Humber College is hiring a professor of journalism as well as several other positions. 

Humber College   (Ontario)

Schoolof Media Studies and Information Technology

Professor, Bachelor of Journalism

POSITION SUMMARY:

The incumbent will be required to teach courses in the school’s journalism degree program.  Teaching duties will include classroom management, student evaluation and mentoring. Responsibilities also include; designing and developing curriculum and the regular revision of course outlines; contributing to the overall direction of the program; assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program to potential students and developing and maintaining strong industry ties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should possess a post graduate degree, PhD preferred, and a minimum of 5 years related industry experience in the field of journalism. Other qualifications include: current experience in the creation of digital content; an understanding of social media and its application to journalism; experience with current broadcast and web-based technologies. Candidates must also possess strong organizational, communication and collaborative skills in order to contribute to the ongoing running of the program.

Professor/Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Digital Communications

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Coordination duties will include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings, as well as assist with internships/placements. The successful candidate will work closely with the Associate Dean, faculty colleagues, and the program advisory committee to ensure that program courses continue to be relevant and current. The program coordinator will have a reduced teaching load.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should possess a post-graduate degree, PhD preferred, as well as relevant professional skills/credentials along with a minimum of 5 years related industry experience. The ability to teach a variety of digital communications courses in the areas of technology and theory is required. Candidates are also expected to have superior written and oral communication skills, mediation skills, commitment to teamwork, the ability to work in a diverse and dynamic multicultural environment, a high degree of attention and focus to detail; proven ability to arrange field placements; possess strong industry ties; understanding of and competency in the teaching/learning profession with a learning-centred approach; a strong commitment to ongoing professional development; excellent presentation, interpersonal, organizational skills; and a clear commitment to a strong customer service orientation. Membership in a sector-related association would be an asset.

Apply here: http://hrs.humber.ca/careers/job.html?jid=3a7e0b32-d793-4750-a5df-db0530b4f647

Professor/Program Coordinator  Public Relations degree

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Coordination duties will include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings, as well as assist with internships/placements. The successful candidate will work closely with the Associate Dean, faculty colleagues, and the program advisory committee to ensure that program courses continue to be relevant and current. The program coordinator will have a reduced teaching load.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will hold at a minimum a Masters degree in a related field (Ph.D preferred) from a recognized post-secondary institution, as well as relevant professional skills/credentials, accompanied by 8-10 years of related public relations/corporate communications experience along with a highly successful post-secondary teaching background. An ability to teach a variety of public relations courses including writing and social media would be an asset. Candidates are also expected to have superior written and oral communication skills, mediation skills, commitment to teamwork, the ability to work in a diverse, dynamic, multicultural environment with scarce resources, a high degree of attention and focus to detail and the potential to assume broader administrative responsibilities; proven ability to arrange field placements; possess strong industry ties; understanding of and competency in the teaching/learning profession with a learning-centred approach; a strong commitment to ongoing professional development; excellent presentation, interpersonal, organizational skills; and a clear commitment to a strong customer service orientation. Membership in a sector-related association would be an asset.

Professor/Program Coordinator,  Public Relations Advanced Diploma

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the coordination of the program. Coordination duties will include: mentoring contract faculty, scheduling of courses, assisting in the marketing of the program and the recruitment of students, advising students, assisting in the facilitating of course delivery, along with supporting the college program review process. The coordinator will also help in the management of industry relationships and facilitate annual advisory committee meetings as well as assist with internships/placements. The successful candidate will work closely with the Associate Dean, faculty colleagues, and the program advisory committee to ensure that program courses continue to be relevant and current. The program coordinator will have a reduced teaching load.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will hold a Masters degree from a recognized post-secondary institution as well as relevant professional skills/credentials, accompanied by 8-10 years of related public relations/corporate communications industry experience along with a highly successful post-secondary teaching background. An ability to teach a variety of public relations courses including writing and social media would be an asset. Candidates are also expected to have superior written and oral communication skills, mediation skills, commitment to teamwork, the ability to work in a diverse, dynamic, multicultural environment with scarce resources, a high degree of attention and focus to detail and the potential to assume broader administrative responsibilities; proven ability to arrange field placements; possess strong industry ties; understanding of and competency in the teaching/learning profession with a learning-centred approach; a strong commitment to ongoing professional development; excellent presentation, interpersonal, organizational skills; and a clear commitment to a strong customer service orientation. Membership in a sector-related association would be an asset.

Apply here: http://hrs.humber.ca/careers.html

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.