Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice

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  • Post Date: August 16, 2021
  • Apply Before: October 31, 2021
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Job Overview
JOB SUMMARY: Teach online courses in Criminal Justice or related disciplines. It is an online position and does not require residence on or near the OPSU campus. OPSU uses Canvas as Learning Management Systems.


  • Teach three (3) to eleven (11) credit hours of Criminal Justice or related classes.
  • Serve as primary facilitator for all learning activities within assigned course.
  • Contribute to and function within the accounting department, the College of Arts and Education/College of Online Programs, and OPSU, while promoting the University in the surrounding communities.
  • Provide consistent timely feedback to questions, assignments, and course participation via communication tools provided within the online platform.
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement of expected student learning outcomes on a weekly basis.
  • Consistently implement and enforce course policies and procedures published in the course syllabus.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Director of Criminal Justice.
  • Consult with the Director of Criminal Justice regarding any issues, conflicts or disagreements that arise during the course.
  • Provide feedback &/or recommendations to the Director of Criminal Justice regarding course revisions as requested.
  • Address student course-related questions on a daily basis.
  • Submit mid-term and final grades by the published deadlines.
  • Collaborate with faculty and the Department Chair to develop, implement, and evaluate online instruction.
  • Prepare online learning activities, projects, and presentations covering objectives for assigned courses.
  • Assess and evaluate student learning and progress.
  • Provide timely feedback to students.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Criminal Justice, Department Chair and faculty in evaluation and revision of course content.
  • Promote and maintain a collegial relationship with faculty and students conducive to online learning.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
  • Other duties as assigned Director of Criminal Justice and/or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


  • Master’s degree in criminal justice or a related field is required; a doctoral or other terminal degree is preferred
  • Teaching experience at the college or university level.
  • Candidates must have at least eighteen graduate hours in the discipline they are teaching.
  • Professional experience in Criminal Justice, Law, or Corrections preferred.
OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. This institution, in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable federal laws and regulations, and to the extent required by law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries concerning the application of these programs should be made to Director of Human Resources, OPSU, PO Box 430, Goodwell, OK 73939, (580) 349-1574.
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