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Public Relations Social Media, Graduate - Adjunct Faculty  « Position Deleted on 5/14/2013 »

Institution: University of Maryland University College
Location: Online/Remote
Category:
  • Faculty - Communications - Public Relations and Advertising
  • Faculty - Communications - Media & Communication Studies
Posted: 02/12/2013
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
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Adjunct Faculty- Public Relations-Social Media
Location- Online

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Public Relations. UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 34,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 35,000 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 23 countries throughout the world; about 50,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2009, UMUC had over 196,000 online course enrollments.[j1]

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Teach courses in public relations writing and PR tactics and techniques with particular emphasis on how public relations business strategies incorporate social media.
Use range of tools and techniques to teach students how the variety of social media tools are used effectively in support of communication objectives.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Ph.D. or other terminal degree required, preferably in Communications, Journalism, or other related discipline
3+ years public relations/public affairs industry work experience is required. Experience leading and developing strategic efforts utilizing social media platforms.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Prior teaching experience, and experience with online teaching environments preferred

POSITION AVAILABLE & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. For detailed benefits information, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm
Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts as required during the candidate selection process.

UMUC an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University distributes an annual information report which includes campus security information that is available to prospective employees.
University of Maryland University College actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, religion, color, creed, gender, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, mental or physical disability, veterans status or sexual orientation.