Job # 076469
Job Title Part-Time Faculty-Practical Grammar for Public Communicators
Location Syracuse, NY
Pay Range $1380 per credit hour minimum
FLSA Status Exempt
Fall 2022 semester
Two open sections:
Thursdays 11:00am-12:20pm and Wednesdays 2:15pm-3:35pm
Office hours reqiured.
Job Type Part-time
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code UA
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is looking for an
individual(s) to teach two sections of COM 101 Practical Grammar for Public
Communicators which meets either Wednesdays 2:15-3:35 or Thursdays
11:00-12:20pm during the fall 2022 semester. (0 credits)
Description: COM 101 is designed to familiarize students with the elements of
Standard American English and how they work together to foster effective
communication. The course covers parts of speech; active vs. passive voice;
punctuation; quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing; spelling and usage
problems; and parts of a sentence. Students typically complete on online
diagnostic test and turn in a writing sample early in the semester, and then
complete a series of quizzes and tests throughout the semester to gauge their
mastery of the concepts.
Bachelor's degree required.
Job Specific Qualifications
It is understood that teaching assignments may include the following:
• Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
• Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start
• Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
• Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
• Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of
• Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet your class
due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to
reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You must also notify the
department chair of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.
• Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades
according to University regulations.
• Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
• Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.
• Ability to instruct the class on the days and times it is designated to
• Ability to hold office hours on campus.
• Ability to grade all assignments and examinations.
• Ability to operate standard classroom instructional technology, which may
include computer, projector, document camera, etc.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a curriculum
vitae and cover letter.
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Job Posting Date 07/08/2022
Application Deadline 08/14/2022
Open Until Filled No
Job Category Faculty
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