Instructor of Mass Communication

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Job Title: Instructor of Mass Communication
Location: Atl Metropolitan State College
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1155
Job Summary

This ten-month faculty position which reports to the Dean of the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts. Teaching assignments typically include Introduction of Mass Communication, Writing & Reporting, Mass Communication Workshop, Film Appreciation, Introduction to Film, Feature Writing, etc. The position requires the candidate to have anetwork of professional contacts that could benefit students seeking internships and new graduates who are launching their careers. Evidence of excellence in teaching is critical in this position. In addition, faculty responsibilties include organizing and delivering classroom lectures to students, evaluating a students' class work and assignments, preparing classroom and coursework material, homework assignments and handouts, recording and maintaining accurate student attendance records and grades, classroom management, and creating a vibrant teaching atmosphere. The individual(s) hired will start in the Fall 2018.

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated employment date is August 2018. Interested persons should submit electronically (1) application for employment; (2) a letter of interest/application; (3) a discussion of the applicant's philisophy of education and teaching; (4) a detailed cirriculum vita/resume; (5) the name, titles, current addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional/work related references including at least one reference from applicants's current or most recent employer, and (6) copies of undergraduate and graduatetranscripts. Candidates selected for interview will be required to provideofficial copies of all college transcripts. A crimincal background check is required.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Master's Degree, with a minimum of eighteen graduate semester hours (thirty-quarter hours) in Mass Communication, Media Arts, Radio/Televison/Film or other similar degree programs from a regionally accredited institution with an emphasis on audio and video production. The candidate must have a strong interest in instructional practice, and have teaching experience in collegiate and/or adult settings. The successful candidate should possess the ability and desire to provide quality instruction to students with diverse backgrounds while effectively collaborating and cooperating with other members of the faculty, staff, and administration. Applicant must have history of effective teaching at the collegiate level. Teaching on-line is desired qualification. Applicants must have experience using online management software, preferably Desire2Learn or BrightSpace. A successful candidate must be willing to follow a standardized mass communication curriculum and participate in departmental meetings and represent other committees as assigned.

About Us

Welcome to Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), a University System of Georgia (USG) institution that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Atlanta Metropolitan State College has a rich history that is tied to the City of Atlanta for which it is appropriately named. The college offers high quality baccalaureate, associate and certificate programs that are challenging, comprehensive and very affordable. Atlanta Metropolitan State College currently serves about 3,000 students and is situated on a beautifully landscaped Southwest Atlanta campus; which is located ten minutes south of downtown Atlanta and fifteen minutes north of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.


Atlanta Metropolitan State College

1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW

Atlanta, GA 30310

Equal Employment Opportunity

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is an equal employment opportunity employer. Atlanta Metropolitan State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or military/veteran status.

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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 12/17/2019
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