Ohio Northern University

Visiting Instructor of Multimedia Journalism

Benefit package includes:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription insurance, Life insurance, Workers’ Compensation insurance, Unemployment insurance, and Total Disability insurance. Retirement: The University contributes 4% of the regular salary with up to 3% of additional matched contributions into the TIAA Retirement Program. Other benefits include tuition remission for employee, spouse, and employee’s dependent children under the age of 25 (this does not include the last two year of the PharmD program or the JD), and twenty days of paid medical leave per year.

Job Summary:
The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Ohio Northern University invites applicants for a nine-month, visiting position in Multimedia Journalism and/or Digital Media Production beginning in August 2017. ONU seeks a media specialist and educator to advance the school’s commitment to preparing students for our diverse and multi-platform media environment.

Principal Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching required multimedia journalism courses, contributing to the teaching of other communication courses, performing service duties, and maintaining professional productivity. Teaching would primarily focus on digital journalism in a multimedia and lab environment as well as in an instructional environment that incorporates online and elements of convergent media. Candidates should be prepared to teach video production courses and digital media production courses. Candidates will also provide assistance to the operation of a 3,000-watt, commercial frequency, non-commercial radio station. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to curriculum development emphasizing cross-discipline integration of new media technologies and multi-platform journalism. Teaching expectations are three to four courses per semester. Applicants should have significant professional and industry experience and demonstrated competence in the practice of multimedia journalism.

Required Skills:
Successful candidates should have a strong multimedia and digital media production background, media management, writing for media, audio and video production. Additionally candidates need professional experience. Excellence in teaching and mentoring students is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Multimedia Journalism, Digital Media Production, Mass Communication or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Multimedia Journalism or related field with significant professional and industry experience.

Appointment Length: 9-Months

Status: Full-Time

To view full description and apply online go to https://jobs.onu.edu/postings/5105

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