The Simon Business School is seeking a qualified TAR instructor for the competency-based communication curriculum in our full-time one-year Masters Programs. The Communications instructor will play key roles in baseline skills assessment for entering MBA and Masters students, participating in evaluation, feedback and development planning in five key communication competencies: public speaking, business writing, visualization of ideas and data, teamwork, and interpersonal communication. Instructors will lead small-group workshops and provide one-on-one coaching in business writing and public speaking as needed, based on assessment, and will participate in evaluating and providing feedback on all communication course assignments throughout the academic year. Instructors will also assist in the planning and delivery of co-curricular workshops and will help manage logistics in the experiential aspects of the communication curriculum: presentation recording session planning; team-based project and case competition support; and interpersonal and leadership communication simulation set-up and run. Position Qualifications Applicants must have a degree in Communication, English, Education, or a closely related field, and a minimum of two years experience in a professional setting in which training and development was the focus of the candidateâ™s job. Experience with international learners, particularly those for whom English is a second language, is highly desirable. Business experience is also highly desirable. Experience requirements Minimum Requirements Excellent public speaking and writing skills Interpersonal skills, to interact with diverse personalities, senior faculty and business community clients and guests Demonstrated ability to manage classrooms, mentor students, and work collaboratively with faculty Organizational skills such as attention to detail, time management, perseverance, and ability to meet deadlines Ability to manage last-minute changes or unexpected problems that might occur in the classroom or at an event Preferred Requirements Experience with data visualization and communication of results of quantitative analyses Experience teaching English language learners Experience using instructional technologies, including on-line tutoring and virtual learning Application Procedure To be considered, applicants are required to apply online. The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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