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Wichita State Assistant Director Position Announcement
« on: March 04, 2014, 04:58:39 PM »
Wichita State University
Assistant Director of Debate/Instructor (Full-time)

Position Description: The Elliott School of Communication at Wichita State University seeks a full-time Assistant Director of Debate/Instructor for an appointment beginning August 4, 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching two classes per semester, instructing members of the debate team, traveling to debate tournaments and serving as a judge, attending squad meetings, coordinating and participating in research, assisting with recruiting, and limited administrative duties associated with travel.

Required: Master’s degree in communication or related field and demonstrated success coaching students in NDT/CEDA competitions.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package. Opportunities exist for additional income in the summer months.

Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, apply by April 7, 2014. Review will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Apply online at

Please include:
1)   A cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for this position
2)   A curriculum vitae
3)   A statement of teaching philosophy
4)   Names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of 3 references

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin April 7, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. 

Additional Information:

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy. Wichita State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the Elliott School of Communication, visit us at:

Wichita State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The Elliott School of Communication:
The Elliott School of Communication offers an integrated communication curriculum with more than 400 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Faculty are hard-working, get along, care about our students, and like what we do. The department also houses The Sunflower (the WSU campus newspaper), a robust policy debate program, Studio-B (a weekly student produced live TV broadcast), Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) chapters as well as the Interdisciplinary Communication Research Institute (ICRI). The public speaking course offered by the school is a graduation requirement for all undergraduate university students.
Additional Information:

The Elliott School of Communication recently hired the first endowed chair in the college of liberal arts and sciences (in strategic communication) and also supports a named distinguished professorship and named faculty fellow. Its programs serve more than 400 undergraduate majors and more than 50 graduate students. Wichita State University, which enrolls approximately 15,000 students and supports 450 faculty members, is the only urban-serving research university in the Kansas Regents system. Classified by the Carnegie foundation as a Doctoral/Research University—Intensive, WSU is one of three research universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system. Wichita State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through the doctoral level.