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 CAEP accredited.
Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), 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 Educational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA).
UCOâ€™s College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students.
For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/ceps.
Position Overview Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time.
This is a non-tenure track, temporary position.
Service or research may be expected.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions Teaching assignments will include a variety of courses across the Special Education Severe-Profound and Mild-Moderate programs.
Qualifications/Experience Required An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).
Qualifications/Experience Preferred Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate in special education or a closely related field and higher education teaching experience.
Candidates with significant professional experience and expertise in the field of special education working toward completion of a doctorate will be considered for the Instructor rank.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Candidate should be able to demonstrate commitment to working in an environment devoted to transformative learning, professional development, scholarly inquiry and excellence in pedagogy.
A teaching learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the University of Central Oklahoma and the department of special education.
Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong line scholarly of productivity or inquiry.
Instructional assignments may include Autism, Procedures and Foundations of Mild-Moderate or Severe-Profound, Procedures Mild-Moderate or Severe/Profound ID or EB, Secondary Special Education, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Early Intervention at both Undergraduate/Graduate levels.
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.