Associate Dean of Journalism and Mass Communications

  • Monday, January 30, 2012 12:59 PM
    Message # 810862

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking an experienced academic administrator for the position of associate dean in the nationally ranked College of Journalism and Mass Communications. The associate dean must have the experience, energy, knowledge and organizational skills to keep the college on the cutting edge of digital innovation. The associate dean will help create a Center for Mobile Media and support the newly created Drone Journalism Lab.

    The associate dean is a partner with the dean and is experienced in using academic processes and procedures to help the college achieve its goals of preparing students to work in a culture of constant change. The associate dean will focus on relations within the college and the university.

    We are seeking an experienced academic administrator who knows how to develop, nurture and manage relationships with the faculty to help the college achieve its goals. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to think systemically, administer collegially, and advocate effectively for the university, the college and its faculty. The position requires effective interpersonal skills, financial acumen and visionary thinking necessary to establish and lead others to greatness. The associate dean should be a recognized professional or academic leader and scholar in a field of study relevant to journalism, advertising, public relations, mass communication, digital communications or an equivalent area.

    The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers

    To be considered for this position, applicants should go to: http://employment.unl.edu. Access the Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading positions then Associate Dean requisition (# 120045). Complete the faculty/administrative form. In addition, candidates must attach a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vita that includes information on education, experience, qualifications, and publications, a sample of publications and current research, evidence of teaching experience and ability, and a list of three references, with complete contact information.

    Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2012, and continue until position is filled or the search closed.  

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