The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

Open Positions

The Division of Mass Communication in the Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John’s University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Public Relations, commencing September 1, 2022. 

The Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

Commitment to Inclusion

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 

The College

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 29 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs.  For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps.

The Division

The Division of Mass Communication encompasses a broad range of degree programs in the theoretical, research, creative, and business fields of the mass media. For more information about the division, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/resources/places/mass-communication

The Program

Faculty focus on key areas of skill development that include critical thinking, oral and written expression, campaign planning, portfolio demonstration and employment readiness.  For more information about the program, please visit https://www.stjohns.edu/academics/programs/public-relations-bachelor-science

Responsibilities

This is a teaching focused position (9-12 credit hours per semester) with opportunities for research reductions. Research productivity is important, along with teaching excellence and a strong commitment to student engagement. The prospective candidate will likely have opportunities to teach in the Division’s graduate programs including International Communication (MS), Integrated Advertising Communication (MS), and Multi-Sector Communication (PhD), and as such must have relevant qualifications (see “Qualifications” below). Division faculty are expected to participate in academic advisement, student mentoring, and other student engagement activities as required by the Chair and/or Dean.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in a relevant field, professional experience in public relations practice and active research agenda, ties to the professional community, and demonstrated teaching ability in a variety of public relations courses. Candidates must also display a consistent record of scholarship in public relations, big data, digital analytics, corporate communication, and social media strategies or a related field. The St. John’s University’s Public Relations program is one of 42 certified by the Public Relations Society of America, and we seek individuals with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, ongoing academic research, meaningful service, and visionary program building.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV through this link Assistant Professor of Public Relations.  Three letters of reference will be requested further along in the recruitment process. Questions about the position may be directed via email to Dr. Basilio Monteiro, Associate Professor and Chair, Division of Mass Communication.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

The Division of Sport Management seeks adjunct faculty candidates to teach a variety of courses both face-to-face and remotely (see the course listings on the program websites) in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Rank and salary are based on education level, the quality and quantity of relevant industry experience, and the quality and quantity of college teaching experience.

The Institution:

St. John’s University, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit: http://www.stjohns.edu

Commitment to Inclusion:

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

The College:

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 29 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit: http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps

The Division:

The Division of Sport Management delivers both undergraduate and a graduate coursework in areas such as sport management, sport business, sport coaching, international sports, innovations in sports, and interdisciplinary topics such as esports. For more information about the undergraduate program, please visit: https://www.stjohns.edu/spm  For more information about the graduate program, please visit: https://www.stjohns.edu/spg

Qualifications:

Teaching and experience are at the core of being an effective adjunct faculty member, so experience teaching in higher education in the field of sport management or sport business, in addition to industry experience are highly valued. For all ranks, a master’s degree in the discipline of interest or a related field is required. At the instructor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is preferred. At the assistant professor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required. At the associate professor level, extensive relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required, and an earned doctorate in a related field is preferred. At the full professor level, extensive industry experience, extensive college teaching experience, and an earned doctorate in a related field is required.

Experience using the Canvas learning management software (LMS) is preferred, as is experience delivering content remotely via Webex, Zoom, VoiceThread, Panopto and related technology. Candidates with little or no experience using LMS or remote meeting software must be willing to learn how to use these technologies as part of their pedagogy.

Responsibilities:

Adjunct faculty work under the direct supervision of the Division Chair. Once assigned a course or courses, they are expected to:

  • Prepare and distribute to students a course outline in accordance with the course syllabus.
  • Develop instructional materials (lectures, readings, assignments, exams, projects, etc.) that will achieve the learning outcomes as stated in the course syllabus.
  • Evaluate student performance throughout the semester and provide periodic and constructive feedback to students in a reasonable timeframe.
  • Be available to engage with students outside the classroom by email, phone, web conferencing, or face-to-face meetings.
  • Evaluate student performance and post final grades for each student within the timeframe required by the Provost’s Office and be available for two weeks after the semester concludes to discuss final grades with students by email or phone.
  • Promptly respond to requests for information before, during, and after the course as required by the Division Chair and the CCPS Dean’s Office.

Application Process:

Please submit your CV, document listing teaching experience and courses taught, and letter of interest through this link Adjunct Positions Sport Management. If and when appropriate course openings occur for which you are qualified, the Chairperson will reach out to you to schedule an interview. Please do not call the Division Chair, Secretary, or the CCPS Deans Office regarding adjunct faculty hiring.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science seeks adjunct faculty candidates to teach a wide range of courses in their undergraduate Cybersecurity program and graduate program in Cyber and Information Security. Courses include Fundamentals in Cybersecurity, Network Security, Cyber Threats and Detection, Protection of Digital Infrastructure and Intrusion and Detection Analysis. Rank and salary are based on education level, the quality and quantity of relevant industry experience, and the quality and quantity of college teaching experience.

The Institution St. John’s University, established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. For more information about St. John’s University, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu

Commitment to Inclusion A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

The Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS) has the largest undergraduate student body within the University and serves close to 3600 students in 28 undergraduate and 10 graduate degree programs. For more information about CCPS, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/ccps

The Division of Computer Science, Mathematics and Science delivers undergraduate programs in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Healthcare Informatics and Networking and graduate programs in Computer Science, Data Science and Cyber and Information Security. For more information about the Division, please visit this page.

Qualifications

For all ranks, a master’s degree in the discipline or a related field is required. At the instructor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is preferred. At the assistant professor level, relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required. At the associate professor level, extensive relevant industry experience and college teaching experience is required, and an earned doctorate in a related field is preferred. At the full professor level, extensive relevant industry experience, extensive college teaching experience, and an earned doctorate in a related field is required.

Experience using Canvas or comparable learning management software (LMS) is preferred, as is experience delivering content remotely via Web Ex, Zoom, or comparable web conferencing platform. To teach asynchronous online courses, extensive experience teaching asynchronous online courses using Canvas at the university level is required.

Responsibilities

Adjunct faculty work under the direct supervision of the Division Chair. Once assigned a course or courses, they are expected to:

  • Prepare and distribute to students a course outline in accordance with the course syllabus.
     
  • Develop instructional materials (lectures, readings, assignments, exams, projects, etc.) that will achieve the learning outcomes as stated in the course syllabus.
     
  • Evaluate student performance throughout the semester and provide periodic and constructive feedback to students in a reasonable amount of time.
     
  • Be available to engage with students outside the classroom by email, phone, web conferencing, or face-to-face meetings.
     
  • Evaluate student performance and post final grades for each student within the timeframe required by the Provost’s Office and be available for two weeks after the semester concludes to discuss final grades with students by email or phone.
     
  • Promptly respond to requests for information before, during, and after the course as required by the Division Chair and the CCPS Dean’s Office.

Application Process

Please submit your CV and letter of interest via this link.

When appropriate course openings occur for which you are qualified, the Division Chairperson will reach out to you to schedule an interview. Please do not contact the Division Chairperson, Division Secretary, or the CCPS Deans Office regarding adjunct faculty hiring.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.