Adjunct: Communication (Web and Social Media)

Position: Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Communication, Visual and Performing Arts

Start Date: Spring 2021

About the Position: 

This Adjunct Instructor will serve in the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts as a classroom instructor. Resources and support are provided to support adjunct instructors who meet the program requirements. 

We strongly desire to find a teacher with professional experience in Web & Social Media, who is rooted in Communication-related disciplines with a nuanced understanding of Web & Social Media communication principles, able to balance effectiveness and ethical choices.

About the Course: 

COMM 377: Web & Social Media: This upper-division course is required for students concentrating on Public Relations and is an optional way to meet program requirements for both the Communication Studies concentration and the Film, Media & Theatre concentration.  The course is often also selected as an elective course by students studying marketing or advertising.

This course introduces students to website development from concept to production using a popular content management system, as well as promotion using social media. Students will create a microblog website, learning basic interactive media concepts, project development, and software tools.


  • Master's degree required in communication arts or related field
  • Strong commitment to general teaching excellence and academic rigor
  • Subject-specific teaching experience desired
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University's mission, foundational principles, and educational goals
  • Commitment to faith and learning in the academic discipline.

About the Department:

The Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts offers two majors - one in Digital Arts and the other in Communication Arts.  There are three concentrations of study in our Communication Arts major which include Public Relations, Communication Studies and Film, Theatre & Media.  Our department also provides a home for the Arts Minor, a thriving theatre co-curricular program and the Open Frame Film Festival.

As our mission statement says, we “are committed to the development of communicators rooted in communities, acting as agents of truth, reflection, transformation, and reconciliation in a way that celebrates God’s grace and faithfulness.”

How to Apply:

In an effort to find and employ the best qualified faculty, the department maintains an open and rolling application process designed to identify a group of the most highly qualified individuals who may be called upon to teach as the need arises.

  • Adjunct Faculty Employment Application
  • Letter of Interest 
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Christian Belief and Practice in response to the following prompt:
  • Malone University takes seriously the integration of the orthodox Christian faith and all academic disciplines and requires that faculty (full-time and adjunct) profess faith in Jesus Christ. Therefore, we ask that you provide a statement (250-500 words) in which you:
    - Discuss your faith in relationship to the University’s Doctrinal Statement and Community Agreement.
    - Describe your engagement with a local congregation or faith community
  • Names and contact information of three references (two professional, one pastor or spiritual mentor)

Transcripts will be requested if adjunct faculty employment is granted

Apply to:

Dr. Andrew Rudd
Chair, Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton OH 44709-3897


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