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Adjunct Professor of Child Development

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

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.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Posting Number Adjunct_0401673
Classification Title Adjunct Professor
Working Title Adjunct Professor of Child Development
Datatel Position ID SOSC6ADJCHDE1A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned
Placement Range $690 per Credit Hour
Position Type Adjunct Faculty
Job Category
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 the Division of Social Sciences
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

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.

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.

Course(s) this position may teach include:
The Child Development Professional
Introduction to Child Development
Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Child and Family in Society
Integrated Curriculum Development I
Child Health, Safety and Nutrition
Behavior and Guidance of Young Children
Infant/Toddler Development & Educational Program
Early Childhood Center Personnel Development and Management
Early 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.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s Degree including a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.

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

Must be punctual

Must 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 CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor, classroom or office setting.

Preferred Qualifications

None

Required Training
Work Hours

Day, evening, weekend and or online section assignments as required and needed.

Department Division of Social Sci.
Job Open Date 07/01/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Child Development or Early Childhood Education? (Applicants are required to attach transcript conferring degree and confirming required graduate level credit hours.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the hours you are available to teach.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document