Arts and Letters- Springfield, Benedictine University

Position ID:Benedictine University-CommunArts-ASSTPROFCOMMARTS [#1433]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Communicaton Arts
Position Location:Springfield, Illinois 62702, United States [map]
Subject Area: Communications
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2012/02/14, finished 2014/03/06, listed until 2012/08/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

Non-Tenure Track
Benedictine University at Springfield

The Division of Arts and Letters at Benedictine University at Springfield, a liberal arts institution in Springfield, IL seeks candidates for Assistant Professor of Communication Arts, beginning fall 2013.  The candidate will teach a wide range of courses in Communication Arts including many of the following: Layout and Design for Publications, Web Design, Multimedia Production, News Writing and Reporting, Digital Video Production, Public Relations Writing, and other related courses.  The candidate will advise the student newspaper and mentor student interns.  The candidate should display a strong commitment to teaching and student success at a liberal arts institution.  The candidate should display strong skills in identifying and teaching at various student skill levels; strong skills in web journalism and new media a must.  


Classification: Benefit Eligible


Duties:  Assistant Professor will instruct a full-time load of twelve course hours, developing course materials that reflect current trends in teaching and research.  Individual must demonstrate commitment to growth and development of the Communication Arts Degree Program and the Arts & Letters Division through recruitment, pedagogy, course development, assessment, and educational technology development, etc.  Individual will serve actively and effectively on three standing committees.  Must attend all Faculty and Division meetings; must maintain six hours of regularly scheduled office hours weekly.  Assistant Professor will mentor students of all levels working with students to further develop strength and giving extra attention to assist struggling students; will support learning both in the course and outside of the program as it relates to the Communication Arts Discipline.  Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: Terminal degree in Communications, Journalism, or New Media preferred; and professional experience in new media technologies required; teaching experience preferred.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Application Process: Please apply for the position via Academic Jobs Online at . Submit a Letter of Application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts.

Application Materials Required:
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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1500 North Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62702

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