[eDebate] 2 POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS: Assistant Director of Debate - Kansas State University and Thank-You Josh
Wed Jan 24 22:30:02 CST 2007
Josh Westmoreland will, unfortunately, leave Kansas State University
at the end of this year to attend Boston College Law School. On
behalf of KSU debate, we want to say thank-you for your competitive
fire, drive and a big heart. Whether it was cutting countless cards,
recruiting novice debaters, or firing the top debater up, the orders
of the General will not be easily forgotten. We wish you the best of
In fact, our university was so upset about losing Josh, we were able
to convince them to hire 2 people to replace him.
Assistant Debate Coach
Kansas State University is seeking applicants for two nine-month term
instructor/debate coach positions in the Speech Communication Division
for the 2007-2008 school year, with the possibility of renewal.
Duties will include teaching a variety of undergraduate service
courses, including business & professional speaking, small group, and
possibly interpersonal communication as well as serving as an
assistant coach for the debate team. Coach responsibilities will
entail traveling with the team, judging, leading research efforts,
recruiting and assisting in the administration of the program. The
successful candidate must be willing to work with all experience
levels (Novice, JV, Open) and non-traditional students.
Candidates must have their M.A. completed before the fall 2007
semester begins. Collegiate teaching and coaching experience is
preferred. Salary is competitive.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, vita/resume, two
letters of recommendation and a brief statement of teaching philosophy
to: Prof. LeAnn Brazeal, Chair, Debate Search Committee, SCTD, 129
Nichols Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506. Screening
of applicants will begin February 15, 2007 and continue until the
positions are filled.
Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively
seeks diversity among its employees.
BEYOND THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
KSU Debate has very strong institutional support, returns at least 12
debaters and has a bright recruiting class. We don't have a single
style of debate we prefer, we just like to prepare.
Manhattan, KS is a great place to live: walkable, a vibrant night
life, good bike trails, plenty of affordable housing.
This announcement does not require an MA in Communications.
If you have additional questions about the positions, please do not
hesitate to contact me at kstatedebate at gmail.com or Josh Westmoreland
at westmoreland.josh at gmail.com.
Director of KSU Debate
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