Adjunct Lecturer - Speech
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired
by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We
seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our
mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as
engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse
faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Position : Adjunct Lecturer
Department : Speech, Communication Arts
Classification : Part-time, Non-benefit eligible
Brief overview of duties :
Communication Arts seeks candidates to teach two sections of COMM
1110, Sections H and I. Section H runs MW 1:30 - 2:45 p.m., while
Section I is W 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Modality is either online
synchronous or in person, depending on the preferences of the top
candidates. Candidates may either apply for both sections, or for
Section H only.
The Fall Semester runs for 15 weeks, from August 28 to December 8.
Final Exams are given the Week of December 11 through 15.
Instructors are required to keep at least one office hour per week,
and to otherwise be generally available for student contact. Final
grades are due to the Office of the Registrar no later than
Wednesday, December 20, at 10:00 a.m. Pay periods are the 15th of
each month, from September 15 to December 15.
Please apply through the Cornerstone application process. If you
have any questions concerning the department, the position, or the
university, please direct them to:
Peter Seely, Program Director
Doctoral or Master’s degree and experience in relevant area
Application Process : Please submit a cover letter, resume,
and contact information for three professional references.
Candidates who are offered an adjunct faculty position at
Benedictine University must present their Official Transcripts and
Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position.
These items must be presented to Human Resources before the
Physical Requirements : While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to touch,
handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office
products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Use of computer screen, phone and customer service.
May require bending, or sitting for long periods of time. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception
and ability to adjust focus.
The following of campus specific guidelines for pandemic protocols
Training : As a University employee you are required to
complete all University-specific and/or OSHA related training to
fulfill your job duties. Specific training will be conducted online
or in person. Employees must complete all trainings required by
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educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan
programs; athletic and other University administered programs or
employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national
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institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to
all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited
to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification
document form upon hire. The following of campus specific
guidelines for pandemic protocols are required.
Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.