Lecturer - Communication - PR

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer - Communication - PR

Job Posting Number: JPF15917

Department: 2GD-Communication

Job Open Date: 05/05/2017

Screening Date: 05/14/2017

Job Close Date: 6/11/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 01

Pay Range: DOQ

Position Number: A98429

Benefits: UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-time, One-year only

Special Instructions to Applicants

Summary of Duties
Under the direction of the Dean of the College of HSS and the Communication Department Chair, teaches full load of courses (5/5) in the Department of Communication; may teach COMM 202R, COMM 2300, COMM 431R, or COMM 4930. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Maintains student-centered approach to education. Provides service to the college and University and conducts research relative to improving pedagogy or to advance knowledge in discipline. Pursues and develops strong ties with academic associations and professional PR/media organizations and businesses in the state, region and nation. Position begins fall semester 2017.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
MA in public relations (or a similar field) with at least 2 years experience in the public relations industry; or A Ph.D. (or ABD) in public relations/mass communications.

Knowledge of and demonstrated competence in professional public relations practices and applications.

Demonstrated skills and experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate student programs and activities.

Ability and willingness to provide expert classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment.

Demonstrated ability to teach across spectrum including Introduction to Public Relations, PR writing, PR Campaigns, Portfolio Development, Social Media (Content Creation, Measurement, Analytics), Crisis Communication, Media Relations, PR Theory.

Working Conditions


To apply, visit: https://uvu2.peopleadmin.com/postings/28186

Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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