Overview

The successful candidate is expected to teach primarily Oral Communication sections to support Mansfield University’s General Education program, but may also teach Public Speaking or Speaking Effectively in Groups. The candidate must be able to teach an upper division Communication Training and Development course required for a variety of majors. The successful applicant will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, maintain a minimum of one to five office hours per week, and participate in departmental activities.

Part-time or full-time work (75 – 100% FTE) is anticipated, depending on credentials, experience, and availability.

Minimum qualifications: MA/MS in Communication, Organizational Communication, Speech Communication, or Human Communication; evidence of effective college-level teaching experience in basic and advanced courses including Oral Communication, Public Speaking, Training and Development classes; and completion of successful SKYPE and campus interviews which will include a demonstration of relevant knowledge and skills. Additional qualifications: Experience with targeted social media, excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including the ability to work collaboratively with others; and the ability to teach and evaluate students; ability to adapt to changing technologies that support teaching and learning; possess excellent administrative and organizational skills; and demonstration, through past accomplishments and behaviors, of the ability to support Mansfield University’s principles and values of Character, Scholarship, Culture, Service (http://www1.mansfield.edu/mansfield-creed) and the University’s strong student-centered vision and mission. Preferred: ABD or PhD in Communication or related field and genuine interest in connecting with students. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach in an area of mass communication.