Faculty - Assistant Professor - Communication and Public Relations

Dec 04, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty - Assistant Professor - Communication and Public Relations

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under the direction of the Dean of the College of CHSS and the Communication Department Chair, teaches a full load of courses (4/4) in the Department of Communication's Public Relations emphasis. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Provides service to the department, college and university in addition to conducting communication research relative to the advancement of knowledge in the discipline. Pursues and develops strong ties with academic associations and professional PR/Media organizations and businesses in the state, region and nation.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the subject matter or a closely related area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of the appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).
  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.
  • Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with people.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s or doctorate degree in subject matter or a closely related area and one year of teaching or closely related professional experience.

Physical Requirements:
  • Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously, continual talking and listening.
  • Participation in classroom demonstrations of art skills/techniques.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number:
Open Date: 07/28/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/3690

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.