Adjunct Professor of Child Development
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*Posting Number:*Adjunct_0401807*Classification Title:*Adjunct Professor*Working Title:*Adjunct Professor of Child Development*Datatel Position ID:*SOSC6ADJCHDE1A*Annual Hours:*As needed or assigned*Placement Range:*$740 per Credit Hour*Position Type:*Adjunct Faculty*General Description:*An adjunct faculty member at Oklahoma City Community College has the primary responsibility of instruction. This instruction will include traditional and online classes.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 the Division of Social Sciences*What position(s) reports to this position?:*None*Minimum Education/Experience:*Master's Degree including a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or comparable field.*Applicant required to attach transcript conferring the required degree and graduate hours.**Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:*Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skillsBasic computer skills, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office or similar softwareFlexible teaching style to accommodate individual learning stylesCommitted to helping students achieve their goals to be successful and attain a college educationKnowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs used in the department and on campus (such as Moodle)Organization and attention to detailSupport and willingness to teach in a competency-based instructional systemAbility to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peersAbility to work well as a team member in an instructional unitAbility to communicate and articulate concepts in an organized manner both verbally and in writingAbility to read and understand content in order to assist students when they are having difficulty interpreting conceptsAbility to interact in an effective and encouraging manner with students individually and in groupsMust be punctualMust be reliable*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 move about the classroom to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.This position requires the person to frequently communicate with colleagues and students 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 and answer email correspondence.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 CONDITIONSThis position's essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom or office setting.*Preferred Qualifications:*Experience in online instructionOnline teaching certification*Work Hours:*Day, evening, or weekend as well as campus and/or online as required by section assignment.*Department:*Division of Social Sci.*Job Open Date:*07/29/2020*Job Close Date:*06/30/2021*Open Until Filled:*No*HR Contact:*Jordan Mannell*Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applicants are to thoroughly complete the electronic application and attach the required documents: Cover letter, resume and transcript conferring a minimum of a Master's degree including a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.*Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.*Applicants needing assistance may call Human Resources at 405.682.7542.*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.)*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.Participate in the assessment of general education outcomes for the college.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.Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments.Support the the Division's, Department's, and College's vision, mission, goals, and priorities.Adjunct course assignments are made by the Department Chair.Course(s) this position may teach include:Introduction to Child DevelopmentIntroduction to Early Childhood EducationChild and Family in SocietyMarriageCurriculum and PlayChild Health, Safety and NutritionGuidance of Young ChildrenHuman SexualitySupervised LaboratoryCurriculum Development and Application-Infant and ToddlerCurriculum Development and Application-PreschoolInfant/Toddler Development and Educational ProgramEarly Childhood Center Personnel Development ManagementEarly Childhood Center Financial Planning and Management*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.