Lecturer - Communication - PR - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Summary of Duties:
Under the direction of the Dean of the College of HSS and the Communication Department Chair, teaches full load of courses (5/5) in the Department of Communication. Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary. Maintains student-centered approach to education. Provides service to the college and University and conduct research relative to improving pedagogy or to advance knowledge in discipline. Pursues and develops strong ties with academic associations and professional PR/media organizations and businesses in the state, region and nation.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an MA in public relations (or a similar field) with at least 5 years experience in the public relations industry required.

A Ph.D. (or ABD) in public relations/mass communications preferred.


Knowledge of and demonstrated competence in professional public relations practices and applications.


Demonstrated skills and experience experience in developing and coordinating undergraduate student programs and activities.


Ability and willingness to provide expert classroom instruction, curriculum development, and program assessment.

Demonstrated ability to teach across spectrum including Introduction to Public Relations, PR writing, PR Campaigns, Portfolio Development, Social Media, Crisis Communication, Media Relations, PR Theory.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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