The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science at North Carolina A&T State University seeks an imaginative and inspiring chair, who possesses a distinguished record of scholarly, professional accomplishments and significant administrative/leadership experience.
Candidates are expected to exhibit a strong commitment to scholarship and excellence in the field of journalism or communication and to exhibit an open and collegial style of communication. Experience in fundraising and familiarity with the Accreditation standards and reaccreditation procedures of the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication are also desired. Among the responsibilities of the chair are the administration of instructional programs, budgetary functions as well as administrative interfacing with a broad range of departmental assessment and accreditation functions as well as administrative interfacing with a broad range of departmental and University activities including the university paper, The A&T Register; the radio station, WNAA-FM 90.1; and the television studio. The chair should endorse the department's commitment to instruction using multimedia platforms. As the academic leader and chief administrative officer of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, the chair reports to the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
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The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of six departments in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. It offers a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in multimedia journalism, mass media production, and public relations, which are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC). The Department has approximately 550 majors, a 10,000 watts radio station (WNAA 90.1 FM/HD), high definition broadcast television studio, and the student newspaper, The Register. Detailed information about the Department is available online: jomc.ncat.edu.
Internal job number: 000778
MFA, MA or other appropriate degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field ; ten or more years of full-time teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, or at least five years of full-time teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and five years of distinguished professional experience in journalism or mass communication. Evidence of the possession of those qualities of character and competency expected in a department chair.
A Ph.D., MFA, or other appropriate terminal degree in journalism, mass communication, or a closely related field
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!