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Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC129542153
Company Name
Oklahoma City Community College
Physical Address

Oklahoma City, OK 73163
Job Description
  1. Position Information (Default Section)
  1. General Description

An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the integrity of curricula, encouraging student success, and promoting the mission of the division to which the adjunct faculty member belongs as well as the College as a whole.

  1. What position(s) reports to this position?

None

  1. Job Duties (Position Specific)

(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.)

  1. Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

An adjunct faculty member is primarily responsible for supporting student learning by providing quality instruction in courses that the adjunct faculty member and the dean/director agree will be taught. Quality instruction includes clear course objectives, prepared and relevant class activities, effective and understandable presentations of learning materials, fair and understandable grading practices (credit classes only), timely responses to students, and a positive atmosphere in the classroom.

In addition to the primary responsibility for supporting student learning, an adjunct faculty member is expected to:

Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for the program and/or department.

Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from program, division, and College administrators.

Attend meetings as required.

Acquire new knowledge and skills as appropriate for the academic discipline.

Maintain license or professional certification specific to program requirements.

Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments.

Support the College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Course(s) this position might teach include:

COM 1123 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS
COM 2213 INTRO TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

  1. Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

  1. Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours in Communications or related field.

Experience teaching Public Address and/or Interpersonal Communications.

Applicants required to attach transcript conferring the required degree and graduate hours.

  1. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.

Basic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar software.

Flexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning styles.

Committed to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college education.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle).

Organization and attention to detail.

Support and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional system.

Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers.

Ability to work well as a team member in an instructional unit.

Ability to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting concepts.

Ability to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groups.

Must be punctual.

Must be reliable.

  1. Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to colleagues, students, faculty, and staff to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to operate a computer, other office machinery and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to operate equipment that frequently involves repetitive motions of hands, wrists, and/or fingers.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor classroom or office setting.

  1. Preferred Qualifications

None

  1. Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter; resume; and transcript conferring required degree and graduate hours.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Posting Number: Adjunct_0401721

Classification Title: Adjunct Professor

Working Title: Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking

Datatel Position ID: COAR6ADJCOMM1A

Annual Hours: As needed or assigned

Placement Range: $715 per credit hour

Position Type: Adjunct Faculty

What position does this position report to?: Dean of the Division of Arts, English, & Humanities

Work Hours: Day, evening and/or weekend as required by section assignment.

Department: Division of Arts, English & Humanities

Job Open Date: 07/01/2018

Job Close Date: 06/30/2019

Open Until Filled: No

HR Contact: Adriana Guardado


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