South Dakota State University

Director Job Posting (short version)
Founding Director
School of Communication and Journalism
Summer 2018

South Dakota State University seeks a visionary leader to serve as founding director of the newly integrated School of Communication and Journalism, beginning with the 2018-19 academic year, pending final approval of the South Dakota Board of Regents.

The director will provide vision and leadership for a school of more than 300 undergraduate and graduate students and 25 faculty and staff in communication studies, journalism, advertising and public relations. Additionally, the director will be expected to teach based on his or her expertise and needs within the school.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent in a related discipline, previous appointment as faculty with tenure, experience in administration, successful work with internal and external communities, and exemplary communications abilities.

A complete position description, application requirements and the process are available through an online employment site at:  https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.  The position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by Nov. 13, 2017.

Those who need assistance with the electronic application process should contact Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or HR@sdstate.edu. Those who have questions on the position should contact search chair Bob Otterson, assistant to the dean, at robert.otterson@sdstate.edu or (605) 688-4723. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations.  Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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