Adjunct Faculty in Strategic Communication

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Communication & Theatre Arts at Old Dominion University seeks highly qualified applicants for adjunct instructor positions in strategic communication, public relations and/or advertising beginning Fall 2021. We are seeking instructors both for on-campus and online opportunities. Online instructors need not be local.

Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities: Successful applicants will have experience teaching undergraduate courses related to strategic communication, public relations, Crisis/Emergency/Risk Communication, advertising, digital storytelling and social media management. Other courses may also be available.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training: Minimum academic credentials are an earned Master's degree in Communications, Advertising, or an equivalent field or possess significant professional experience working in these industries.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Experience teaching
  • Experience working in strategic communication, public relations and/or advertising
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and After Effects), graphic design, and/or video production experience

Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply at

Please submit:
-A letter of application/cover letter indicating interest in the position;
-A resume and/or curriculum vitae;
-A statement of teaching philosophy;
-A statement indicating your commitment to diversity in your pedagogy;
-Unofficial graduate transcripts,
-Contact information for three professional references (recommendations will be requested from references by the system)

Review of applications will begin immediately.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.