Hofstra University

Vice Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University invites applications for the anticipated position of Vice Dean. The Vice Dean, who reports directly to the Dean of the Herbert School, is a full-time academic administrator who has experience in a leadership capacity in a multidisciplinary unit. The Vice Dean works closely with the School’s department chairs, graduate program directors, faculty, and support staff.

The next Vice Dean will serve as the Dean’s liaison on School and University committees and task forces. The successful candidate will coordinate the School’s outcomes assessment initiatives and accreditation and will work with the graduate directors to manage and promote the School’s graduate programs. The Vice Dean is also responsible for the day-to-day academic operations of the School as well as fiscal, technology, and personnel initiatives assigned by the Dean.

Additionally, the ideal candidate must have a demonstrated respect for both the theoretical and professional sides of the School; strong leadership skills and creative problem-solving skills; and a commitment to advancing the needs of the School. A terminal degree in a communication-related field is required.

Located just outside of New York City, the media capital of the world, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University provides students with a superior education and real-world experiences that prepare them to meet the challenges of the 21st century job market. The Herbert School offers undergraduate and graduate coursework in multimedia journalism, media studies and public relations; radio, television and film production; and rhetorical studies, taught by an award-winning faculty.

Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is an internationally recognized institution that has been cited on the “Best College” lists of U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Fiske, and Forbes. The University comprises ten schools and colleges serving a diverse student population of approximately 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Evan Cornog, Ph.D., Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, 111 Hofstra University, 318 LH Comm, Hempstead, NY 11549 or email laurie.felix@hofstra.edu.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Syracuse University

Tenured/Tenure-track Professor in Public Relations
The S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in Public Relations (PR) to begin in August 2015. Position rank is negotiable. This professor will provide leadership in our specialized M.S. in PR with a focus on public diplomacy, in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs International Relations Program. Candidates must have a master’s degree in communication or a related field; however, a doctorate is preferred. Candidates should have an active scholarly agenda through applied creative productions and/or traditional academic scholarship. Professional PR experience in international PR and/or public diplomacy is highly desired. This position expects a variety of service duties, especially working with master’s public diplomacy students. Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in PR, particularly with a global/multicultural perspective incorporating digital strategies, delivered in face-to-face and online formats.

For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job #071268. Cover letter, C.V, and a list of four references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers must be attached.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Professor of Practice in Public Relations
The Public Relations Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is seeking to fill a full-time Professor-of-Practice (PoP) position beginning in August 2015. This PoP will teach three courses each semester, at the undergraduate and master’s level. Courses may include PR Campaigns, PR Writing, Ethics and PR Management. We seek a practitioner with significant experience and leadership in PR particularly in digital communication, analytics, and/or social media; the capability of forging innovative instructional designs; and active membership(s) and affiliation(s) with professional organizations. A master’s degree is preferred. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable. The position expects such service duties as career advising and industry outreach.

For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com. Under Search Open positions, enter Job # 071267. Cover letter, a resume, and a list of four references with names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers, and a link to your portfolio web site that includes samples of professional work and such academic materials.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Employment Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversifying its faculty. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged.