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Lecturer of Public Relations / Communication

Apply now Job no: 495491
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Communication and the Arts within the emerging College of Human Development, Culture, and Media at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Public Relations/Communication, starting in August 2023. The successful candidate will teach four courses each Fall and Spring semester in our undergraduate and/or graduate programs and will provide service to the Department and its students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Courses taught may include (but are not limited to) Introduction to Public Relations, Reputation Management/Crisis Communication, Public/Presentational Communication, and Organizational Communication.

Select service activities may include advising the co-curricular Public Relations Student Society of America, the Litore Agency (student-run PR agency), and the Bateman Case Study Competition, along with committee work and student advising.

About the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media and Seton Hall University:

Launching in Fall 2023, the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media will bring together programs in education; human services; digital and visual media and design; the performing arts; arts and society; and communication. The College is envisioned to deliver strong disciplinary preparation and explore new areas to prepare students to excel in the fields of education, human services, communication and the arts and more.

Nested within the new College, the establishment of the School of Communication, Media, and the Arts, as well as the School of Education and Human Services, will provide foundations to enhance existing strengths and missions, while sharing resources and unifying the faculty across both areas in the exploration, development, and implementation of significant programmatic creation, modification, evaluation, and expansion. Organizationally, both Schools will complement the overarching College unit, and are poised to offer increased specification and tremendous opportunity.

In addition, the faculty of the Department of Communication and the Arts pledges unwavering solidarity with our administrators, staff, alumni, students, families, and all our neighboring communities, in speaking and standing firmly against racism. As educators for Newark’s diocesan Catholic university, it is our moral duty to advance social justice, champion diversity, and work toward an anti-racist future, free of violence and oppression. We commit to addressing systemic inequality and strife by engaging students, colleagues, and the University community through active collaboration to improve diversity and inclusion across courses, programs, and the College.

Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and the Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a doctoral university. It is home to approximately 6,300 undergraduate and 4,700 graduate students from all 50 states and more than 60 countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment, and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.

Required Qualifications:

*Master’s degree in communication, public relations, strategic communication, marketing, or related field.
*Experience teaching at the college/university level.

Desired Qualifications:

*Professional experience in public relations, strategic communication, marketing, or other communication-related field. 
*Experience with student organizations in the disciplines. 

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty

Exempt/Nonexempt:

Exempt

Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must include: 
*Cover letter 
*Curriculum vitae  
*Evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or statement of teaching philosophy
*Names and contact information for three professional references 
*Transcript(s) for all coursework completed, indicating receipt of all degrees
*Writing sample (professional or academic writing)

Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for full consideration, candidates should apply by February 25, 2023. Questions concerning the position should be addressed to Associate Professor Matthew Pressman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Communication and the Arts, at matthew.pressman@shu.edu or 973-761-9475. 

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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