Credit Contract Appointment, Public Relations Job at Mount Royal University – in Calgary, AB

Job Title

Credit Contract Appointment, Public Relations

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Hourly (for Contract or Casual)

Position End Date (if applicable)


MRU Main Campus – Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 CA (Primary)


About MRU

Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, more than 14,000 credit students choose from 12 bachelor degrees and 36 majors.

Mount Royal University is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda. We are situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is “Mohkinstsis,” which we now call the city of Calgary. The city of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation.

About the Department of Public Relations

The School of Communication Studies, at Mount Royal University invites applications for a part-time sessional appointment for the Winter semester which will commence January 6th, 2022 and end on April 22, 2022.

Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Business and Communication Studies is formed by two schools. The Bissett School of Business offers a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree as well as diploma and certificate programs, with majors in Accounting, General Management, Human Resources, and Marketing; concentrations in Financial Analysis, Financial Services, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Business, Social Innovation, and Supply Chain Management; a diploma in Aviation; and 14 minors. It is home to approximately 45 full-time faculty and 65 contract faculty.

The School of Communication Studies offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Communication, with majors in Broadcast Media Studies, Information Design, Journalism, and Public Relations as well as certificates in International Communications and Online Journalism. It is home to approximately 25 full-time faculty and 37 contract faculty.

The Department currently offers a four year degree program in Public Relations.

About the Role

The School of Communication Studies invites applications for a contract lecturer position in the Public Relations Program, which will commence January 6, 2022 . Please note that one online section of this course, meeting three hours per week for sixteen weeks, will be taught.


Instruction: course delivery including preparation of course outline, course activities, lesson preparation and assessments, and course Blackboard site; to support students success in mastery as demonstrated through learning outcomes ;and

Administration: submit course attendance sheets, course outline signature forms, input final grades upon course completion, and participate in scheduled program meetings.


Master degree in a related discipline;

Relates to Digital Storytelling

Preference will be given to candidates with digital experience and undergraduate teaching / presentation experience.

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

A cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume should be submitted as part of your application in .pdf format. Please title your .pdf document as follows: [Last Name], [Job Title], [Requisition Number] [Title of Contents].pdf (ex. Smith, Credit Contract Faculty, X00000, Curriculum Vitae.pdf).

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.

About the Company

Company: Mount Royal University –

Company Location:  Calgary, AB

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