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Instructor, Communications

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty



Requested Start Date:

August 14, 2020

Pay Range:

$40,000.00 - $50,000.00

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:


The Instructor, Dept. of Communication, is responsible for facilitating students’ comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to their development into mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day and evening.

Essential Functions:


  • Responsible for teaching undergraduate level courses in Communications
  •  Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement
  •    Serves as an advisor and mentor for students
  •  Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students
  •  Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process
  •  Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress
  •  Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy
  •  Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum
  •  Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service
  •  Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned
  •  Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports
  •   Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning
  •  Participates in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school
  •  Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities
  •  Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration
  •  Performs other duties as assigned


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in communication related field
  • Accomplishments sufficient to indicate the ability to meet requirements of the rank of Instructor at JSU in teaching, service, and scholarly publications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate or other terminal degree

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  1. Resume
  2. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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