Kansas State University

The A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Kansas State University seeks an innovative, dynamic leader who values excellence in teaching, research, creative productivity and professional practice. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and show evidence of administrative leadership and knowledge of media industry trends, including strategic communication and cross-platform journalism. S/he will work collaboratively with faculty, in the School and across disciplines, and with development staff in acquiring new resources.

The School is fully accredited by ACEJMC. The school offers B.A./B.S. degrees in strategic communications and journalism, as well as a master’s program in mass communications. Faculty have expertise in health and risk communications, rural communication networks, law and social media. The A.Q. Miller School recently adopted a new undergraduate curriculum, emphasizing multiplatform applications and cross-sequence activity.

The Director oversees the educational and extracurricular activities of the School. These include student media, the advertising club, the student chapter of PRSSA, the Huck Boyd Center for Community Media, National Headquarters for the Journalism Education Association, and the Great Plains Radio History Symposium. The Director coordinates relationships with KSDB-FM, The Royal Purple yearbook and the Collegian Media Group.

The Director works with the JMC National Advisory Council and engages in fundraising for new initiatives, and to increase the School’s endowment. The Director should maintain an active research agenda.

For more information, please visit http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/501565/associate-professordirector

Screening of applications begins October 10, 2017.

Kansas State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence), sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, or veteran status, in the University’s programs and activities as required by applicable laws and regulations.