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Lecturer in Communication - Public Speaking

North Central College
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Lecturer in Communication - Public Speaking

Communication & Media Studies

Academic Affairs

FLSA Status

Faculty Status
Full-time Faculty

Supervisor Title
Chair, Communication & Media Studies

Full-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Tenure Track

Position Summary

The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a non tenure-track position in Communication – Public Speaking, to begin Fall 2024.

Applicants for this position must hold a Master’s degree in Communication, Rhetoric or a related field and have significant experience teaching public speaking at the college level. The successful candidate will teach three sections of public speaking per semester. Interest in serving as an assistant coach for North Central’s award-winning speech team would be a plus. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students and a commitment to departmental service.

North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center (2017), and a new Health Sciences and Engineering building (2020). North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: .

North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should complete the application at: . You will be asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. For further information, contact Steve Macek, Chair, Communication and Media Studies, at

Review of applications will begin April 19, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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