Adjunct – Communication Arts

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Job description

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Description: Adjunct – Communication Arts

Classification: Non-Benefit Eligible

Instructors needed for two classes:

COMM 2210 – Public Relations Principles and Practices. Understanding how public relations works on a theoretical and practical level, its history and evolution. Class meets Thursday 6:30 – 9:20 p.m. CST, Fall Semester beginning August 28.

COMM 2254 – Writing for the Electronic Media. Principles and practices of writing for radio, television, and new media, emphasizing news and feature writing, documentaries, and other formats. Class meets Wednesday night 6:30 – 9:20 p.m. CST, Fall Semester beginning August 28.

Both classes meet Fall Semester via Zoom

Required Qualifications:

M.A. in Communications or related field; professional and/or teaching experience preferred.

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Application deadline: August 1, 2022

How to apply

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Candidates who are offered an adjunct faculty position at Benedictine University must present their Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position. These items must be presented to Human Resources before the position starts.

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Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds. As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education distinguished and guided by our Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage, we prepare our students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community.