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Public Speaking/Theatre

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2010290
Position Title Public Speaking/Theatre
General Statement of Function

The general duties of this position will be to teach Speech courses with a possibility of teaching Theatre Appreciation and/or Drama Production courses during the regular fall/spring semesters (day and/or evening) and possibly summer sessions. Duties also include advising.

Reports to: Academic Dean


1.Master’s degree in Public Speaking/Communication or master’s degree with a concentration in Public Speaking/Communication (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Public Speaking/Communication are required). Experience or course work using multimedia presentations is preferable. Equivalent Education, related work experience, demonstrated competencies in the discipline, and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes will be considered.
2.Applicants with community college teaching experience preferred.
3. Applicants with online teaching and/or Canvas experience preferred.
4.Applicants must have excellent references from previous employers and/or professors.

Job Description

1. Attend faculty meetings and computer training sessions.
2. Prepare course materials, organize classes, keep student records, maintain classrooms and equipment, and other duties related to the instructional process.
3. Cooperate in the development of curriculum; preparation of syllabi; and the selection of textbooks, library materials, instructional materials, equipment, and supplies
4. Participate in program/curriculum review and development and student learning outcomes initiatives
5. Employ available instructional technology to meet diverse student needs.
6. Serve as an academic advisor to students who have designated a major in the faculty member’s assigned area
7. Post and maintain on-campus office hours for student consultations according to college policy
8. Perform all related and implied duties as may be directed.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Location Goodman
Posting Date 05/15/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Classification Faculty
Position Category Full-time
Position Type Day
Proposed Pay Range/Minimum Salary

Dr. Jenny Jones
Academic Dean
Holmes Community College
P O Box 399
Goodman, MS 39079

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your highest level of education.
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Education Specialist
    • Ph.D/Ed.D
    • Other
  2. * If you have a degree in progress or additional course work that you would like for us to consider, please provide pertinent information. If there is no additional information, please indicate N/A for not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3
  6. Other Document