Adjunct Professor of Psychology

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Posting Number Adjunct_0401674
Classification Title Adjunct Professor
Working Title Adjunct Professor of Psychology
Datatel Position ID SOSC6ADJPSYC1A
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, maintaining required office hours, 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?


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.

Maintain required office hours.

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 College’s vision, mission, goals, and priorities.

This position should expect to teach following course(s):
General Psychology
Human Relations
Stress Management
Chemical Dependency
Psychology of Aging
Psychology of Women
Behavioral Statistics
Death, Dying & Grief
Personality Theories
Ethics in Health & Human Services
Developmental Psychology
Human Sexuality
Social Psychology

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 Psychology

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated positive human relations and communication skills.

Basic internet and 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

Light work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 20 pounds of force to 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 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.

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


Required Training
Work Hours

Day, evening and/or weekend hours including online section assignments depending upon need.

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 with 18 graduate hours in Psychology.
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. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology? (To be considered for this position, all applicants must attach a copy of their transcript(s) conferring Master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology.)
    • 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