Journalism Instructor - Tenure Track - Fall 2013
College of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas, NV

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Search Type:
Academic/Administrative Professional: National Search - Minimum of 30 Calendar days

Position Open Date

Position Close Date

Open Until Filled

Annual Salary:
Salary placement is determined using the CSN Academic Faculty Schedule (maximum 10 years experience). Based on the total years of prior teaching experience, the maximum step placement is step 7 on the Academic Salary Schedule.

FLSA:
Exempt

Equal Employment Opportunity

College of Southern Nevada recognizes that embracing diversity maximizes faculty and staff contribution to our goals and provides the best opportunity for student achievement. CSN is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. AA/EOE/ADAAA.

Job Description

Position Description: This full time tenure-track Journalism Instructor/student paper adviser position begins in August of 2013. The responsibilities for this position include: --Teach 9-12 Credits/Semester of basic Journalism courses --Serve as adviser for CSN's student paper --Provide an excellent learning experience to a diverse student body using effective teaching strategies --Develop syllabi and course materials --Assess student mastery of skills and competencies required by course outcomes --Participate in student advisement and in recruitment activities --Maintain weekly office hours as required by the college --Participate in program/curriculum/assessment development --Participate in department/school meetings and activities --Serve on department and college-wide committees --Participate in appropriate professional development activities --Assignments may be multi-campus with the possibility of day, evening and/or weekend classes.

Required Qualifications

This position will be open until filled. Application review will begin 01/14/2013. For full consideration all application related material should be submitted by 01/11/2013. Required Qualifications: --Master's degree in Journalism, Speech, Communication, Speech Communication, Communication Studies, or Rhetoric from a regionally accredited college or university. --Demonstrated proficiency in teaching Journalism and Communication courses at the college level.

Required Documents

Required documents (Cover Letter, Resume, and Transcripts) must be attached directly to the ON-LINE application. If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email hr.recruitment@csn.edu or fax to 702.651.5778 SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: --At least two years experience teaching Journalism and Communication courses at the college level (full time or part time) --Demonstrated proficiency in developing and advising a college student newspaper --Demonstrated knowledge of the Community College mission and philosophy --Evidence of a strong commitment to remaining current in the journalism/communication discipline

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