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Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Communication department-Public Relations (pool)

Company: Santa Clara University
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title:

Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Communication department-Public Relations (pool)

Position Type:

Temporary

Hiring Range:

$7,400 for each 4 or 5 unit course.

Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer in Public Relations

The Department of Communication at Santa Clara University seeks to hire a Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer in Public Relations/Strategic Communication. The position involves teaching an upper division course in Public Relations that emphasizes evidence based practices and data driven strategies. The quarter is 10 weeks long, with an 11th week for finals. The position is for the Spring Quarter 2022.

PURPOSE:

The Department of Communication at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, seeks applicants for Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer (non-tenure track) positions to teach courses in Public Relations/Strategic Communication . Specific assignments will be made according to the academic qualifications of the individual and programmatic need. Santa Clara University is on the quarter system, and the quarters are 10 weeks long with an 11th week for final examinations. This is an applicant pool; as such, positions are hired as needed. The successful candidate will teach no more than 2 courses in any quarter and no more than four courses over the fall, winter and spring quarters.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

(1)Terminal Degree (Ph.D./MFA) in Communication or a closely-related field is preferred. Applications who are ABD or possess a Master's Degree, accompanied by commensurate academic experience in Communication or closely-related field (5-7 years of college or professional teaching) will be considered.

(2) Applications without an advanced degree but can demonstrate exceptional professional experience in Public Relations and successful teaching at the collegiate level will be considered.

(3) Excellent communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstration of inclusive pedagogical practices that advance SCU goals of diversity and equity, demonstrated experience teaching and mentoring a diverse population of undergraduate students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

TEACHING (100%)

Teaching duties include but are not limited to:

Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including:

a. Teaching a course load of no more than two courses per quarter, and no more than four per academic year;

b. Conducting and appearing at all assigned class meetings in a timely and prepared manner that demonstrates a command of the discipline and skill in presenting it

effectively;

c. Assigning and evaluating assignments that align with the course description and course learning outcomes, and providing timely feedback to students;

d. Holding regular weekly office hours on campus;

e. Submitting student grades that are appropriate, accurate and fair measures of student performance to the Office of the Registrar by the designated

deadline;

f. Administering numerical and narrative evaluations for all courses;

g. Where applicable, teaching from an approved syllabus for the University Core courses assigned or working with the Chair to design an

appropriate syllabus for submission for approval from the relevant Faculty Core Curriculum Committee.

SERVICE (0%):

This position does not require any service duties. You may be invited, but not required, to attend department meetings or activities.

Applicant should send the following materials:

* CV

* Sample syllabus or similar course material

* Teaching Evaluations

* Short letter of introduction explaining your qualifications of teaching the course(s)

* Letters of confidential references can be emailed directly to Helen Otero (hotero@scu.edu).

Work Authorization:

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity/Notice of Nondiscrimination

Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and California State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. For a complete copy of Santa Clara University's equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, see https://www.scu.edu/title-ix/policies-reports/

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Santa Clara University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender, and prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internally or externally. The Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is Belinda Guthrie, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 408-551-3043, bguthrie@scu.edu, www.scu.edu/title-ix. Inquiries can also be made to the Assistant Secretary of Education within the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

Clery Notice of Availability

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Santa Clara University affirms its' commitment to employ qualified individuals with disabilities within the workplace and to comply with the Americans with Disability Act. All applicants desiring an accommodation should contact the Department of Human Resources, and 408-554-5750 and request to speak to Indu Ahluwalia by phone at 408-554-5750 or by email at iahluwalia@scu.edu.

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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