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.What position does this position report to? Dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics What position(s) reports to this position?
NoneJob 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.)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 department, division, and College 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 Colleges vision, mission, goals, and priorities.
Course(s) this position may teach include:
GEOL 1000 GEOLOGY SPECIAL TOPICS
GEOL 1063 EARTH SCIENCE
GEOL 1064 EARTH SCIENCE
GEOL 1114 GENERAL GEOLOGY
PHYS 1013 PHYSICAL SCIENCE
PHYS 1014 PHYSICAL SCIENCE
PHYS 1034 GENERAL GEOLOGY
PHYS 1063 EARTH SCIENCE
PHYS 1064 EARTH SCIENCE
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 OCCCs 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.Minimum Education/Experience
Masters degree with at least 18 graduate hours in geology or related field.
Applicants are required to attach transcript conferring the required degree and graduate hours.Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated positive human relations and communication 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
Ability to be available for office hours and provide means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the department or division office
Must be punctual
Must be reliablePhysical Demands/Working Conditions
1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to move objects.
2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently move about the classroom or lab to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with students, faculty, and staff to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.
This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment and mobile devices to prepare instructional documents, answer email correspondence, and complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
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 positions essential functions are performed in an indoor classroom, lab or office setting.
NoneRequired Training Work Hours
This is a part-time position. Work hours vary with section taught according to days, times and semesters offered. Sections are offered mornings, afternoons, evenings in eight and sixteen week formats. Two hours of office hours are required for each section taught.Department Division of Science, Engineering, and Math