Program Administrator - Media Innovation Initiatives

Boston, Massachusetts
May 16, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Program Administrator - Media Innovation Initiatives


Requisition Number: STFR002960

Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Northeastern University School of Journalism is hiring a Program Manager for the Media Innovation which prepares undergraduate and graduate students for the challenges of the 21st-century newsroom by developing their digital skills in video, audio, social media, data, interactive media, database management, and data visualization.
The Program Manager will report to the Director of the School of Journalism to manage all aspects of the Media Innovation program for undergraduates and graduate students. The Program Manager will support all Media Innovation-related initiatives, including digital workshops and labs, research, development, media partnerships, community relationships, industry partnerships, co-op support, co-curricular programs and projects, and interdisciplinary collaborations across the College of Arts, Media & Design and the University. While reporting to the Director, he/she will work with the graduate faculty coordinator on recruitment and admissions to the media Innovation program and with the Dean's office on publicity, marketing and recruitment for Media Innovation programs and projects.


Bachelors Degree required, Masters degree preferred. Journalism experience is required. 6 8 years experience required Experience in reporting and teaching across all platformsprint, audio and videowith an emphasis on new media and social media is strongly preferred as well as a track record of distinguished work with national and international news organizations. Experience in development, communications, and working in an institutional setting is preferred. Candidate should have a successful track record and demonstrated fluency in use of new media and social media platforms and the ability to communicate that to students.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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