Job Listings

Adjunct Lecturer, Business Communications (Part Time) (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Other Business Faculty

Posting Number: req19877

Department: Management and Organizations

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Eller College of Management is seeking applicants for a part-time Adjunct Lecturers in the Business Communications Program. This is a non-tenure track teaching position, with the responsibility of teaching one or two core undergraduate business communication courses (in-person) beginning in the Fall 2024 semester. Initial instruction will be limited to the Fall semester (8/19/24-1/05/25) only, with the possibility of additional teaching assignments in future semesters dependent upon department need. The Business Communication Program provides an enriched learning experience for future business leaders to manage the complex and rapidly changing communication needs in the global marketplace. Students in our program develop their competence and expertise in oral presentation, business writing, professional development, interpersonal communication, and team dynamics - key areas where skill base is crucial for professional success.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is a leading business school in the United States. The Eller College of Management is ranked in the top 20 among undergraduate business programs by the U.S. News & World Report, and are known for our specialties in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social innovation. The Eller College of Management supports more than 6,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students on the University of Arizona's 393-acre campus in Tucson, a satellite campus in downtown Phoenix, global micro campuses, and through Arizona Online.

We celebrate the diversity of our students, faculty and staff. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We believe diversity enriches us all, expands our understanding, and allows us to create better solutions.

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach one or two sections (in-person) of an undergraduate Business Communication course.
  • Coach and mentor students in business writing, oral presentations, and professional development.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.
  • Meet and contribute regularly as part of an interdisciplinary faculty team.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

  • Knowledge in relevant professional expertise working in a corporate setting.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in English, Communication, Business, or a related field OR Bachelor's degree in English, Communication, Business, or related field and five years of professional expertise and managerial experience in a business setting.
  • Must be available to teach, in-person at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in English, Communication, Business, or a related field.
  • Experience teaching business or technical writing or management communication.
  • Experience teaching in online or digital environments.
  • Track record of success working with international audiences, including coaching international students on their professional English writing and speaking skills.

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Non-Career-Track (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Job FTE: 0.20

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $6,500

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), each year the University of Arizona releases an Annual Security Report (ASR) for each of the University's campuses. These reports disclose information including Clery crime statistics for the previous three calendar years and policies, procedures, and programs the University uses to keep students and employees safe, including how to report crimes or other emergencies and resources for crime victims. As a campus with residential housing facilities, the Main Campus ASR also includes a combined Annual Fire Safety report with information on fire statistics and fire safety systems, policies, and procedures.
Paper copies of the Reports can be obtained by contacting the University Compliance Office at

HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.