Adjunct Assistant Professor, Communication Studies

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Job Title

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Communication Studies


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

Johnson County Community College is seeking qualified applicants for part-time teaching assignments in the Communication Studies Department beginning fall 2021. Instructors are needed for teaching on-campus, face-to-face classes. The biggest need is for morning and early afternoon classes. Classes may include Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Personal Communication, Intercultural Communication, and/or Workplace Skills. Candidates must have the ability to use the Canvas LMS for Syllabus and grades.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree with 18 graduate credit hours in Communication Studies, Communication, Speech, or Speech Communication
Minimum of 1 year college teaching experience in the Communication Studies discipline
Demonstrated strong teaching ability
Computer literacy including ability to communicate, develop teaching materials, and enter grades electronically
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, and community

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Communication Studies, Communication, Speech, or Speech Communication
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the teaching mission of a comprehensive community college

Required application documents


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

Teaching philosophy

Hours per Week

Varies depending on department need

Work Hours/Days

Daytime hours that will vary depending on department need

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 15 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 03 May 2021 Central Daylight Time