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eSpelman Online Instructor-Business Communication Program

Position Information

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Faculty/Type Title

eSpelman Online Instructor-Business Communication Program

Area of Study

Business Communication Program


Fall Semester 2023

About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

Position Description

eSpelman is committed to educating working adults and empowering them with the knowledge to succeed in an array of in-demand professional fields. The eSpelman online certificate programs enroll students of all genders and backgrounds, extending the magic of Spelman College as the No. 1 HBCU beyond the campus gate.

Specific Courses to be Taught:
Strategic Communication Management
The Art of The Pitch

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Teach courses in the assigned discipline by adapting teaching, advising, and coaching methodologies for working adult learners and communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.
• Provide constructive and timely feedback to assist adult learners in achieving completion of course objectives and learning outcomes.
• Motivate adult learners to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process.
• Engage adult learners in building a supportive online learning community.
• Assist in conducting course review, student learning outcomes assessment, and program review.
• Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participating in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, serving in statewide committees or professional organizations, conducting research projects, publishing scholarly works, etc.
• Participate in eSpelman hosted meetings, orientations, training, etc., and stay engaged with the Spelman community.
• Meet record-keeping obligations on time in accordance with eSpelman policies, e.g. grades, attendance, reports, etc.
• Perform other duties as outlined within the teaching agreement.


• A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline (e.g., Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, and Business Communication) at the time of application.
• Demonstrate a strong record and aptitude of online teaching and adult education.
• Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Demonstrate the ability to work on multiple projects/courses simultaneously.
• Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff.
• Proficient and functional knowledge of Canvas, video conferencing and other educational technologies, MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Affairs Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO /Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

Deadline to Receive Letter(s) of Reference

COVID-19 Vaccination Protocol

Due to the heightened risk of contracting COVID -19 and the spread of variants, Spelman College requires up to date COVID -19 vaccination of all faculty, staff, and students (collectively “Campus Community”) that have job duties, attend classes, or are otherwise present on campus. You will need to submit proof of up-to-date COVID -19 vaccination: full vaccination and a booster (when eligible) or a single dose of the bivalent vaccine) prior to your first day on campus or you may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement by providing the necessary documentation to: Yemi Brown, PharmD Manager of COVID -19 Operations, at . Upon receiving your Spelman Technology log-in credentials, please keep your vaccination or exemptions records up-to-date using Etrieve
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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcripts (unofficial)
Optional Documents

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