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Adjunct- Writing Instructor, Initial College Studies

Company: oklahoma state university
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Teach Composition I and IIclasses during the day and/or evening. Develop in each student the skills ofcritical reading, writing, and thinking and aid students in becoming proficientwriters.Essential Job Functions:Employ innovative instructional methods, which include the use of a variety of audio/visual technology into appropriate classes.Actively participate in assessment activities within the division.Maintain student and course records.Maintain and file current course outlines, objectives and grading procedures for all courses.Exhibit innovative and adaptive instructional methods.Provide continuing education experiences for the community.Completes all mandatory training.Perform other related 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 not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Special Instructions to Applicants Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Education & Experience Position Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:Education: Master's degree in discipline or related area or Master'sDegree with 18 hours in discipline required (transfer classes).Work Experience:Minimum three (3) years teaching and classroom management experienceMust 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:Proven success working with developmental students Experience with various instructional technologies 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, 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.Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.Other performancemeasures:Successful performance of the job requires creativity,initiative, and effective problem solving. An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy. Following school dress standards, properattendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns are requiredPreferred Qualifications:Ph.D. in related fieldWorking Conditions: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.Physical Requirements: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).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.

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