This job has expired

Adjunct, Principles of Public Relations

Employer
Merrimack College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Media Studies, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
Merrimack College is a selective, private college in a beautiful, residential setting — just minutes from Boston, Massachusetts.

Position Overview: The Department of Communication and Media invites applications to teach one COM3401 Principles of Public Relations course for the fall 2022 semester.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or a related discipline preferred; applicants with an MA and at least 2 years of college teaching experience considered.

To Apply: Applications should include: resume, cover letter, one communication course syllabus, and up to three sets of teaching evaluations (need not be for a public relations course).

The adjunct instructor should be available to teach one course meeting Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:15pm. This course meets on the ground at Merrimack College. The fall 2022 semester starts on August 29th and runs through December 17th (which includes the mandatory finals exam period).

Principles of Public Relations Course Overview : This course presents an overview of basic public relations principles, concepts, and relation of theory and practice. Students will explore the field of professional public relations covering the role, origin and trends affecting the future of the practice. Special emphasis will be placed on problem solving and the tools and techniques of the trade as applied to real-life situations. The scope of the course will also examine the foundations of public relations as a communications discipline as understood historically in the role of society, public opinion, effective strategy and tactics, process, identification of public, publicity techniques, and effective use of media. Moreover, the course will address ethical and legal implications of the profession.

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

Statement on Our Mission

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue.

Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required Vaccinations & Remote Work:

Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260- acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert