Adjunct Instructor - School of Communications
Job no: 494201
Position type: FAC - Adjunct Part-Time Instructors (Semester by Semester)
Categories: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The School of Communications at Grand Valley State University is seeking new faculty members to teach part-time as adjunct instructors in the Communication Studies and Multimedia Journalism majors. The positions may begin late August 2022. The School of Communications faculty place a premium on the abilities and skills of the applicant to integrate theory and practice in the successful teaching of courses.
- Teach a course or courses in the Communication Studies or Multimedia Journalism undergraduate curriculum. This assignment may include courses such as Concepts of Communication, Story Making, Argument and Analysis, Speech, Critical Interpretation, Foundations of Communication Research, and/or other courses based on experience.
- Duties include attending some School of Communications meetings, as appropriate.
- A master’s degree in Communication, Journalism, or a closely related field is required.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, such as the ability to interact with others with respect and empathy.
- Previous university teaching experience.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
How to Apply:
Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". A complete application must include a cover letter and CV or resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.
Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, (616) 331-9530.
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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