Reports to : Dean of Arts & Sciences Position Type : Full Time – 50% Academic Appointment/50% Staff Appointment Compensation : Commensurate with experience Target Start Date : August 1, 2023 First Review : May 25, 2023Position Overview
The Director of the Center for Public Speaking manages the day-to-day operations of the new Center for Public Speaking, generating a culture of excellence in oral communication among Menlo College students. The Director is appointed for a one-year term and may be renewed.
The Dean of Arts & Sciences annually evaluates the performance of the Director with input from those who collaborate with them. Director responsibilities include:
In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to teach one three-unit class (MCM 257) and one one-unit public speaking laboratory class in the fall 2023 semester, for a total of 4 units. In subsequent semesters (after the Center is launched), the successful candidate will be expected to teach two sections of MCM 257 (or similar public speaking/oral communication classes) and 2 one-unit classes, for a total of 8 units.Expectations of the Ideal Candidate
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package provided.About Menlo College
Menlo College is located equidistant between San Francisco and San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley – one of the world's most entrepreneurial and innovative locations. Silicon Valley is renowned as an innovation incubator with exceptional opportunities for experience-based learning.
Menlo College is a diverse and tight-knit community of exceptional, involved people. Our mission is to: “…ignite potential and educate students to make meaningful contributions in the innovation economy.” We attract students from all over the world who are committed to learning, playing intercollegiate sports, starting and leading organizations, and making an impact in their communities.
Continuing an unbroken streak for more than a decade, this year Menlo College was once again named to the most recent “Best Colleges” guide published by The Princeton Review, recognition given to only 12% of all colleges and universities in the U.S. It is also recognized as the 11th best business school in the U.S. (Money Magazine), in the top 16% of all colleges (Forbes), and the 16th most diverse college in America (Niche). Menlo College is designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), a dual designation achieved by only 1% of all colleges and universities.
Menlo College offers programs in Business and in Psychology. The School of Business offers bachelor's degree programs with nine majors. Menlo College is accredited by AACSB and WSCUC.Application Instructions
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter in which they identify their interest in the position to:
Menlo College Attn: Director of Human Resources 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton, CA 94027-4301 or via email to [email protected]
Menlo College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity.
All prospective Menlo College employees are required to satisfy a background check and have fully completed their COVID-19 vaccinations (including a booster) or have an approved exemption. A negative PCR test will be required prior to employment.
All employees that operate a motor vehicle on behalf of Menlo College must be cleared annually using Department of Motor Vehicle records