• First-Year Experience, Adjunct

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/29/2018 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
    Org Number
    Success Central
    Vice President for Student Services
    Job Type
    Proposed Salary Range
    $700 per credit hour for Master's degree; $915 per credit hour for Doctorate degree
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Regular Workdays/Hours
    Preference Date
    Exempt Status
  • 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 provide 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

    Instructors will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in UNIV 1012: Success Central and/or UNIV 2012: Success Strategies.


    Success Central is designed to prepare UCO freshmen for success in their college careers. The course provides an examination of such topics as study habits, learning styles, time management, campus and workplace diversity and continues students' college orientation process by addressing topics including library instruction, career and counseling services, academic advisement and campus involvement.


    Success Strategies is a required course for students with 30 or less earned hours who have been placed on academic probation or freshman notice and will focus on self-evaluation and personal assessment to encourage problem solving and development of more effective learning strategies for success in college. This course will assist students in the development of goals, attitudes and study skills needed to achieve academic success.


    For more information about adjunct positions in FYE, please email success@uco.edu.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    Possesses at least a master's degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Previous higher-education teaching experience and/or higher education administration experience. Demonstrable interest in student success.


    Knowledge of subject matter, working with core curriculum, teaching lower-division undergraduate classes.


    Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time, in-classroom 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 academic year.

    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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