*Position Title:*Rhetoric and Communication Studies Adjunct Faculty
*Major Department:*College of Arts and Sciences
*Department:*Rhetoric and Communication Studies
*Location:*La Verne Central Campus
*Job Description:**The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.*
If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!
The Rhetoric and Communication Studies Department will accept applications on an ongoing basis from individuals interested in assignments teaching part-time.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of courses including fundamentals of Public Speaking, Introduction to Communication Theory, Intercultural Communication, and Argumentation and Debate.*Required Qualifications:*Adjunct faculty candidates must have a Master's degree in Communication Studies from a regionally-accredited institution with at least two (2) years of teaching at the collegiate level.
*Preferred Qualifications:*Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.
Preference will also be given to candidates with experience as a debater and/or adjudicator in British Parliamentary Intercollegiate Intervarsity Debating.
*Benefits Summary:*Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:
* Benefit Hub (discount perks)
* Free Parking
* Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
* Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
* 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
* Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
* Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory - Voluntary Contribution at anytime
* Medical (must meet hours)
* Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.
U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly's 2016 "America's Best Colleges for Adult Learners" rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 "America's Best Colleges" National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes "America's Top Colleges" rating (WASC Accredited).*Posting Number:*AF051P
*Job Open Date:*11/20/2020
*Open Until Filled:*No