Pulitzer Prize Administrator
Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board are seeking a Pulitzer Prize Administrator, for full-time appointment, starting between July 1 and Sep. 1, 2014. The Pulitzer Prize Board annually awards twenty-one highly distinguished prizes in journalism, arts, and letters. In addition, the Pulitzer Prize Board provides study fellowships to young journalists and hosts seminars on Pulitzer-prize winning journalism in order to broaden and deepen public understanding of journalistic excellence. The Pulitzer Prize Administrator supports the Pulitzer Prize Board in its awarding of the Prizes and safeguards and enhances the integrity of the Prizes through oversight of all stages of the Prize process. The Administrator also serves as the Board’s spokesperson.
Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board seek an individual of wise judgment and tact, committed to excellence in journalism, arts, and letters, who is prepared to be a champion of the mission and vision of the Pulitzer Prize Board. The Administrator supervises the entry process, manages the jury system, organizes Board meetings and the annual award luncheon, and supports the work of standing and ad hoc Board committees. The Administrator answers inquiries about policies and practices from the press and the public; presides at award announcements, ceremonies, and press conferences; and makes other public appearances on behalf of the Prizes.
The Administrator reports to the Board Chair and President of the University. The Administrator supports the Board’s ongoing effort to identify significant trends and issues that might prompt changes in the Plan of Award or other rules, guidelines, or procedures. The next Administrator will be responsible for the Prizes’ Centennial celebration in 2016-17.
Candidates should demonstrate keen understanding of journalistic excellence and be highly attuned to the shifting media landscape. Candidates will also have genuine interest in and meaningful exposure to contemporary arts and letters. In addition, the successful candidate will have proven success as a leader with administrative responsibility. The Pulitzer Prize office has a small but effective staff, and important partnerships with other units at Columbia University and elsewhere. Extraordinary communication and interpersonal skills are critical.
Salary will be competitive.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV or resume, list of references and employment application online https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=140414. Nominations and inquiries may also be sent to: email@example.com. Review of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Media Studies
(Starting Fall 2014)
The Communication Studies Department at Niagara University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Studies to begin in fall 2014.
Responsibilities: Candidates should have a strong critical media studies focus, with the ability to teach a variety of courses that incorporate a media literacy approach. The capacity to teach courses in media writing/production areas and/or industry experience is also desirable. The teaching load is a 3/3 with the opportunity to develop a new course in the candidate’s area of specialization. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in departmental and university duties, including student advising and committee work.
The Communication Studies Department applies the teacher-scholar model and holds an expectation of an active program of scholarly research and publication, as well as service to the University, the profession, and the community. The department’s maximum class size is 35 students, and it values a close-knit collegial community amongst both faculty and students. The successful candidate is required to have a Ph.D. in Communication or Media Studies in hand by the time of appointment.
About the Department: The Communication Studies Department at Niagara University has a curriculum built on principles of social justice, and seeks to instill in its students the important contribution that mass media can play in bettering the human condition. The program is designed to give students a strong background in both the liberal arts and professional approaches to understanding mass media. Niagara University, founded in 1856, is a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community. The university overlooks the Niagara River on the U.S.-Canada border, just north of Niagara Falls, NY, and is in close proximity to both Buffalo and Toronto.
To Apply: Full details on applying to the position can be found at http://jobs.niagara.edu.
Review of applications will begin March 1st and will continue until the job is filled. Niagara University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Individuals identifying with historically marginalized populations are particularly encouraged to apply.
School of Journalism
Associate Dean/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
The Stony Brook University School of Journalism, one of the newest and most dynamic programs in the country and the only School of Journalism in the State University of New York system, is seeking an Associate Dean/tenure track professor. The school houses an undergraduate program of approximately 300 majors and minors; a recently launched master’s degree program; a Center for News Literacy, which teaches undergraduates across all disciplines how to be more discerning news consumers; and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The Associate Dean will report to the Dean. Responsibilities include overseeing curriculum development and assessment, developing initiatives to increase the number and quality of incoming students, working with internal and external partners to ensure placement of graduates, and overseeing the school’s diversity efforts. In addition, the Associate Dean will work closely with the Dean on strategic plans and fundraising. This is a tenure-track faculty position within the School of Journalism with teaching responsibilities.
Master’s degree. Ten years of experience as a full-time working journalist. Two years of experience teaching journalism, full time or part time, at the college or university level. A proven record of professional leadership. A solid understanding of how digital technology is transforming journalism and the implications for journalism education.
Senior-level professional experience at a news organization. Experience in an academic administrative position dealing with issues of journalism. Additional experience teaching journalism, full time or part time, at the college or university level. Areas of journalistic expertise in news reporting and editing; multi-media reporting and editing; and/or specialized reporting in area such as science, health, environment and business. Supervisory experience. Experience in curriculum development. Experience in academic assessment. Experience in internship and career placement. Experience overseeing budgets. Experience in fundraising. Experience working at an ACEJMC-accredited program. Leadership position in a journalism organization. Experience working to improve diversity in journalism. Published scholarship in the field of journalism.
All applicants are required to submit a statement outlining your views on how digital technology is transforming journalism and the implications for Journalism education.
To view application procedure, full position description or to apply online, visit www.stonybrook.edu/jobs (Ref. # F-8331-13-11).
Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Assistant/Associate Professor – Broadcast and Digital Journalism
The Newhouse School seeks candidates for a tenure-track professor position beginning mid-August, 2014. In keeping with the current trends of our industry, we’re looking for someone “who can do it all.” That means the successful candidate will be able to teach all our broadcast and digital journalism skills courses while also advancing an already established research agenda. The undergraduate and graduate courses the person hired could be asked to teach include reporting and producing for television, online and social-media, multi-platform news writing, multi-media storytelling, news management and ethics. This professor will teach, produce academic research centered on journalistic issues, advise students and serve on department and school committees. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred.
Salary and rank are negotiable.
The Newhouse School has an international reputation for excellence in public communications and is home to 1,850 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. It continues to attract the best and the brightest from all over the United States and the world. Our current freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating classes and earned GPAs averaging 3.9. A comprehensive upgrade of the School’s studio and news production to HD digital technology is underway and this $18 million project will be completed by Fall 2014. The Newhouse complex features state-of-the-art classrooms, a media convergence lab, research centers and a focus group room, a doctoral-student suite and offices, many meeting rooms, student lounges and impressive executive education classrooms.
The Newhouse School encourages candidates to apply who will help us broaden the diversity of our faculty. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
For full description and online application instructions, go to www.sujobopps.com, job#070924. A cover letter, resume or vitae and names, addresses, and a list of four references must be attached online.
Review of applications begins February 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.