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Adjunct Faculty – Communication

Employer
Community College of Rhode Island
Location
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Job Details



Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty – Communication

Department

English Department

Position Category

Adjunct

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

To teach communication courses.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To teach courses, such as Communication Fundamentals, Mass Media Foundations, Social Media, Multimedia Reporting, Interpersonal, and Public Speaking.
Minimum Requirements
  • MA or PhD in Communication.
  • Three years teaching communication courses at the college-level required, community college preferred.
  • Excellent record of college-level teaching appropriate to rank and experience.
  • Ability to use technology to enhance instruction, to submit grades, and to use email effectively.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a collaborative approach to working with students and colleagues.
  • Ability to contribute to a dynamic teaching/learning environment requiring adaptability, creativity, and teamwork.
Competencies
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to employ best online teaching practices within a Learning Management System, such as Blackboard.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth within subject field or discipline.
Reports To

Department Chair

Campus Location

Multi-Campus Locations

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Day and/or evening classes; various days of the week

Work Schedule

Varies

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

$85 per contact hour of teaching

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment

Environmental Conditions

Desired Start Date

2021, Fall Semester

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

TBD

Application Open Date

04/22/2021

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you possess a MA degree (or higher) in Communication?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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