Sheridan College

Professor, Public Relations - Corporate Communications (Part-Time)

Job Description


Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Animation, Art, and Design (FAAD)
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 17/PT/60
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience.
Start Date: January 2018

Application Deadline: October 10, 2017

Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.


Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Public Relations – Corporate Communications program. Starting January 2018, Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses:

·    [SOCS 51215] Applied Communications Research

·    [PUBR 59997] Introduction to Public Relations

·    [PUBR 50172] Internal Communications

·    [PUBR 56801] Writing for PR

·    [MEDA 55728] Media Relations


·  [VDES 54178] Social Media Technology for PR

·  [PUBR 58256] Special Events Planning

·  [PUBR 57311] Public Relations and Philanthropy

·  [PUBR 58634] Strategic Communications Planning


To view course outlines, visit:


Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles. 


Specific Accountabilities Include:

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings


  • Master’s degree (preferred) in public relations, communications, business, marketing or a related area of study;
  • Minimum of seven years of PR and/or communications industry experience;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level/adult education environment preferred, or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry;
  • Strong network of contacts with communications industry professionals, agencies and employers;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

Please apply online:


Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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