Faculty - Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Applied Communication

Utah Valley University

United States

May 22, 2022


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Position Title Faculty - Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Applied Communication

Position Category Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT) Summary

Applied Communication is seeking a non tenure track lecturer. A successful candidate teaches students to understand and appreciate the Communication discipline through student-centered engagement. The candidate will teach a variety of applied communication courses including public speaking, introduction to communication, interpersonal, health communication, small group, and organizational communication. The individual shall instruct course in-class, online, and through hybrid methods of delivery. Expected workload is 5 courses per semester.

Required Qualifications

An earned Master's degree in Communication or a related field from an accredited institution required. Must be able to teach all modalities (in- person in Orem, Utah, hybrid, online).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge required to teach public speaking, interpersonal, health communication, small group, organizational communication or other COMM classes. Knowledge of teaching hybrid and online (asynchronous and synchronous). Must be able to teach all modalities (in-person in Orem, Utah, hybrid, online).

Excellence in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques in the classroom. Excellence in teaching large lecture classes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of online course design and teaching.
  • Evidence of large lecture course design and teaching.
  • Ability to articulate a diverse/multicultural perspective preferred.
  • Teaching strengths should complement current departmental curriculum.
  • Physical Requirements

    May be required to teach online, blended, distance education, off-campus or evening courses.

    Requires standing, sitting, and speaking.

    EEO Statement

    Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Benefits Summary

    UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

    FLSA Exempt Pay Range DOQ

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    Open Date 03/25/2022 Review Start Date 04/04/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • PHD
  • Do you have a masters degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your teaching experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  • Unofficial Transcripts # 1
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document #1
  • Other Document #2
  • Advising Philosophy Statement