Fall 2022 (August)
Responsibilities will include teaching a wide-variety of
graduate level and upper-division undergraduate Communication
courses, including Principles of Advertising, Integrated Brand
Management, Strategic Presentations in a Digital Environment, and
graduate-level classes in one’s discipline area.
Minimum requirements: PhD (or ABD) in Communications or related
field. Qualified candidates will be expected to apply dynamic
teaching methods to current course offerings and will develop
curriculum in advertising content strategies. Ideal candidates will
have a strong background in visual storytelling, and high-level
involvement in content creation, design, tactics, campaign
deployment, measurement, and full multi-channel media
Preferred candidates would have relevant work experience in
strategic communications including social media, mobile and digital
content creation, publication and evaluation. Background in
Leadership and Entrepreneurship is a plus.
Successful candidates should also be committed to contributing
to a climate via teaching, committee engagements, community work,
and/or research that supports a diverse study body, serves
first-generation college students, and contributes to equity and
Currently the Communication department offers studies in
Advertising and Public Relations, Film and Digital Media, and
Sports Communications. The successful candidate will work with
these disciplines and the Art and Design programs, preparing
students for careers as communication professionals.
This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and
customary benefits. Avila University’s comprehensive benefit
package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for
employee and dependents, sick leave, retirement benefits and health
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of
transcripts and three letters of reference to: . Avila
University is not currently sponsoring or transferring H1B
visas. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United
States on an unrestricted basis.
Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a
population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of
cultural, educational and social life opportunities.
Kansas City is a highly diverse community with
African-American, Latino, Native American, Asian, Irish, Italian,
German, Nordic, Anglo-Saxon, Slavic, Mediterranean, and Middle
Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by
the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and
graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies,
preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to
the global community.
Avila University is committed to equal employment
opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race,
religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or
ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information
or any other characteristic protected by law.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are critically
important to Avila University’s mission and the University is fully
committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive community of
faculty, staff, and students.