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Adjunct Faculty - Communication (2024–2025 AY)

Employer
Aurora University
Location
Aurora, Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 29, 2024

Job Details



Job Summary/Basic Function

Aurora University (AU) is committed to the transformative power of learning by creating a student-centered environment and an equity of experience and opportunity, to ensure that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel welcome and included. Our culture of collaboration, generosity, and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty, and staff.

AU is grounded in the transformative opportunity it provides to a diverse student body. As a private university with a public mission and a commitment to making a difference in peoples’ lives, AU has a long history of resilience and of providing access to an education that values innovation, focuses on continuous improvement, and has a positive impact on the communities we serve. We are proud of our service to and economic impact on the state of Illinois, where over 80% of our students stay to live and work, where 90% of our students come from, and where we foster strong community partnerships to develop the workforce in areas such as nursing, education, business, technology, and social work.

We are looking for passionate and purposeful individuals who represent the full diversity of Aurora and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ability, identity, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at AU, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice requiring broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners.

At AU we believe that continuous learning is a fundamental part of working life, and our goal is for all colleagues on our campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support our community by providing all employees with opportunities to engage in professional development activities, as well as a range of tuition and employee benefits that can be found here .

Aurora University seeks talented adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. Adjunct faculty are qualified part-time instructors offered teaching opportunities based on course demand and staffing.

Teaching Responsibilities

Aurora University is searching for qualified instructors as part of its adjunct faculty pool to teach during the day in the Communication department. We are seeking adjunct faculty to teach courses in communication across the curriculum, which may include the following courses:
  • Business Communication
  • Digital Content Writing
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Multimedia Writing and Storytelling
  • Public Speaking
  • Visual Communication
Minimum Qualifications

A master's degree in communication or a related field is required. Industry experience and college-level teaching experience are preferred. Experience with digital editing is preferred.Daytime campus-based availability is required.

Application Materials

Please add “Communication” to the subject line and include areas you are interested in teaching.

Please email resume or curriculum vitae, transcripts, evidence of licensure or certification if required for the position, and cover letter stating the specific areas you are interested in teaching to:

adjunctfaculty@aurora.edu

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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