Assistant/Associate Professor of Communications

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Communication and Visual Arts department at Grove City College seeks to hire a full-time assistant/associate professor beginning July 2021 pending final budget approval. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Communication or a closely related discipline, as well as prior teaching experience, is preferred. Salary commensurate with qualifications.


The successful candidate for the position must be capable of teaching public relations, media law and ethics, research methods, and public speaking. Other courses of interest include interpersonal communication, rhetorical criticism, organizational communication, persuasion theory, small group communication, crisis communication, theories/ principles of communication.


The focus of the C&VA department is on preparing students for an ever-changing job market with critical thinking, analysis, and practical skills that can advance an organization’s goals and missions. Students in the C&VA department benefit from cross-disciplinary experiences in business, design, art, entrepreneurship and more. Core curriculum includes public speaking, writing for the media, intercultural communication, research methods, and theory courses. Candidates for the position within Grove City College’s C&VA department will support and enhance our departmental missions and goals.


Please send a current curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four references (three professional and one pastoral), and a letter of interest that includes an explanation of how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with Grove City College’s unique mission as a Christian college see: ( to: Mrs. Jamie N. Kimble, Associate Director of Human Resources at


Grove City College is a private educational institution noted for its academic excellence where scholarship is informed by Christian principles. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, non-job related disability, use of a guide or support animal, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrative programs.