma City, SNU serves students from around the world at multiple locations in Oklahoma and through online educational opportunities. 

    Founded in 1899, SNU grew out of several small evangelical colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. During the later part of the nineteenth century, settlers in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, and Texas founded these educational institutions to promote the optimistic message that the result of people fully aligning their lives with God’s work in the world would be personal holiness and compassionate service.

    Southern Nazarene University values each person created in the image of God, therefore, we also desire to be a community that reflects representation of diversity. We care about inclusion and equity through the refining of our character, the way we create culture and the way we serve Christ. Our University values reconciliation through God’s love.  

     Southern Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, veterans status or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.

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