Full-time Professor, Journalism

of Applied Arts and Technology
1385 Woodroffe Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K2G 1V8
College Website: http://www.AlgonquinCollege.com
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Full-time Professor, Journalism

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Media Studies (Dan Pihlainen)

Position Type:
Full-Time Academic

Salary Range:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Anticipated Start Date:
August 22, 2022

Length of Contract:

Posting Information
Employees who are internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.

Posting Closing Date:
July 7, 2022

Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.

Job Description:

***Please note that applicants must submit their application by the evening before the closing date mentioned above. The posting closes at 12:01am on the morning of the closing date***

Salary range is $67,221 to $116,532 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience.

Under the direction of the Chair, Media Studies, the Professor is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. Responsibilities include teaching courses related to journalism, reporting, writing and storytelling. Courses may include Storytelling Fundamentals, Newsroom 2 or Journalism Techniques. Equity, diversity, and inclusion principles are embedded into our College culture and in our program of study. Journalism is a two-year diploma program with an articulation agreement with uOttawa’s Bachelor of Digital Journalism.

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students

defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes

specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.

incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students

reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments

ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques

providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class

providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies

evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses

the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments

participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings

liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion

remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education

modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma in Journalism, Radio and/or Television Broadcasting or Media Studies. A Master’s degree in Journalism would be an asset.

Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a postsecondary setting.

Minimum 5 years recent practical experience related to the field of study.

Recent experience working as a reporter, editor, journalist or media storyteller is required.

Knowledge of the journalism landscape and future trends.

Experience mentoring entry level reporters or freelancers.

Experience leveraging social media networks that support reporting and community connection.

Enthusiasm for digital publishing, progressive storytelling approaches and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Experience working collaboratively with team members from across departments.

Experience working with learners who have diverse learning styles, backgrounds, and lived experiences.

Enthusiasm for supporting and promoting the Journalism program’s efforts to support an inclusive, diverse and equitable place to learn and work.

Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset.

Demonstrated provision of academic leadership considered a strong asset. Examples include but are not limited to providing guidance to colleagues and instructors, being actively involved in curriculum development or program renewal, participating in continued efforts to improve the quality of instruction offered to learners, and serving as program coordinator, academic advisor or curriculum administrator.

Demonstrated commitment to continued learning in teaching and curriculum development is considered a strong asset. Examples include, but are not limited to, completion of training programs, participating at teaching and learning conferences, and/or more extensive training such as the Teaching Adult Lifelong Learners certificate program or other postsecondary programs in education.

Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills

Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document: http://www.algonquincollege.com/pd/prof ... t-century/

Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners

Applicants who are invited for an interview will be requested to provide a written response to the following: How will you through your past, present, and planned contributions to equity, diversity, and/or inclusion in teaching, research and/or service support a diverse and inclusive community at Algonquin College? Details can be found here: https://www.algonquincollege.com/career ... statement/

* Vacancy is for P00669

* This job requires occasional or regular onsite work.

Algonquin College operates programs on a 12 month basis; faculty may be assigned accordingly.

Please apply online at: https://algonquincollege.wd3.myworkdayj ... ortunities

Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please contact the Human Resources department at humanresources@algonquincollege.com. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
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