Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of the Practice-Strategic Communication
The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications seeks an experienced and accomplished professional to teach courses that guide students in how to best develop relevant strategic communication plans for audiences. The successful candidate will know how to start, build and sustain a strategic campaign. She or he will bring energy and knowledge of the best current professional practices to the classroom. The successful candidate also should demonstrate abilities related to consumer and business insights; project and client development and management; social media and other digital strategies, including programmatic advertising; and group organization. We seek a candidate who can develop and maintain connections with industry professionals in local and national markets. The professor of the practice also will demonstrate knowledge of and experience in working with diverse audiences. An ideal candidate will have university-level teaching experience or demonstrated ability as a mentor, connector, coach or advisor in a professional setting; the ability to develop and teach online courses; and experience working with media metrics and data analysis. The chosen candidate will bring distinction to the school in a professional capacity and will receive an appointment as a professor of the practice. Rank will be assigned at the time of hire based upon the recommendation of the Dean and approval of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development. The appointment is for three years. Subsequent appointments may be offered based on a comprehensive review in the third year of the appointment.