Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Management; Adjunct

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4517
# of Openings
1
Category
Adjunct Faculty
Org Number
010126
Department
Human Environmental Sciences
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Adjunct
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
$700 per credit hour or $915 per credit hour, depending upon degree
Hours Per Week
40
Weeks Per Year
1
Regular Workdays/Hours
Mon-Fri/40

College/Department Overview

The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education programs are NCATE accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Commission fo9r Teacher Preparation (OCTP).  UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate positions at UCO are part-time, in-classroom and online teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as classes become open at any point in the current academic year.

Position Overview

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year. This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts. Adjunct Faculty - provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time, in-classroom and online teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as classes become open at any point in the current academic year.

Classes may be available in Nutrition, Dietetics, or Food Management, depending on qualifications and semester class offerings.

 

Qualifications/Experience Required

Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Management or related field required. Credentialed by CDR as a registered dietitian (RD) and licensed by the State of Oklahoma (LD).

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Teach various classes in the area of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Management. Support student recruitment, and be available to students for questions.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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