Georgia College

Limited Term Lecturer in Mass Communication/Strategic Communication

Georgia College the premier public liberal arts university for the State of Georgia is seeking a limited term lecturer (one year) in Mass Communication/Strategic Communication. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in strategic communication including message creation, advanced strategic writing, strategic planning, and strategic campaign communication. The ten-month appointment begins August 1, 2019. Industry and teaching experience is desired. A masters degree is required with 18 graduate semester hours related to the teaching discipline. PhD or terminal degree in mass communication or related field is preferred.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, vita, and contact information for three references at Review of applications will begin June 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Communication at Georgia College offers an integrated, cross-platform curriculum including informative, persuasive, and hybrid mass communication courses with the goal of producing graduates with a broad knowledge of the media and its wide variety of channels. The department has over 300 majors and oversees a PRSSA chapter, a student newspaper, a student-operated radio station, and a weekly student cable news program. We seek a highly trained professional who is committed to liberal arts education, who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research; and whose scholarship addresses any area of mass communication, advertising, public relations, journalism, media studies, media relations, and emerging technologies. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Georgia College is a member institution of the University System of Georgia and is the state’s designated public liberal arts university. A member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College enrolls approximately 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students and is prominently cited for educational excellence in a number of leading publications. The university’s beautiful and historic campus is located in Milledgeville, which was the 19th century capital of Georgia and is very near the geographic center of the state.

Strengthened by diversity, Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (478) 445-5596. Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation.

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