Part Time Instructor - Mass Communications

University of West Georgia
UWG Recruiting Location
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Job Title: Part Time Instructor - Mass Communications
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 227321
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Department Information

Mass Communications is a top-ten major with over 550 undergraduates that offers concentrations in Convergence Journalism, Digital Media & Telecommunication, Film & Video Production, and Public Relations; and is home to cutting-edge experiential learning labs, including student-managed bluestone Public Relations Firm, The West Georgian, The WOLF Internet Radio, and WUTV. Located less than an hour west of Atlanta, a top-10 U.S. media market, the department partners with a mix of professionals to offer networking, professional development, and internship opportunities.

Job Summary

The Department of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a Part-Time Instructor. This instructor will teach one section of Public Relations Writing and one section of Diversity and Mass Media for the Fall 2021 semester at our UWG Douglasville location. The courses include hybrid and partially-at-a-distance formats to be delivered at the Douglasville Conference Center.



Public Relations Writing, Diversity and Mass Media. This will include hybrid and partially-at-a-distance formats.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Master's degree or 18 hours of graduate credit in the discipline (e.g., communication, media, public relations, or a closely related field).

Required Experience

Previous teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience

Teaching experience in hybrid and online formats is highly preferred.

Proposed Salary

Salary is competitive.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • List of three references, including phone and email contact details
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations, sample syllabi, etc.) may also be submitted
Apply Before Date

This posting will continue until position is filled.

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia¿s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

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The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.



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