Date posted: 6/23/18
Appalachian State University’s Department of Communication seeks a Student News Adviser to begin August 2018. An earned master’s degree in journalism or a related field is required for this renewable appointment.
The successful candidate will advise the award-winning student news group, which consists of The Appalachian and TheAppalachianOnline.com, and will teach up to two journalism classes per semester. Other responsibilities may include advising the Appalachian State chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists. Required qualifications include at least three years of professional experience in journalism. Preferred qualifications include prior experience in college newspaper advising and familiarity with multimedia news production.
The Department of Communication offers coursework in five major areas: advertising, communication studies, electronic media/broadcasting, journalism, and public relations. The department employs 35 full-time faculty members dedicated to teaching more than 1,000 communication majors, and houses WASU radio station and AppTV. Appalachian State University is a member institution of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in Boone, North Carolina, Appalachian State University has approximately 19,000 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Appalachian State has both a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs. More information is available at: http://communication.appstate.edu.