University of Hartford

School of Communication at University of Hartford seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions beginning August 2017.

(1) Assistant Professor in Digital Media Production and Studies. Teach variety of courses related to video production in a studio environment and single-camera format, post-production editing, and video production for clients. Teaching responsibilities will also include an introductory survey course in media, and courses that explore issues related to media industries, content and audiences along with innovative courses in the candidate’s area of specialization in digital media production and/or studies. The faculty member will play significant role in developing a new program in digital media and journalism.

(2) Associate Professor and Program Director of Cinema. We seek a dynamic leader to direct the program and work with colleagues in Cinema and the School of Communication to help develop new curriculum/program ideas as well as to provide administrative oversight of budget, course scheduling, and program assessment. The successful candidate will also teach a variety of undergraduate courses in filmmaking (e.g., Introduction to Filmmaking, Cinematography, Narrative Filmmaking, Documentary Filmmaking, as well as upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization).

For more information, view complete position announcements at http://uhaweb.hartford.edu/cmm/facultyPositions.html.

Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Communications. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for the School of Communications with a clear vision to successfully prepare our students for the ever-evolving world of communications. Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Dean will provide overall leadership in fostering academic excellence.

About the School of Communications:
The School of Communications promotes student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies and a respect for diversity. The school offers degree programs in: film, television and media arts; interactive media & design; journalism; public relations; advertising & integrated communications; and media studies/communications.

About Quinnipiac University:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the challenges facing both media and communication industries/professionals and higher education.
  • Foster an appreciation for our teacher-scholar model and student-centered learning environment.
  • Provide leadership through shared governance with faculty, administration, and other stakeholders.
  • Direct management and accountability for the School of Communications budget.
  • Build relationships with alumni, media/communication professionals, industry leaders, and prospective students and parents.
  • Advocate on behalf of the school to the university administration.
  • Foster an environment of collegiality, respect, openness and cooperation.
  • Lead and empower the faculty and staff to determine and implement the vision for the future of the school.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; terminal degree preferred.
  • Prior leadership experience required; preferably within higher education.
  • Administrative experience in higher education and/or a track record of academic leadership, preferred.
  • Prior teaching experience, preferred.
  • Prior experience managing budgets, experience and understanding of Responsibility Centered Management is a plus.
  • Managerial experience in media/communication industries is a plus.
  • Experience with development and recruitment is a plus.
  • Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States.
  • Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:
For confidential consideration, please submit your CV and cover letter electronically on our website or by mail to Quinnipiac University, Office of Human Resources, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518. To view the full job posting and apply online, please click here.

If you have any questions on this position, please contact Elizabeth Clement, Talent Management and Acquisition at elizabeth.clement@qu.edu or 203-582-7738. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.