The School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts at Eastern Michigan University is accepting applications for a Full-time Lecturer Position as Assistant Director of Forensics.
The Assistant Director of Eastern Michigan Universitys nationally ranked Forensic Team would be responsible for assisting the Director of Forensics and would teach courses every semester in the area of their expertise.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director of Forensics would be responsible to:
Offer at least fifteen hours of weekly coaching to a team of approximately 20-30 undergraduate competitors.
Travel with students to multiple tournaments each semester. Serving as both chaperone to students and judging for the team.
Assist the Director of Forensics with the mental, physical, and academic well-being of all competitors on the team.
Assist the Director of Forensics in planning the competitive season for the team including but not limited to, developing expectations for students, helping to meet competitive deadlines, and setting entries for individual tournament throughout the academic year
Assist the Director of Forensics with all travel plans including hotel rooms, food, van rentals, and when needed airplane travel.
Assist the Director of Forensics in hosting at least one collegial and one high school tournament at EMU every year.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Federation of Teachers (FTL), which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The desired candidate will have at minimum a Masters degree in Communication or Theatre Arts, have experience coaching a collegiate forensics team and have experience teaching at the college level.
Internal Number: 13321
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.