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Position: Lecturer - Speech Communication

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
01 2GD – Department not found Full-time A97934

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Department Chair and the Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social sciences, the Lecturer - Speech Communication will teach a full load of courses, develop curriculum, and serve on committees.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Teach courses in public relations while maintaining a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepare instructional materials.
  • Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms and laboratories by the following methods: demonstration, discussion, visual aids, lectures, field trips, individualized instruction, on line instruction, and other appropriate instructional methods.
  • Evaluate instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
  • Assist in recruitment, advisement, placement, and follow-up of students.
  • Recommend students for advancement and graduation.
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Establish and maintain office hours and advise students during this time and at other times as needed. Coordinate internship programs and students as assigned.
  • Assist advisor, department chairperson, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program and serving on committees and attending meetings as required.
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A


Graduation from an accredited institution with Ph.D. of Communication with specialization in Public Relations.

  • Knowledge and skill in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.
  • Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.
  • Skill in interpersonal relationships, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse group.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to use multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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