Adjunct Faculty Business CommunicationPosition Description:
Rider University Lifting Barriers https://explore.rider.edu/lifting-barriers/
The Department of Management at Rider University seeks an adjunct instructor for the Fall semester (September 8 - December 21, 2021). This position is to teach CBA 212, Business Communications (3 Credits). This course will be taught on campus in person.
Course Description: Good communication is a vital skill in any environment where interpersonal interaction occurs. Communication skills do not, however, come naturally to everyone. This course introduces students to skills, practices, and strategies that will help them effectively communicate in the workplace and highlights the value of carefully documenting interactions between client and vendor. Students will engage in developmental activities intended to help them learn key aspects of communication, including, but not limited to: different formats of business writing (e.g., executive summaries, client and corporate correspondence, email messages, memos, reports, etc.); presentations and visual aids; active listening; small group facilitation; professional presence; and establishing credibility. Deliverables will include written documents and oral presentations, both individually and in teams. These skills cut across all disciplines and are qualitative tools that enhance career development.Position Requirements:
Master's degree in business (MBA) or communications (MA/MS), and/or relevant work experience.
The successful candidate will be dynamic in the classroom, up to date with online technology such as Zoom and Canvas, and dedicated to our students' learning and development.Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
Experience in teaching at the college level is strongly preferred.About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities - North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its "Best 386 Colleges" in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.
Lawrenceville, NJDo the essential functions of this job require lifting?:
NoDo the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?:
YesDo the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?:
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Norm Brodsky College of BusinessPosition Type:
04/22/2021Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please complete the online application and attach a current resume/CV. Letter(s) of reference and/or prior teaching evaluations accepted. Also, indicate day or evening availability.
The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.