Specialist Professor, Spanish and Communication and Coordinator of the Peace Corps Prep Program (PCPP)

West Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
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The Department of Foreign Language Studies at Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Specialist Professor of Spanish and Communication and Coordinator of the Peace Corps Prep Program. This anticipated opening is for the 2017-2018 academic year and is a one year initial appointment subject to subsequent multi-year reappointments without limit.

The candidate would be expected to: teach 6 credits per semester (fall and spring), including a First Year Seminar in the Peace Corps, upper-level courses in Spanish Communication, and other Spanish courses to meet departmental needs; oversee, coordinate and grow the Peace Corps Prep program; recruit and advise students; work with the Vice Provost for Global Education and the campus-wide advisory committee to administer all aspects of the program.

The Department of World Languages and Cultures provides a rigorous program in linguistic and cultural competence in Spanish, Italian, French, German, Arabic, Mandarin, Irish and Latin, with majors in Spanish and minors in Spanish and Italian. Our graduates are employed both nationally and internationally, boasting employment in a wide variety of fields including public relations, education, law, finance, marketing, international business, and social work.

For additional information about the department, please go to: http://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/foreign-language-studies.aspx.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Master’s degree

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:

Masters degree or higher in Spanish, Spanish or Applied Linguistics, or a related field. Significant experience teaching Spanish at the college level. Expertise and relevant experience in Spanish-speaking media.

Ability to teach language and content courses in Spanish at all levels, including courses in linguistics, and Spanish for Communication, such as Writing for the Media and Voice and Diction.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in Journalism/Broadcasting and sound/visual technology.

Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice. Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanded to include swimming in 2015.

Monmouth’s beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Through its academic offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth provides a highly personalized education that prepares students to realize their potential and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world. Within its student body, 29 states and 28 foreign nations are represented.

Five centers of distinction work to promote awareness of specific issues and meet the needs of local and global communities. Our Centers, run by top experts and professors, provide important services in areas including the environment, global affairs, public policy, the arts, and real estate.

For an eleventh consecutive year Monmouth University has been included in The Princeton Review’s roster of “Best 380 Colleges,” and “Best 296 Business Schools,” and recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a top-40 school (Master’s North) in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Colleges” rankings. Monmouth regularly receives top rankings in veteran-friendly schools and was recently included in Money magazine’s list of “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

How to apply

Apply online

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. The University’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV related illnesses. Additionally, Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools.