Requisition Number 21U332236
Position Title Adjunct Faculty - Communication, Journalism and Media
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The Department of Communication, Journalism and Media at Rider University
seeks an adjunct instructor for our master's program for the Fall beginning
October 27, 2021. This position is to teach COMM 564 – Communication &
Diversity in Workplace, a graduate-level course in our Master of Arts in
Business Communication program.
This course helps organizational leaders understand how gender, ethnic,
religious, and other social and cultural differences affect the workplace, and
how to effectively harness those differences towards maintaining a workplace
that promotes good employee relationships, and ultimately, good productivity
for the organization. Specifically, the course will:
1. Analyze relevant academic theories that apply to workplace diversity
2. Through the use of relevant case studies examine communication practices
that successfully promote inclusion and/or learn from communication failures
3. Learn relevant theories associated with interpersonal communication,
global leadership, multicultural communication and inclusion/exclusion.
The course is an online class that runs from 10/27-12/17.
Master's degree in Communication, Business or a related field
Experience teaching online courses
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience
Professional experience with an organization's DEI efforts
About Rider University
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from
a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and
learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all
backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible
citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and
serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural
needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by
US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional
Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named
Rider among its “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have
ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated
to excellence through diversity.
Location Lawrenceville, NJ
Do the essential functions of this job require lifting? No
If yes, # of pounds.
Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing? Yes
Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs? No
Do the essential functions of this job require stretching? No
Do the essential functions of this job require bending? No
Divisional Unit Academic Affairs
Department Communication & Journalism (CLAS)
Position Type Part-Time
Employment Group AAUP
Open Date 09/03/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Documents to be included with online application:
Names and contact information for three professional references (in media
Statement of teaching philosophy (300-500 words)
Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of
your commitment to diversity.
The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.
Applications received by Sept. 30, 2021 will receive full consideration.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
Rider University Website
Inside Higher Ed
Other Diversity Job Board
Documents Needed To Apply
Commitment to Diversity
List of 3 References with Contact Information