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|Division/College||College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences|
|Department||Journalism and Mass Media|
|Classification Group Title||Dept Head/Chair/Director|
|Rank||Negotiable (must be justified)|
|Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track)||Not Applicable|
|Pay Range||66,000 to 76,500|
|Type of Appointment||Academic Year|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
The University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Media in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. This is a permanent, full-time, tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level, depending on qualifications. Associate Professor level page range is from $66,000 to $68,000 plus a 15% Administrative increment. Professor level pay range is from $74,500 to $76,500 plus a 15% Administrative increment.
The School seeks a dynamic and innovative director who values and promotes outstanding instruction, scholarship and creative activity, professional outreach, and interdisciplinary collaboration, particularly with other units of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. This is an opportunity for a strategic leader to lead the Northwest’s newest accredited program in journalism and mass communication. The director will lead a successful program in journalism and media education, while exploring new fields of study, including a possible master’s degree in emerging media.
|Job Duty Function||Departmental Leadership|
The director provides collegial, collaborative, and responsive leadership to the School and promotes the interests of the School in teaching, research and creative activity, and professional outreach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
|Job Duty Function||Teaching and Advising|
The director will teach one or more journalism or mass media courses in the school (any level); the specific course load will be negotiated annually with the dean. The director will advise a proportionate share of major and minor students in JAMM.
|Job Duty Function||Scholarship and Creative Activities|
The director will pursue and cultivate an innovative, funded, and nationally recognized program of scholarship, creative activity or professional outreach.
|Job Duty Function||University Service|
The director will participate in departmental, college and/or university-level committees or participate in university governance.
• Education: Terminal degree in journalism, mass communication or related field; J.D. acceptable.
• Research interests in journalism, mass communication, media studies or a closely related field.
|Physical Requirements & Working Conditions|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applicant review will begin on April 1, 2017.
|Background Check Statement||
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V
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