Loyola University Maryland
Manager Apprentice House/Student Print Media Advisor
Department of Communication
The Department of Communication (http://www.loyola.edu/communication) invites applications for the position of Manager Apprentice House/Student Print Media Advisor. Apprentice House is the nation's only undergraduate-student-run book publishing company in the country. It generally publishes four to eight books a year in both traditional and e-book formats. The Manager is responsible for developing and executing the Apprentice House business plan as well as teaching two courses per semester related to book publishing. In addition, the person will serve as the adviser to The Greyhound, Loyola's weekly campus newspaper, which is published in print and online, and the Year Book. This position is supervised by the chair of the Department of Communication in conjunction with the director of Student Activities.
Candidates should possess (1) a minimum of an M.A. in an appropriate field; (2) professional experience managing a busy book publishing operation; (3) track record for outstanding undergraduate teaching; and (4) experience advising a campus newspaper and year book. The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to Apprentice House, the Greyhound weekly campus newspaper (print and online) and the year book as well as teach two courses related to book publishing each semester and support the university's Catholic/ Jesuit mission.
Loyola's Department of Communication offers undergraduate specializations in Journalism, Advertising/Public Relations, and Digital Media. Courses are taught in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories. It also is the home for Loyola's campus radio station and television studio.
Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective Jesuit/Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeast. Loyola is located in multi-ethnic, culturally dynamic Baltimore in the hub of the New York-Washington media corridor. Loyola enrolls more than 3,700 students in its undergraduate programs and more than 2,300 graduate students. Communication is the most popular undergraduate major.
The Department of Communication seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women and people of color. Visit our website to learn more about Loyola's Jesuit identity and commitment to diversity (http://www.loyola.edu/About/prospective-faculty-and-staff.aspx).
To view specific qualifications, a more detailed description and to apply, please complete an on-line application at https://careers.loyola.edu.
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REVISION/REPOST: Director of Student Media
University of Tennessee | Knoxville, Tennessee
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Total enrollment is approximately 28,000 students. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement with society. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The University welcomes and honors people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. The University intends that its graduates will promote the values and institutions of representative democracy, and be prepared to lead lives of personal integrity and civic responsibility.
The University of Tennessee (UT) seeks an energetic, innovative, and student focused Director of Student Media to direct the educational experience of student media publishing and develop UT into a leader in college student media. Student Media reports to the Office of the Dean of Students within the Division of Student Life.
This position provides overall vision, direction, and supervision for the area of Student Media, which includes the editorially independent student newspaper, The Daily Beacon, as well as the student yearbook and literary magazine.
The Director of Student Media has budget oversight for the area and supervises four (4) full time staff, which includes hiring, supervision, and evaluation. This position also supervises the educational experience of approximately 100 student employees/volunteers.
The Director of Student Media is responsible for creating visionary innovation within the area and developing new experiences for students that readies and qualifies University of Tennessee students for post graduate employment.
Create innovation in a collegiate media environment, build consensus and work collaboratively with others involved in media areas on campus.
Provide leadership by promoting awareness of journalism law, ethics, and media research studies to staff and students.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, English, Journalism, Communications or an equivalent academic field applicable to job duties.
5 years of experience as a communications/publishing professional in a dynamic work environment involving collaboration of business, editorial, and creative professionals.
Knowledge of various aspects of media production including, but not limited to, news writing, photography, video design, website development, advertising and digital journalism.
Proven effectiveness in implementing advertising sales strategies that adapt with changing environments.
A commitment to excellence, innovation, and ethical standards while fulfilling stated student learning outcomes.
Proven effectiveness in relationship building with campus and community constituencies, including academic faculty.
An operational understanding of office management, office security, and organizational efficiency.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in PC, Mac, and mobile devices as well as Microsoft Office products.
Master’s degree in Business, English, Journalism, Communications or an equivalent academic field applicable to job duties.
Experience with newspaper printing and integration of digital media innovation within the traditional printing operation.
An understanding and practical implementation of marketing strategies to position all operational elements for success.
Creative strategies in navigating a media area with financial challenges.
Experience in a collegiate media environment.
Experience with negotiating advertising and printing contracts.
Experience in long term strategic planning.
Involvement in professional associations and other forms of professional development.
Strong public speaking skills.
Contact: Jeff Cathey, Associate Dean of Students, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION
TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN JOURNALISM
POSITION: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Communication
EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall semester 2014
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Grand View is searching for a visionary communication leader with experience in strategic planning to guide the University’s academic response to the rapidly changing media landscape. The successful candidate will lead the Communication Department in curricular and facility changes that address emerging media trends and the future of journalism. A Ph.D. in communication, journalism, or a related field is required.
DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Grand View seeks candidates who have experience in faculty leadership and strategic planning within the communications field. Preference will be given to those with evidence of mentoring students in writing and information gathering through the use of digital multimedia and social media. Experience advising publication is also desirable. Ongoing professional development and active communication scholarship and/or practice are expected.
DUTIES: Teaching responsibilities will be based on the successful candidate’s expertise and could include reporting, media law, publication design, or public relations. Duties include advising the award-winning campus newspaper, named the Iowa college newspaper of the year three of the last four years. Faculty members are also expected to be involved in academic advising, campus committee work, and the life of the college.
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Review of applications will begin November 18, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. All applications should include current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, contact information for three references, and writing samples or publications. Include a teaching philosophy and vision statement as it relates to communication education and the future of journalism in today’s changing multimedia environment. Applications and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Chair, Journalism Faculty Search Committee
All applicants should submit their materials through our online application process at www.grandview.edu
Pre-employment background check required.
Grand View is an equal opportunity employer.
Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in Multimedia Journalism
The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Multimedia Journalism. Responsibilities will include a 3/3 teaching load in journalism and other departmental offerings as needed.
The successful candidate will teach in the new interdisciplinary Multimedia Journalism major, staffing undergraduate classes in digital media applications, content across platforms, including print, broadcast, online, social and mobile media. Successful candidates should have design and multimedia production background, online publishing, news writing, and reporting skills, and strong research skills. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students is expected. This position provides a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Required qualifications: MA in communication, journalism, or a related field (Ph.D. preferred) and a strong record of publication in the field. College or university teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, demonstrated commitment to professional/scholarly/creative engagement and service, ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and good interpersonal skills.
Additional desirable qualifications include ability to teach journalism practicum and advise student newspaper as it moves toward more web-based, multi-platform story-telling models. Knowledge of the principles and methods of course development and instruction, the ability to assess outcomes, and the ability to meet the demands of the position in an effective and efficient manner.
Northern Michigan University, with 8,900 students and 180 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at www.nmu.edu/marquette.
To apply for this position, please submit the NMU faculty profile; cover letter; curriculum vita; unofficial
transcripts; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to https://employme.nmu.edu. The position will be posted until January 1, 2014.
NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty.
Elon University, Communication Design
The School of Communications at Elon University invites applications for an assistant professor position with a focus on communication design, effective August 2014.
We seek an outstanding faculty member with a Ph.D. in a relevant field and professional experience for tenure track, or a master’s degree and 10+ years of professional experience for continuing track. Elon faculty are teacher-scholars who contribute meaningful service to the school. Teaching assignments could include courses in visual communications, web publishing and design strategies, and core undergraduate courses such as Communications in a Global Age and Digital Media Convergence. Other teaching could include courses in the M.A. in Interactive Media program, as well as a willingness to teach in Elon’s General Studies program.
Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to 45 full-time faculty members and 1,100 students – 20 percent of Elon’s student body. Students select among majors in Journalism, Strategic Communications, Media Arts & Entertainment (broadcast and cinema), Communication Science, and Sport & Event Management. To learn more about the School of Communications, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications .
Elon is a dynamic private university known as a national model for engaged learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit http://www.elon.edu. Elon features small classes, an international focus and outstanding technology. The university attracts 10,000 applicants a year for 1,400 seats in the incoming class and ranks first among master’s-level universities in the South in the U.S. News rankings. The university is located between Raleigh-Durham to the east and Greensboro to the west on a campus that is a designated botanical garden.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by November 11 to be assured of consideration. Email a letter of application, CV, and the names and contact information for four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (3 Positions)
Department of Communication Studies
Full-time, Tenure-Track, Position #F0052, F0150, F0306
The Department of Communication Studies invites applications for three tenure-track assistant
professor positions in Communication Studies to begin August, 2014. We are a dynamic department
which values diverse perspectives, collaboration between students and faculty, a balanced approach to theory
and practice, innovative professional development practices, and undergraduate research. We are seeking
faculty eager to contribute to the continued development of our program as we update our curriculum and
open a new broadcast studio facility in 2014. Priority will be given to applications received by Sunday,
December 1, 2013.
Professional responsibilities include teaching 4 classes per semester, service work, and research in accordance
with our departmental guidelines. Ph.D. in Communication is preferred, MA/ABD considered. In a continuing
effort to enrich our academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, we
actively encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education. Preference
will be given to candidates who are able to teach courses that integrate issues and content related to diversity
and who demonstrate active service to their institutions. Representatives of our department will be reviewing
candidates and scheduling initial interviews during the National Communication Association’s 99th Annual
Convention in Washington, D.C. this November.
Position # F0052, Public Relations & Organizational Communication
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to successfully teach undergraduates about the research, planning,
implementation, and evaluation of PR campaigns; determination and evaluation of social media campaigns;
organizational/persuasion/PR communication theory; and other related topics. Professional Public Relations
experience, event planning knowledge, and demonstration of teaching using technology effectively are
preferred. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses such as COMM 481 Crisis
Communication, COMM 382 PR Cases, COMM 386 PR Campaigns, COMM362 Organizational
Communication, COMM 364 Applied Organizational Communication, COMM 350 Persuasion Theory,
COMM 280 Public Relations, COMM 200 Communication Theory, and COMM 101 Public Speaking.
Position #F0150, Quantitative Methodologist/Generalist
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to successfully teach quantitative research methods and
communication studies theory in ways that both enhance and resonate with student experiences. Must have the
ability to teach data analysis and interpretation; expertise in statistics software programs is required.
Demonstration of teaching using technology effectively is preferred. The selected candidate could be expected
to teach courses focusing on teaching quantitative methodology for undergraduate senior thesis completion in
COMM 461 Senior Seminar and/or COMM 460 Research Methods, and , per expertise, core/theory courses
such as COMM 470 Gender & Communication, COMM 420 Intercultural Communication, COMM 366
Conflict Resolution, COMM 362 Organizational Communication, COMM 350 Persuasion Theory, COMM
325 Media Criticism, COMM 310 Interpersonal Communication, COMM 210 Media & Society, COMM 200
Communication Theory, and COMM 101 Public Speaking.
Position #F0306, Mass Media
Candidate should demonstrate the ability to successfully teach undergraduates the critical thinking, technical,
and ethical knowledge necessary to develop written and visual storytelling skills utilizing multimedia
platforms including video/audio broadcast, podcast, web, and social media. Professional journalism
experience, design experience and demonstration of teaching using technology effectively are preferred. The
selected candidate will be expected to teach courses such as COMM 353/443 Broadcast Production/Advanced
Broadcast Production, COMM 410 Digital & Social Media Technologies, COMM 241/341 Basic/Advanced
Media Reporting & Writing, COMM 325 Media Criticism, COMM 322 Media Law, COMM 251 Principles of
Page & Digital Design, COMM 210 Media & Society, COMM 200 Communication Theory, and COMM 101
Longwood University’s Communication Studies program is growing steadily with over 220 majors who
pursue either a Mass Media Concentration or an Organizational Communication and Public Relations
Concentration. The program incorporates service learning and other “real world” projects as part of the
curriculum. As a senior capstone experience, students complete an undergraduate thesis utilizing either
quantitative or qualitative methodologies.
Founded in 1839, Longwood University is one of the oldest public institutions of higher education in the
Commonwealth of Virginia. Today, Longwood is a coeducational, comprehensive public institution offering
100-plus majors, minors and concentrations to more than 4,800 students including 15% minority students and
international students from 12 countries. Undergraduate programs include business administration, education
and human services, nursing, and the arts and sciences; graduate programs include education, communication
sciences and disorders, English and sociology, and an MBA program. For more information about the
Department, see http://www.longwood.edu/commstudies/index.html.
Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this
position. Successful criminal background check is required. Candidates should submit a letter of application,
vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, informal transcripts, and three references to the following address
(please indicate position or numbers, if you wish to be considered for multiple openings):
Search Chair-Jeff Halliday- Position # (indicate position number or numbers)
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Electronic applications accepted: email@example.com
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if
requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to
the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your
application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process please
contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, and safety
procedures and provide statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in
compliance with the Clery Act and the (HEOA) Higher Education Opportunity Act. Longwood University’s
Annual Safety and Security report is available at:
http://www.longwood.edu/assets/police/Clery_Act_2011_Crime_Report.pdf and the Annual Fire Safety report
at: http://www.longwood.edu/assets/police/Fire_Report_for_Clery_Act_2011.pdf A hard copy of the Annual
Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office
and will be provided upon request.
A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (09/24/13)
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
POTTER COLLEGE OF ARTS & LETTERS
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & BROADCASTING
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, JOURNALISM
The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University is looking for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor who is an outstanding writer, researcher and reporter, who can connect audiences to stories and who can teach these skills to others. In addition to teaching courses in the Journalism major, responsibilities will include research/creative work, student advising and service to the School and University. Employment begins in August 2014.
The School’s reputation for excellence and tradition of success continue to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation, but we’re also relentlessly working to stay at the forefront through innovative approaches to education and community engagement. We seek a passionate storyteller who would be excited to work with our faculty, students and staff in helping SJ&B to fulfill its mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment.
Qualifications: a Master’s Degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 5 years of professional media experience or a terminal degree appropriate to the appointment plus 3 years of professional media experience. Candidates should have a record of exceptional teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting.
School of Journalism & Broadcasting students have a long tradition of winning awards in the Hearst, AP and SPJ competitions, and the School features a number of nationally recognized programs. Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green, Ky., 110 miles south of Louisville, Ky. and 60 miles north of Nashville, Tenn.
For more information, visit our website at www.wku.edu/journalism
Applicants should provide a letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position along with a teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vita, copies of all graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation to:
Journalism Search Committee
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Boulevard #11070
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1070
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
WKU is a dynamic comprehensive university committed to the promotion of regional stewardship and student engagement. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
George Mason University
Assistant Director for Marketing and Communication,
Student Media Office
The George Mason University, Division of University Life, Office of Student Media invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Marketing and Communication.
The Assistant Director for Marketing and Communication will be responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of communication, marketing, and development plans for Student Media. The position has three key areas of responsibility: 1) recruit, train and supervise students assigned to the communication, marketing and advertising teams; 2) develop a comprehensive communication strategy that acts as a catalyst to engage advertisers, donors, students and faculty to become involved with Student Media’s program; and 3) generate revenue. Specific responsibilities include:
- Supervise and train student communication, marketing and advertising staff;
- Analyze changing market conditions to identify new business opportunities;
- Work with 10 Student Media groups to create marketing plans;
- Create Student Media alumni association and development strategy;
- Develop new methods of funding sources including sponsorships and grants;
- Represent Student Media at on-campus and off-campus events;
- Create a comprehensive social media strategy to increase visibility across multiple social media platforms; and
- Develop recruiting strategies to increase student participation.
The successful candidate will have experience in marketing and communication with a track record of increasing funding and use of programs. Incumbent must also have excellent leadership and communication skills and the proven ability to build partnerships with students, faculty, staff, and the community.
- A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related areas is required;
- The ability to collaborate with diverse groups is required;
- Supervisory experience is required;
- Progressively responsible experience in advertising, marketing, public relations, or a related field is required (two to five years is preferred);
- The ability to collaborate with diverse groups is required;
- Ability to manage multiple demands and projects simultaneously is required; and
- Strong writing, editing and presentation skills are required.
- A master’s degree is preferred;
- Experience in developing assessment plans and evidence-based student learning outcomes is preferred;
- Experience working in higher education with students in the area of student media advertising, marketing or communication is preferred;
- Sales training experience is preferred; and
- Proven experience in generating revenue is preferred.
For full consideration, please complete the online faculty application for position number FA04Bz at http://jobs.gmu.edu by October 30, 2013; and attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. AA/EOE
George Mason University
Assistant Director for Multimedia, Student Media Office
The George Mason University, Division of University Life, Office of Student Media invites applications for a full-time Assistant Director for Multimedia.
The Assistant Director for Multimedia works with the Student Media Director and Associate Director to insure general oversight and management of Student Media groups and projects. The Assistant Director for Multimedia serves as adviser for Student Media’s online news site, cable station, and video yearbook. Additionally, the Assistant Director supervises all Web and video-related student projects. Works with Student Media Director and Associate Director on short- and long-term fiscal planning and budget management, on development of new convergence initiatives, and use of entrepreneurial strategies to obtain resources for a best practice Student Media office. Specific responsibilities include:
- Advise student editors on content decisions and critique content on a regular basis;
- Work with student managers to increase student participation and original programming;
- Train students on creating multimedia packages, video editing, and Web design;
- Create student learning competencies and create professional development workshops;
- Create distance learning materials for multimedia, video and Web modules;
- Develop academic partnerships and cocurricular programs;
- Work with Student Media staff to develop new methods of funding sources including advertisements, sponsorships, grants and endowments;
- Handle financial and administrative details for student media groups including budgets, payroll and purchases; and
- Work with student editors to develop social media strategies.
- A bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field is required;
- Progressively responsible experience in a related field is required (two to five years is preferred);
- Ability to manage multiple demands and projects simultaneously is required; and
- Experience working with a diverse community is required.
- A master’s degree in journalism or a related field is preferred;
- A background creating multimedia content that led to increase viewership and revenue generation is preferred;
- Experience working in higher education in student media is preferred; and
- Experience in developing assessment plans and evidenced-based learning outcomes is preferred.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA67Cz at http://jobs.gmu.edu by October 30, 2013; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, student transcript, and a list of three professional references with contact information. AA/EOE
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Director of Student Media
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Office of Student Life is conducting a search for a Director of Student Media.
The Director of Student Media is responsible for directing the Office of Student Media. Student Media at UAB oversees the production of the Kaleidoscope (online and print versions), Blazeradio (internet radio station), Aura Literary Arts Review, and maintaining the student handbook, Direction web page.
The position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Life. This position provides advisement, leadership, training, recruitment, hiring and assessment/evaluation in the work activities of professional staff and student leaders in Student Media.
The Director oversees general department operations, participates in new program development, assists editors in general operations for the university student newspaper, Kaleidoscope, the Aura Literary Review, and the general manager of Blazeradio.
The Director controls the business operation of the unit and acts as liaison between Student Media and the Birmingham community. The Director plans and supervises promotion outreach of departmental services. The Director develops relationships with academic areas to recruit students and provide laboratory experiences for students in related majors.
Master’s Degree in journalism, communication studies, counseling, higher education or related field, and three (3) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
All applicants must apply through UAB Human Resources Brass Ring website. Please visit http://www.uab.edu and click on the job opportunities link. Please use reference number BR 30217
For any questions, please feel free to contact UAB Employment at email@example.com or 205.934.4030
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to
fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty
and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender,
faith, gender identity and expression, as well as sexual orientation. UAB also
encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Western Kentucky University
Office of Student Publications
MANAGER, ADVERTISING AND SALES
The Office of Student Publications at Western Kentucky University (WKU) seeks a Manager, Advertising and Sales for the College Heights Herald, the award-winning student news organization at WKU. The College Heights Herald and its digital platforms are training grounds for future journalists, designers, sales people and leaders, and are dependent on advertising revenue for operational costs.
This position reports to the Director of Student Publications, but works closely with the adviser to the College Heights Herald and other professional staff members.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Actively pursues and develops new business for the College Heights Herald newspaper and WKUHerald digital platforms, with both national and local businesses and organizations that do not currently advertise with the Herald
Maintains strong client relationships with existing advertisers, ensuring the Herald is satisfactorily meeting their advertising needs
Works with professional and student staffs to develop new products to increase Herald revenues
Advises the student advertising and creative staff of the Herald, including hiring and directly supervising the student Advertising Manager and the student Creative Director
Works with the Advertising Manager and Creative Director in hiring student staff
Provides regular training, including a workshop and training regimen at the beginning of each semester
Provides support in terms of practicing sales presentations, sales calls, and following up on student sales staff
Sets sales goals and tracks progress
Actively works with the Business Office to ensure that revenue from advertising sales is collected
Sets student sales commissions
Approves and submits commission vouchers
Cultivates strong relationships with national advertising agencies to solicit advertising for the Herald
Serves as the primary contact and in-house expert on the AdPro/AdForce advertising management system, or any other advertising management and billing system that the Office of Student Publications may use
Represents the College Heights Herald and WKUHerald in the community through organizations such as the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Marketing Association
Oversees distribution of the College Heights Herald newspaper with the student Circulation Manager to manage distribution points and racks at WKU and at select points throughout Bowling Green, and to monitor returns
Proofs advertisements in a timely manner to ensure correct advertisements are published
Maintains regular office hours and participates in planning activities and events as part of the WKU Student Publications professional team
Attends advertising and sales staff meetings and helps provide creative solutions to meet the needs of advertisers and generate revenue
Works with the Specialty Publications Manager to aggressively develop College Heights Media as an agency-style operation to provide services to clients and increase revenue to Student Publications
Oversees sales and production for View of the Hill, the summer magazine for incoming freshmen; special issues of the Herald such as Best of WKU, Housing Guide, and others that may be developed; and for a parent-weekend magazine produced by College Heights Media for the WKU Parent Council for mailing to all parents of WKU students during the summer
Produces new revenue from local and national advertising sales for, but not limited to, the College Heights Herald newspaper, WKUHerald digital platforms, View of the Hill, special sections and marketing/promotional activities and new ventures through College Heights Media
Works with other professional staffers and the Director of Student Publications to help with promotions and to produce a regular advertising newsletter
Minimum two years of professional experience in advertising, sales, or marketing
Minimum one year of experience in a professional team environment working with deadlines
Valid driver’s license
Demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills
Ability to deliver superior customer service and develop strong business relationships
Demonstrated high level of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
Extensive knowledge of graphic design programs to include Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other programs
Experience with, or ability to become proficient with, AdPro/AdForce advertising management systems
Ability to multitask, manage, and prioritize time and projects effectively
Annual base of $40,000
Sales commission structure, designed to incentivize and reward growth in revenues, to be negotiated
Applications will be accepted electronically only. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter describing qualifications and experience; a current resume; a statement on how you would approach this job; and the names, addresses and daytime telephone numbers of three professional references using the online application process. Please refer to the following website to apply: http://asaweb.wku.edu/wkujobs. For further assistance call (270) 745-5934. Please reference requisition number S3815. For full consideration, submit application materials on or before October 10, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
Assistant Professor in Mass Communication/Strategic Communication
The Department of Mass Communication at Georgia College seeks to fill a full-time, tenure track position in Strategic Communication, with an emphasis in Advertising, at the assistant professor rank beginning fall 2014. Review of applications begins October 5, 2013. Courses traditionally offered include writing, management, and campaigns. Ability to teach design, research methods, and/or public relations is a plus. Formats include face-to-face, hybrid, and online.
The standard teaching load is four courses per semester. The application should address the candidate's qualifications, experience, and skills. PhD in mass communication or related field is required. ABD will be considered but a completed PhD is required to be considered for promotion and/or tenure at Georgia College. Industry and teaching experience is desired.
We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education, who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research; and whose scholarship addresses any area of strategic communication including campaign communication, media relations, and emerging technologies (i.e. social media, mobile apps). An ideal candidate will participate in the development of online courses and community engagement through service learning in the classroom. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Department of Mass Communication at Georgia College is comprised of diverse and highly accomplished faculty dedicated to collegial collaboration. Faculty offer an integrated, cross-platform curriculum including informative, persuasive, and hybrid communication courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of channels. Facilities include smart classrooms, editing labs, and various audio and video equipment for department use. The department has over 300 majors and oversees a PRSSA chapter, a student newspaper, a student-operated radio station, and a weekly student cable news program. For more information about Georgia College, please consult the website: www.gcsu.edu
Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.
In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity. Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
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Assistant Professor in Multimedia Journalism at
Ohio Northern University
The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Ohio Northern University invites applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track position in Multimedia Journalism beginning in August 2014. ONU seeks a journalist and educator to advance the school’s commitment to preparing students for our diverse and multi-platform media environment.
The Getty College of Arts and Sciences comprises sixteen departments offering over 50 majors that range from the liberal arts to a rich variety of pre-professional and professional programs. The College has a student-faculty ratio of 12:1; faculty and students collaborate closely in undergraduate research, creative works, and professional activities.Responsibilities include teaching required multimedia journalism courses, contributing to the teaching of other communication courses, performing service duties, advancing a scholarly research agenda and maintaining professional productivity. The faculty member will teach hands-on multimedia skills such as designing/launching websites, and researching/writing website content in all applied classes. Teaching responsibilities include classes such as News Writing and Reporting, Layout and Design, Photojournalism, Convergent Publishing, classes that fulfill university General Education core and other courses as assigned. The faculty member will serve as advisor of the campus newspaper, overseeing its transition to a web-based paper, and create new programming in conjunction with other communication and media studies faculty and departmental co-curricular groups.Successful candidates should have a strong design and multimedia production background, online publishing, news writing, and reporting skills along with strong researching skills. Additionally, candidates need professional experience. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students is expected.Required Skills: Doctorate in Journalism/Mass Communication or related field. ABD will be considered.Preferred: Earned Doctorate in Multimedia Journalism or related field with professional experience.For more information: https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/2110
Texas Women's University
LASSO STAFF ADVISOR: ($2,685 per month)-Job Code: 13NV237
Department: Commuter Services
Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferred in Journalism or Mass Communications.
Experience: Minimum one year experience with campus student newspapers.
Duties: The person in this position will serve as the advisor for the Lasso student staff. Some primary tasks include setting high journalistic standards and expectations for all Lasso publications, critiquing each issue of the publication and developing a training program among additional tasks. Training and coaching student staff in planning, skills (production, writing, editing, printing, distributing) and management techniques needed as they strive to meet high journalistic standards, producing publications that are both fair and accurate is expected of this person. Work is performed under general supervision and performance is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policies & Procedures.
Date Closed: Open until filled.