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Lecturer of Corporate/Organizational Communication
| UW - Whitewater - Department of Communication|
United States, Wisconsin, Whitewater
|November 11, 2022|
Lecturer of Corporate/Organizational Communication - College of Arts and Communication -18901
The Department of Communication in the College of Arts and Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks an Academic Staff Lecturer in Corporate/Organizational Communication beginning August 2023. This is a full-time position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate courses in the Communication Department’s Corporate and Health Communication emphasis.
The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in corporate training, non-profit communication, communication and team building, leadership, applied communication, as well as provide support to the Department’s internship program by developing professional networks. Other courses may be based on the candidate’s individual expertise, within the Communication and Journalism programs. Preference will be given to candidates with previous higher education teaching experience or corporate training experience.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
The Lecturer’s full-time teaching responsibilities include corporate communication theory, applied workplace competencies, leadership, team building and more. Lecturers at UW-W may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. In addition, Lecturers may also teach New Student Seminar or University Learning Communities, or participate in other programs geared toward improving student success.
The Department of Communication is the largest Department in the College of Arts and Communication and one of the largest at the University. The Department serves more than 500 students who major in one of our eight emphases: Advertising, Broadcast/Print/Web Journalism, Corporate and Health Communication in face to face and online options, Electronic Media, International Journalism, Media Arts and Game Development, and Public Relations. The Department’s Graduate Program serves a diverse population of recent undergraduates and returning professionals.
The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students, and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, education, and ethnic backgrounds.
Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.
The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.
UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).
Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).
Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary within a range of $42,000- $45,000.
UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.
CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications received by January 23, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
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