Adjunct Lecturer - Speech

Benedictine University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 3, 2023

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
Communication Arts
Benedictine University

Required Qualifications:

Doctoral or Master’s degree and experience in relevant area required.

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 position starts.

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 is required.

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 Benedictine University.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or 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 origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored 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.

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