**This is an on-site position. Remote workers will NOT be
You will be joining St. Thomas University (STU) at an exciting
moment! Under the dynamic leadership of President David A.
Armstrong, J.D., STU has had four consecutive years of record
enrollment and we’ve set fundraising records too. Our campus
footprint is also growing. In the past two years alone, we’ve
opened the state-of-the-art Gus Machado College of Business, a new
weight room for our student athletes, as well as a turf athletic
field, residence hall, and a student center. And, we are going to
keep growing…more students, more programs, more facilities!
As we mark our 60th Anniversary, we are setting our sights on
the future while also honoring our Cuban heritage and celebrating
our Catholic Identity. Come be a part of our diverse community! We
are seeking energetic innovators who will help us chart the course
for the University’s sixth decade of impact! Let’s work together to
attract, serve, and inspire a diverse group of students who will
leave STU prepared to be ethical leaders and change agents in our
Located in sunny Miami, Florida, St. Thomas University is a
private, non-profit university that offers 39 undergraduate,
graduate, and postgraduate degrees at its picturesque 144-acre
campus and through distance learning. Its academic offerings
include one of the oldest (and most highly ranked) undergraduate
programs in Sports Administration in the country. STU has been
ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report in Social Mobility for
regional universities in the South, which means it takes students
from the lowest financial strata and catapults them to much higher
financial strata in only ten years. St. Thomas University is the
only Catholic Archdiocesan-sponsored university in Florida, and one
of the only eight Archdiocesan universities nationwide.
Responsibilities: This faculty member will be expected to teach
courses across the Communications & Media Studies Department.
The department is currently seeking a nine-month continuing track
position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin in
Fall 2022 or spring 2023. The successful candidate will have
primary responsibility for teaching courses within the department.
Typical courses include Introduction to Graphic Design, Social
Media, Video Games Analysis, Introduction to Film, Art &
Analysis, Photography, etc.
In addition to teaching duties, the faculty member will be
expected to contribute to curriculum development, student advising,
university service and to pursue scholarly research. Communication
is one of six departments in Biscayne College, which features a
diverse, international faculty of scholars. We welcome applicants
capable of contributing to the department’s global and broad
orientation toward communications studies. This is in-person
position with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022.
Essential Functions: Teach classes in the Communications &
Media Studies department. Participate in student advising.
Contribute to program and curricular development. Contribute to
department and university service.
Minimum Qualifications/Requirements: A Ph.D. (or other terminal
degree) in Communication or closely related field is required.
Knowledge of contemporary practices and theories of communications
Applications Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of
three references. Review of applications will continue until
position is filled.
Background Screening: Successful completion of a pre-employment
background check is required for the candidate selected for this
Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package to full-time
employees that include health, dental, vision, life insurance,
retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance
After 1 year of continuous full-time service, employees are
eligible to enroll in STU’s bachelor and master courses,
tuition-free. The program will cover a maximum timeframe of
125% of credit hours attempted toward the degree program. Employees
may enroll in STU’s doctoral program, with a 40% tuition discount,
under the same conditions.
St. Thomas University is a catholic university sponsored by the
Archdiocese of Miami committed to academic and professional success
guided by its catholic identity. All employees are therefore
expected to respect the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and
support the University’s religious mission. All employees hereby
acknowledge their familiarity and support of the religious
affiliation, mission, and values of St. Thomas University.
Equal Employment Opportunity
St. Thomas University is an equal opportunity employer that
promotes a diverse and inclusive organization. It is the policy of
the University to fill each vacancy with the candidate who
represents the best fit for the position and to promote and
transfer employees from within whenever possible and practical.
Employment decisions are made on the basis of the candidate’s
personal capabilities, qualifications, and ability to assist the
University in fulfilling its mission without discrimination. With
regard to the latter, the University’s program of recruiting
employees for mission aims to inform prospective employers of the
University’s mission and to help them and hiring personnel
determine how they will sup[port and contribute to the University’s
St. Thomas University is an E-Verify® Employer. E-Verify® is an
Internet-based system that allows an employer, using information
reported on an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility
Verification, to determine that eligibility of that employee to
work in the United States. STU will utilize E-Verify® to verify
employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year
· 401 (k) matching
· Dental insurance
· Employee assistance program
· Employee discount
· Flexible spending account
· Health insurance
· Life insurance
· Paid time off
· Parental leave
· Retirement plan
· Tuition reimbursement
· Vision insurance
· Monday to Friday
· Weekend availability
The final candidate is to successfully complete a background
screening and reference check process.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends as needed
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Miami Gardens, FL 33054: Reliably commute or planning to
relocate before starting work (Required)
- Please provide contact information for three (3) professional
Work Location: In person