University of Idaho
Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Employee Category: Faculty
Pay Range: 66,000 to 76,500
Full/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.
• Education: Terminal degree in journalism, mass communication or related field; J.D. acceptable.
• Experience: Academic experience and scholarly record that would qualify at the rank of associate professor or professor or significant professional experience (at least 10 years) in a media management or leadership position.
• Research interests in journalism, mass communication, media studies or a closely related field.
• Professional experience as a journalist or media professional (at least two years).
• Leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to lead a diverse academic unit and prepare it for reaccreditation.
• Previous administrative experience in an academic setting as a director, chair, associate dean or other position.
• Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.
• Experience with strategic planning and program growth development.
• Commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, staff and students.
• Experience with budget development and management.
• Success in obtaining external funding.
• Understanding of the mission and goals of a land grant university.
• Active involvement with professional organizations
• Experience with outreach activities.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: F000542P
Posting Date: 02/27/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant review will begin on April 1, 2017.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.