Assistant Lecturer of Strategic Communication and Design

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7078502 (Ref:BSUhttps://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24986)

Posted: May 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Journalism invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure Assistant Lecturer position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in strategic communication (e.g., advertising and/or public relations) and media design (e.g., web design, data visualization, interaction design, or graphic design).
The ACEJMC accredited Department of Journalism at Ball State University offers undergraduate majors in advertising, public relations, journalism graphics, photojournalism, magazine media, news, and journalism education, as well as graduate programs in journalism, public relations, and emerging media design and development. The department’s innovative curricular approach to advertising and public relations education combined with exceptional co-curricular opportunities and facilities promise to graduate real-world ready professionals for the strategic communication careers of the future. The Holden Strategic Communication Center is the state-of-the-art home to the departmentally supported integrated strategic communication agency, McKinley Ave. The agency works in cooperation with Ball State University’s independent student media including the Daily News (print and online newspaper), Ball Bearings (print and online magazine), NewsLink Indiana (television newscast), and Byte (online entertainment magazine), which are housed in the Unified Media Lab.

Job Function:

The Department of Journalism invites applications for a one-year, full-time, non-tenure Assistant Lecturer position. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in strategic communication (e.g., advertising and/or public relations) and media design (e.g., web design, data visualization, interaction design, or graphic design).

Minimum Experience:

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in advertising, journalism, public relations, mass communications, or related field relevant to the classes taught by the date of appointment.

Preferred Experience:

Three years of professional experience in strategic communication and/or design; undergraduate-level teaching experience;


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