Quinnipiac University — Dean, School of Communications

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Communications.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for the School of Communications with a clear vision to successfully prepare our students for the ever-evolving world of communications.  Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Dean will provide overall leadership in fostering academic excellence. About the School of Communications: The School of Communications promotes student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies and a respect for diversity. The school offers degree programs in: film, television and media arts; interactive media & design; journalism; public relations; advertising & integrated communications; and media studies/communications. About Quinnipiac University: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. Responsibilities: •       Understand the challenges facing both media and communication industries/professionals...

Central Michigan University — Graduate Assistant Openings for 2017-2018

SCHOOL OF BROADCAST & CINEMATIC ARTS CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY 2017-2018 GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS Earn a Master’s degree in Broadcast & Cinematic Arts while assisting with the School’s undergraduate teaching, production, and administrative activities. Assistantships are available in the following areas: Video Production Electronic Journalism Film History Audio Production Multimedia Lecture Assistant Graduate assistants receive twenty hours free tuition for the year and a stipend of approximately $11,000.  Assistantships are potentially renewable for a second year. A Graduate Assistant Application can be downloaded from the School website:  www.bca.cmich.edu. For further information, please contact: Dr. Peter B. Orlik, Director School of Broadcast & Cinematic Arts Moore Hall 340 Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI  48859 orlik1pb@cmich.edu SCREENING BEGINS FEBRUARY 1, 2017. CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see...

California State University, Northridge — Dean, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication

Dean, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication Administrator IV NOTE: IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY OF OUR POSTED VACANCIES, PLEASE COMPLETE THE CSUN ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS HERE: HTTP://BIT.LY/HR_CSUN CSUN’s Commitment to You CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population as well as a commitment to maintaining a respectful and inclusive work environment. About the University Serving more than 42,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States, and it has an impact to match its size. Money Magazine recently named CSUN one of the top ten values in all of higher education, and the Social Mobility Index ranked CSUN fifth in the nation for elevating its students’ economic and social well-being. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class...
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point — Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point — Dean, College of Fine Arts and Communication

Position Description: The College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) is one of only twenty-five fine arts programs in the United States with national accreditation for all four of its arts curricula (art & design; dance; music; theatre). The Division of Communication offers undergraduate and graduate programs including public relations, organizational and interpersonal communication, media studies, and the first undergraduate arts management major in Wisconsin. COFAC also houses the internationally renowned Aber Suzuki Center, American Suzuki Institute, and the Carlsten Art Gallery.  The Dean is responsible for academic programs, personnel, college development and advancement, professional development, university relations, community relations, budget, facilities, and advocacy of the arts and communication. The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and works collegially and creatively with fellow deans and with faculty and staff. University Description: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, part of the University of Wisconsin System, is a leading four-year comprehensive institution located in scenic Central Wisconsin. Approximately 8,600 students are enrolled with a student faculty ratio of 20:1 in the classroom. While primarily serving undergraduates through a variety of baccalaureate programs, UW-Stevens Point also offers several master's level graduate programs and an applied doctoral degree (Au.D.) in audiology. The 406-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities and the Schmeeckle Nature Reserve. The university has a strong focus on sustainability initiatives and has been named one of the nation’s green universities by The Princeton Review. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Visit www.uwsp.edu for more information about UW-Stevens Point. Qualifications: Required: – Terminal degree...

Colorado State University — Assistant Professor in Multiculturalism and Media

Colorado State University seeks an entry-level assistant professor (tenure track) with primary research interests in multiculturalism and media.  The candidate’s research focus should involve the use of traditional and digital media by diverse populations and representations of diverse populations in media.  The successful candidate will carry a 2/2 teaching load, including undergraduate courses in multiculturalism and media, journalism or media communication courses appropriate to the candidate’s background, and graduate courses on topics such as strategic multicultural communication, the special communication needs and motivations of diverse groups, social and cultural theory, media influences on group identity, or inter-group relations. Required qualifications include a completed Ph.D. or advanced ABD status, a demonstrated research program related to multiculturalism and media, professional communication experience complementing the department’s converged curriculum, demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and a stated interest in advising M.S. and Ph.D. students. Application materials include a letter of application with a statement of research focus, a curriculum vita, publications or conference papers demonstrating scholarly engagement, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three references. Colorado State is Colorado’s land-grant institution situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, one hour north of Denver. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 28, 2016. To view the full position description and to apply, visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/39148 CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final...

Missouri State University — Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Digital Film and Television Production

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor in Digital Film and Television Production The Department of Media, Journalism & Film (http://mjf.missouristate.edu) at Missouri State University anticipates an August 14, 2017 opening for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Digital Film and Television Production.  For a full position description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/.  Date of first consideration: November 14, 2016. Open until filled. Even though the date of first consideration has passed, the department is reposting to expand our pool of candidates. MFA in filmmaking and a minimum of two years of professional production experience. Must be able to teach cinematography, audio, Adobe Premiere editing, single camera narrative film-style production, and have familiarity with HD and 4K production workflows. Demonstrated teaching experience and ability to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into the curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, addresses and phone numbers for 3-5 references, and the link to a professional reel can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. For additional information, contact Dr. Mary Jane Pardue, MJF Department Head, Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897, mjpardue@missouristate.edu or 417-836-5218. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University...

Missouri State University — Non-Tenure-Track, Instructor in Digital Film and Television Production

Non-Tenure-Track, Instructor in Digital Film and Television Production The Department of Media, Journalism & Film (http://mjf.missouristate.edu) at Missouri State University anticipates an August 14, 2017, opening for a non-tenure-track, instructor in Digital Film and Television Production.  For a full position description and to apply online, go to https://jobs.missouristate.edu/.  Date of first consideration: November 14, 2016. Open until filled. Even though the date of first consideration has passed, the department is reposting to expand our pool of candidates. Master’s in filmmaking and a minimum three years of professional production experience. Must be able to teach cinematography, audio, Adobe Premiere editing, single camera narrative film-style production, and have familiarity with HD and 4K production workflows. Demonstrated teaching experience and ability to describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into the curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, addresses and phone numbers for 3-5 references, and the link to a professional reel can be uploaded electronically via the online application form. For additional information, contact Dr. Mary Jane Pardue, MJF Department Head, Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897, mjpardue@missouristate.edu or 417-836-5218. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer and Institution. Employment will require a criminal background check at University...

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke — Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, Broadcasting

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to teach television production, broadcast writing, and other media-related courses in the Department of Mass Communication at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2017. Teaching load is normally 4/3 with expectations of university service in addition to a reasonable amount of discipline-specific forms of scholarship, such as creative publication in our field. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in mass communication or closely related field plus evidence of effective teaching in single-camera and multi-camera production and postproduction in Mac and PC environments, using the Adobe Creative Cloud, NewTek Tricaster, iNews, or similar technology. Ability to serve as adviser to student TV news or internet radio or broadcasting club. Professional media employment experience required. Management Preferences:  PhD in mass communication and teaching experience in higher education; remote sports broadcasting experience a plus. Active in BEA or AEJMC or ICA. Interested candidates must apply online at https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/3349 UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national...

Western Connecticut State University — Assistant Professor Communication & Media Arts

Western Connecticut State University Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences Department of Communication & Media Arts Assistant Professor–Tenure Track Academic Year 2017 WCSU’s Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Communication & Media Arts. The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences is home to 13 departments, 21 undergraduate majors and five graduate majors, and offers a variety of ways for students to further their education. The Department of Communication & Media Arts offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communication Studies and Media Arts. The department also offers minors in Broadcast Journalism and Communication. Additional information about the department may be found at http://www.wcsu.edu/com/ Position Summary: The successful candidate will teach courses in television broadcasting, video production, filmmaking, pre-production, post-production, and scriptwriting. Preference will be given to the candidate who is also able to teach audio production, media performance, or broadcast journalism. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in departmental and university service by taking an active role in developing new curricula, advising and mentoring students, serving on departmental and university committees, assisting student groups on campus, and engaging in professional activity. WCSU’s small classes allow for student-based teaching and learning and project-based activities. The teaching load for all full-time faculty member is four courses (12 credits) per semester. Danbury is in close proximity to New York City and Stamford and Hartford, Connecticut, which are homes to NBC, ABC, CBS, ESPN, the WWE, and other major media outlets. Qualifications: The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of teaching...

Digital Producer/Editor — WBAY

JOB SUMMARY: The Digital Producer/Editor integrates written, video and audio content into stories for wbay.com, and station social media sites. This person also runs the nightside and weekend live desk, sending teams of reporters, camera operators and other support staff on location to film breaking news as necessary. SKILLS: * Excellent communication skills. * Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software. Experience with WordPress publishing and Edius video editing is a plus. Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. * Create alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media. * EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years working at a television station with a strong news department, or a digital, multi-platform news operation. PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT https://jobs.mediageneral.com/JobDetails.asp?varID=BAU-000071 Total –...

Texas Tech University — Assistant Professor of Practice in Visual Communication

The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University seeks a scholar and teacher with production and post-production skills in graphic design, photography, video, data visualization, and multimedia, with a special emphasis on science communication. This is a non-tenure-track, full-time position, renewable annually based on performance. Candidates must possess a MA, MFA or Ph.D. in a related field at the time of application. This position would reside within the Communication Training Center (CTC) of the College of Media & Communication, and the successful candidate will offer regular workshops for doctoral students and faculty for improving graphic design, data visualizations, videos, photos, etc. in grant proposals and major publication manuscripts. This position would also offer consulting services for select major proposals and publication manuscripts as designated by the Vice President for Research. The successful candidate will also teach two courses per long academic semester, with additional opportunities for summer teaching, within the College of Media & Communication. She or he will have a proven track record of professional accomplishment and substantial teaching experience in graphic design and at least one of the following areas: photography, videography, digital media post-production, interactive media, and/or web design. Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds in the visual communication of scientific, medical or technical concepts. Preferred qualifications include a combination of at least five years of combined professional/practical and post-secondary teaching experience; exceptional visual and interpersonal communication skills; a strong portfolio of professional media production work; and experience working across academic disciplines in a variety of communication contexts. The CTC is an exciting new university-wide initiative designed to provide supplemental and advanced...

The University of Alabama — Instructor of News Media

The Department of Journalism and Creative Media at the University of Alabama seeks an instructor, non-tenure earning, renewable appointment of up to three years (annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, staffing needs, funding, etc.), in the area of print and online news. The position begins Aug. 16, 2017. The salary is nationally competitive. The successful candidate will teach information gathering and storytelling skills for print, visual, and online news. Half of the candidate’s 4/4 load involves teaching the large lectures and coordinating instructors who lead the multiple labs in the News Writing and Reporting course, which is required of the College’s public relations and news media students. Teaching other news-focused skills courses is expected. Collaboration with other college units will be encouraged, including the College’s Digital Media Center, home to three professional media outlets. Candidates should have earned at a minimum a master’s degree in journalism or related field and worked professionally in journalism. Previous teaching experience is required. The successful candidate should be able to contribute to the College’s diversity plan. The department, created in 2016 with the merger of the Journalism and the Telecommunication & Film departments, includes approximately 900 undergraduate majors and master’s students. This department is one of four academic units in the College of Communication and Information Sciences. The College’s Digital Media Center houses the professional production facilities of the state’s Center for Public Television, Alabama Public Radio, and WVUA 23, a full-power commercial television station serving the Birmingham market. Additional information about the Department, the College and the University, is available at www.cis.ua.edu. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair,...

The University of Alabama — Instructor of Media Production

The Department of Journalism and Creative Media seeks two full-time instructors, non-tenure earning, renewable appointment of up to three years (annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance review, staffing needs, funding, etc.), in the area of media production. The teaching load is four courses per semester, with potential for summer course offerings. The positions begin August 16, 2017. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in documentary filmmaking or narrative storytelling, although preference will be given to candidates able to bridge these areas. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach in at least two of the following areas: audio production, video editing (Premiere, Avid) , visual effects, motion graphics, cinematography, multi-camera studio production, and/or transmedia storytelling. Candidates must have earned an MA (MFA preferred) in film/video or a closely related field before the start date. The salary is nationally competitive. The successful candidate may have an opportunity to help develop an MFA degree program in nonfiction storytelling. Collaboration with other College units will be encouraged, including the College’s Digital Media Center, home to three professional media outlets–the professional production facilities of the state’s Center for Public Television and Radio, Alabama Public Radio, and WVUA 23, a full-power commercial television station serving the Birmingham market. This department, created in 2016 with the merger of the Journalism Department and the Telecommunication & Film Department, houses approximately 900 undergraduate and master’s students. This department is one of four academic units in the College of Communication and Information Sciences. The College also includes a nationally ranked interdepartmental doctoral program. The College’s School of Library and Information Studies offers an MLIS...