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English Composition Adjunct Professor

Oklahoma City Community College
Valley Brook, OK
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Posting Number:
Classification Title:
Adjunct Professor
Working Title:
English Composition Adjunct Professor
Datatel Position ID:
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. 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 Arts, English, and Humanities
What position(s) reports to this position?:
Minimum Education/Experience:
Master's Degree with 18 graduate hours in the field of English Composition or comparable graduate courses.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated positive human relations and communications 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;

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

Able 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;

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computerized tutorial programs;

Must be punctual and reliable;

Knowledge of or willingness to learn computer programs and Learning Management Systems used in the Division and on campus (such as MineOnline and Moodle);

Organization and attention to detail;

Agreeable to meet stated expectations such as being available during office hours and providing means of communication with supervisor(s) and/or the Division office.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions:
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.

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 listen to and 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.

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

This position's essential functions are performed in an indoor classroom or office setting.
Preferred Qualifications:
Work Hours:
Day, evening, weekend, and/or online as required by section assignment. May be asked to teach concurrent sections at local high schools.
Division of Arts, English & Humanities
Job Open Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled:
HR Contact:
Beth Holmes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring Master's Degree and the 18 graduate level courses.

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.
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):
Essential Functions:

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/coordinator 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;

Satisfy objectives for mutually agreed upon special assignments;

Support the Division's and College's vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

Course(s) this position may teach include:

Any courses taught within the English, Humanities, or Philosophy disciplines.
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, shelter in place drills, and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

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