Adjunct Faculty, Journalism & Mass Communications

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Job description

Adjunct Faculty, Journalism & Mass Communications

Department: Creative Arts

Location: College-Wide

Reports To: Associate Dean

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req162

Employment Type: Part-Time Faculty

Vacancy Number: PT038-19

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: To be determined based on business unit need. Classes may be offered during the day, evening and/or weekend. Please indicate your availability when applying for this position.

Job Description:

Teaches a wide range of courses in Journalism and Mass Communications.

  • Prepares and delivers learning activities in order to achieve course outcomes
  • Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts
  • Evaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments, papers, and examinations
  • Maintains and submits student attendance records, grades and other required documentation by specified deadlines
  • Be available to students for coaching
  • Periodic meetings with supervisors, division, or College, relative to teaching duties and training and development

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communications or related field with at least 18 graduate-level course hours in Journalism/Mass Communications
  • Professional experience with news writing, social media, and mass communication styles
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of instructional technologies to teach traditional, hybrid and/or distance learning classes, and /or as a supplement
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent)
  • Advanced communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and organizational skills
  • Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years recent professional experience in the journalism field
  • Teaching experience

How to apply

Special Note: This is a part-time (adjunct) faculty position. Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Therefore, your materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis. In the event you are called for an interview, please have copy of unofficial transcript based on requirements outlined in posting.

In order to be considered for an Adjunct faculty position, these additional documents are required to be uploaded: Unofficial transcript & license/certifications (Based on requirements outlined in posting).

Apply online: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) opened in 1963 as Ohio's first community college and remains Ohio's oldest and largest public community college. For nearly 50 years Tri-C has provided high quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of our community. Tuition at Tri-C is the lowest in Northeast Ohio and among the lowest of all colleges in the state of Ohio.