Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication Search Announcement
Description of Position The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) are seeking an outstanding executive director with a commitment to fostering research, teaching, and service in journalism, public relations, advertising, and other forms of mediated communication. The AEJMC-ASJMC executive director will support and advance institutional priorities and work to build reciprocal relationships with our larger community. The executive director, who will oversee a staff currently at 8.5 full-time equivalent employees, will report to the AEJMC-ASJMC board of directors and will have extensive interactions with faculty and academic leaders as well as administrators from across the discipline. The executive director will lead and foster partnerships that link university, nonprofit, government, and industry resources to address AEJMC-ASJMC priorities.
Position Details Appointment: Full-time position with four-year renewable contract
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree, significant professional experience, including holding a leadership position in an organization (see full qualifications in the position description)
How to apply Submit, in a single PDF file, by March 1, 2021:
An application letter outlining employment history, achievements, and why you would like to lead the associations.
A CV or resume, with contact information for three to five professional references
A leadership statement, no longer than two pages, of your vision for AEJMC and ASJMC. Include accomplishments that demonstrate success in leadership, fundraising and/or other attainments.
A one-page diversity statement on fostering equity and inclusion and engaging with a diverse membership.
Proof of academic degree needed for hire.
Screening of applicants will begin on March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Equal opportunity statement: AEJMC-ASJMC is an EO/AA employer. We employ only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Members of ethnic minorities, women, are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: ED Position
About Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication/Association of Schools of Journalism
The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. The Association’s mission is to promote the highest possible standards for journalism and mass communication education, to cultivate the widest possible range of communication research, to encourage the implementation of a multi-cultural society in the classroom and curriculum, and to defend and maintain freedom of communication in an effort to achieve better professional practice and a better informed public.