Adjunct Faculty - Strategic Writing for Managers

Employer
Dean College
Location
Franklin, MA
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Category:: Adjunct Faculty
Department:: School of Liberal Arts
Locations:: Franklin, MA
Posted:: Jul 12, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Adjunct
Position ID:: 133488

About Dean College:


Dean College is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.


A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through personalized support and integrated delivery of academic, co-curricular and experiential learning.


Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers, embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.


This is The Dean Difference.


Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately 1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies and certificate programs throughout the year.


Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus. Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives on campus.


Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean Difference is exemplified through each student's commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and organizations.


Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and more.



Job Description:


Dean College's School of Liberal Arts is looking for a dynamic, experienced, student-centered educator to teach Strategic Writing for Managers during the fall semester. The College seeks Adjunct Faculty who focus on experiential learning and active engagement in their classrooms. Adjuncts chosen to teach at Dean create a compelling and professional learning environment for students of diverse learning backgrounds.


We are seeking an adjunct instructor for ENG 332: Strategic Writing for Managers. ENG 332 is a 3-credit class. The adjunct pay rate is $3,200 /section. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold one office hour each week for each section they teach. The school of liberal arts provides a course charter with course objectives as well as sample syllabi.


This course will focus on written communication in the professional workplace. It will focus on topics such as context, purpose, audience, style, organization, format, technology, results, and strategies for persuasion when examining the development of typical workplace messages. In addition to writing shorter assignments, a substantial formal report that incorporates data analysis and support for conclusions or recommendations is required. Prerequisite: C- or better in ENG 112 and junior or senior standing, or permission of the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Fulfills core upper-division requirement.


There are two ENG 332 sections available. They are scheduled to meet:


  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 2:30 to 3:20 pm
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 3:35 to 4:25 pm


Requirements:


  • A Master's degree in a related discipline area is required;
  • A PhD preferred. College teaching experience preferred;
  • Experience teaching third and fourth-year undergraduates as well as online;
  • Strong computer skills, the ability to access the Internet, the college's online resources and website and a willingness to be responsive to students via digital tools is required;
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Canvas, our learning management system, and classroom media is required;
  • The successful candidate will possess expertise in learner-centered teaching; use of technologies and/or strategies to enhance pedagogy and the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse student body with a variety of learning styles;
  • COVID-19 Vaccination, required.



Additional Information:


Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.


The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees.


The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Act.


The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall, telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.


The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member of the NCAA and competes as a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and Regulations.



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Working at Dean College

Dean College is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Dean ranked 23rd in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report forBEST REGIONAL COLLEGE - North category, the eighth year in a row of being ranked. Dean also ranked 12th in same report for Best Value Schools. In addition, Dean has been nationally recognized as a College of Distinction based on four distinctions - engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes.

Dean College is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition in which all students deserve the opportunity for academic and personal success. A uniquely supportive community for 153 years, Dean has woven together extensive student support and engagement with exceptional teaching and innovative campus activities. Our graduates are lifetime learners who thrive in their careers, embrace social responsibility, and demonstrate leadership. This is The Dean Difference.

Dean serves close to 1,200 full-time students and close to 400 part-time students, offering bachelor's and associate degrees as well as a robust selection of certificate and short-term credential programs.

Dean College is situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence. Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives on campus in one of 13 residence halls.

 

Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean Difference is exemplified through each student's commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility, and leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 15 varsity sports and more than 40 on-campus groups and organizations.

Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and more.

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