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Adjunct Instructors for Communication (Speech)

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor for Communication

Department: Humanities

Position Requirements and Preferences:

Master’s Degree in Communication or related field, or a Master’s Degree and at least eighteen graduate credit hours in Communication.

Position Summary:

The Humanities Division at William Penn University seeks adjunct instructors to teach speech (public speaking, business speech, interpersonal communication) for the 2021-2022 academic year.


The successful applicant will:

  • Work productively and skillfully to promote student learning and progress toward graduation. Develop positive, encouraging, and interactive relationships with students in and out of the classroom
  • Inspire students to learn, persevere, and succeed.
  • Employ effective classroom management strategies and learning theories.
  • Plan and prepare class activities, discussions, projects, and other learning opportunities.
  • Grade and returns student work in a timely manner. Maintain grades for students to review using the university systems.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records including attendance. Communicate concerns regarding student progress to advisors, coaches, administration, etc.
  • Represent the University in a positive manner with prospective, current, and former students, colleagues, and the community. Work effectively with students, colleagues, and the Oskaloosa community.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, self-motivation, and positive attitudes.
  • Follow division and college policies and procedures.
  • Work harmoniously and cooperatively with others.

Reports to: Humanities Division Chair

Start Date: August 2021

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Part-time/Temporary

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to: Send cover letter and resume electronically to:

William Penn University

Attn: Christy Boston

201 Trueblood Avenue

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Email:

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.