Faculty Member

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by The Poynter Institute

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
Education
7 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
TITLE: Faculty Member DEPARTMENT: Curriculum FLSA STATUS: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President OVERALL JOB RESPONSIBILITY Faculty member will help enterprising journalists take their ideas from concept to revenue-generating reality. He/she will be responsible for creating and delivering training and thought leadership to the journalism industry in the areas of using technology for newsgathering and to deliver cutting-edge storytelling. Leadership through craft: He/she will contribute to the Institute's teaching, focusing on how journalists can maintain relevance in a rapidly changing industry. Additionally, this faculty member will contribute to Poynter's teaching around the topics of leadership, ethics, writing and/or diversity. Providing content with impact on all platforms: Faculty member will contribute to the journalism ecosystem by posting regularly on Poynter.org. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES The faculty member, individually and collectively: Teaches with expertise and inspiration in-person, through writing/videos/podcasts and e-learning.Creates new knowledge through research, and then broadly shares it through innovative and substantive teaching, publication, and service to the profession.Works directly with journalists and newsrooms to create and deliver relevant training.Stays on the cutting edge through relevant reading, professional connections and practice.Develops and implements the Institute's academic programs and curriculum in collaboration with the Senior Vice President, and in concert with the priorities of his/her role.Shares in the collegial conversation and life of the Institute, creates an environment for coaching, support, and collaboration with colleagues.Takes responsibility for self-development in gaining new skills and knowledge, with coaching from the Senior Vice President.Performs journalism public service within the industry and the community under the auspices of the Institute.Consults on the hiring of faculty and the selection of visiting scholars and professionals.Makes appearances on national television and radio programs as an expert, and gets quoted by news organizations.Other duties as assigned. RELATIONSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES SUPERVISION RECEIVED: The Senior Vice President is responsible for monitoring the faculty member's progress and performance and will conduct annual performance reviews. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: While not a formal supervisory role, works closely with Teaching & Event Services staff. INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS INTERNAL: Frequent contact with Senior Vice President, President, Assistant to the President, Teaching & Event Services staff and others. Poynter places an emphasis on collaboration with colleagues. There is occasional contact with members of the Board of Trustees. EXTERNAL: Regular contact with journalists and members of the public around the country and overseas. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: College degree required. Must be able to organize teaching events, collaborate widely, speak publicly and teach. Ability to coach journalists of all levels. Other requirements include: At least 10 years in journalism, with at least three in a leadership positionA record of editorial accomplishment and innovation in a multimedia environmentDemonstrated proficiency with cutting-edge storytelling and newsgathering practicesAbility to travel frequently, including international travelPersuasive writing skillsStrong public speaking chops - or the potential to develop themExperience recruiting, hiring, developing and evaluating journalistsCommitment to diversityAbility to analyze media business modelsFamiliarity with a range of leadership stylesAn existing network of media contactsAbility to move to Tampa Bay PROBLEM SOLVING/DECISION MAKING: This job requires a high degree of creativity, problem-solving, planning and execution of projects and programs, as well as the ability to actually do the things the faculty member will be teaching others to do. He/she must be able to balance multiple projects, work independently and collaboratively. He/she will have wide latitude for making decisions about his/her own work. WORKING CONDITIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Position requires sitting or standing for extended periods while at the computer and answering and placing telephone calls. Requires moving throughout the building, outside business offices and public transportation (i.e. airports, taxi cabs) for teaching off-site. Routine interruptions and unforeseen assignments are to be expected. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Duties are performed in a non-smoking office environment. Domestic and international travel is required in order to fulfill position responsibilities (i.e. teach a custom program off-site, attend conferences, etc.). EOE No phone calls, please. Position is in St. Petersburg, FL. Annual Salary Range: $80k-$110k plus relocation benefit of up to $10k Send cover letter and resume via email to . Deadline to apply: December 7, 2018 Start date for this position is January 2019. Category: Education , Keywords: Journalism - Faculty Position

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