Utah State University

Business Communications Teacher

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 7 months ago(5/14/2021 4:16 PM)
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Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
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Jon M Huntsman School of Business
Data Analytics & Information System
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience


Business Communications Teacher
Department of Data Analytics and Information Systems
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business


The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University seeks an outstanding business communications practitioner with teaching experience who will contribute to the teaching needs of the department in its pursuit of excellence. Reporting to the Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) course coordinator, the successful candidate will teach one or more business communications courses salient to organizations worldwide. This is a semester-by-semester, part-time, non-benefited adjunct position with an anticipated start date of August 2021.


Primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching Huntsman School of Business undergraduate courses in business communications as assigned by the department head.
  • Developing and articulating a solid teaching philosophy that is consistent with excellence in business communications teaching, advising, and mentoring.
  • Actively collaborating with the course cohort and participating in undergraduate curricula development activities. This work includes participating in the continuous assessment and improvement processes of the Huntsman School of Business and the DAIS Department.


Applicants should meet the following qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a field related to business communications (preferred)
  • Evidence of teaching excellence
  • Evidence of business communication knowledge and professional experience
  • Highly effective communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Demonstration of collegiality among peers and constituents

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional or technical writing and editing experience
  • Professional development and experience in a related business field such as marketing, public relations, human resources, international business, advertising, corporate training, instructional technology, etc.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”

3. Letter(s) of Recommendation to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Data science and analytics are not just buzzwords -- they represent an essential component of modern business. The Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Department provides an outstanding opportunity for students to gain the skills and experience needed in an increasingly data-driven world, to use information and data technologies to inform strategic decision-making in the private and public sectors. Students in DAIS learn how to problem-solve with advanced database management, programming, and analytics tools, collaborating with faculty who are at the forefront of these fields. Students also have the opportunity to network and apply their learning in real-world settings, through internships, student clubs, and Huntsman School events.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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