College/Department Overview:The College of Education and Professional Studies has 100 full-timeand over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. Thecollege offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 majors. All teachereducation programs are NCATE accredited. Other programs arerecognized at the state and national levels with accreditations bythe American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the AmericanDietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-Language HearingAssociation (ASHA), the National Association of Young Children(NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and theOklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP). UCO’s Collegeof Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students. Forfurther information, see our website athttp://www.uco.edu/ceps.Position Overview:Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions.This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants fromwhich the Department may draw as sections become open at any pointin the current academic year. This posting may or may not result inthe hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty – provides a qualitylearning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunctfaculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-relatedduties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordancewith the mission, policies and procedures of the college. Therelationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one ofteacher and facilitator of learning.Department Specific Essential Job Functions:The adjunct instructor will prepare and teach the assigned classfollowing a syllabus guideline. The instructor will teach all classsessions, maintain appropriate records, assign earned grades,report needed data to the department, and complete all necessarydepartment assessment information. Classes may be available inKinesiology, Recreation, Physical Education and Public Health,depending on qualifications and semester class offerings.QualificationsQualifications/Experience Required:Possesses at least a master’s degree in the field specified in theposition announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairsapproval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, andorganizational skills.Qualifications/Experience Preferred:Possesses at least a Master’s degree in the field specified in theposition announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairsapproval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, andorganizational skills.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates studentperformance,and maintains department and student records inaccordance with university policies. Adheres to the educationalphilosophy of the university, the mission and long term goals ofthe University. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues andprofessional peers. Participates in university meetings that relatespecifically to faculty. Adheres to all policies and proceduresoutlined in the UCO Faculty and Employee Handbooks.Physical Demands:Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) maybe made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities toperform essential functions.