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Positions available working for the School of Communications:

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Students

 

Adjunct Faculty Positions

The School of Communications at Webster University seeks new adjunct instructors for our newest and fastest growing programs, including:

  • MA in New Media Production, emphasizing multimedia storytelling;

    Experts in video, audio, interactive media, game design, and website construction are encouraged to apply.
  • BA in Games and Game Design;

    Applicants should have knowledge of the technical use of game engines and understanding of game-play mechanics and documentation creation.

We also seek new instructors for media literacy, advertising & marketing campaigns, social media analytics, and international communications.

Openings are available for courses that begin in August for the 2015-2016 school year.

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the School, (2) a curriculum vitae or resume, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until program needs are met.  Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearch@webster.edu using the subject line "Adjunct Faculty.”

Please visit http://www.webster.edu/human-resources/job-opportunities.html for all School of Communications opportunities.

The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications.  We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities.  Fifteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level and master’s degrees in six diverse fields of communications.  We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, London, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

Adjunct Faculty Positions - Graduate Programs

Webster University’s School of Communications is recruiting new adjunct instructors for its new MA in New Media Production, which includes aspects of multimedia production and storytelling.  The School is also recruiting new adjunct instructors for a variety of needs in its five other degree programs.

For the new MA program, the School seeks experts in video, audio, interactive media, website construction, and social media to teach evening courses.  The School also has a need for new instructors with expertise in media literacy, advertising & marketing campaigns, social media analytics, and international communications. The School is looking to fill positions for courses that begin in August for the 2015-2016 school year.

For the new MA program, successful candidates will have:

  • A graduate-level degree in a field of media communications, ideally related to multimedia production.
  • Possess notable experience in multimedia storytelling, including website construction, video and audio production, or creating viral campaigns for social media.
  • Have experience in teaching, and/or a keen interest in the field of education for communication.
  • Be capable of managing the learning environment through accurate records, adhering to deadlines, submitted grades and constructive critiquing of student work.
  • Be willing to invest and contribute constructively to the continued advancement of the School of Communications.
  • Be passionate about advancing the knowledge of new technological innovations in a variety of new media fields.

For other adjunct positions, successful candidates will have:

  • A graduate-level degree in a field of media communications, ideally related to specific specialties, primarily international communications, marketing, advertising, or media literacy.
  • Possess notable experience in the fields of international communications, marketing, advertising, media literacy, or media analytics.
  • Have experience in teaching, and/or a keen interest in the field of education for communication.
  • Be capable of managing the learning environment through accurate records, adhering to deadlines, submitted grades and constructive critiquing of student work.
  • Be willing to invest and contribute constructively to the continued advancement of the School of Communications.
  • Be passionate about advancing the knowledge of new technological innovations in a variety of new media fields.

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and fit to the School, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references; additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until program needs are met.  Interested candidates may submit electronic applications to socfacsearch@webster.edu using the subject line "Adjunct Faculty.”


Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, and/or veteran status.

Graduate Assistant:  May Gallery, School of Communications

The May Gallery, a photography gallery in Webster University’s School of Communications, is seeking a highly motivated individual to expand our audience outreach, especially to regional high school photo and communications programs, and to assist in the regular responsibilities of running the gallery, as well as occasional similar service to the School of Communications.

The successful candidate will learn to identify high school and community college programs in the greater St. Louis region, establish contacts with appropriate teachers and administrators at those schools, and help organize school photo program (or other appropriate program) visits to the gallery. Visits will include gallery visits with appropriate content about current shows, tours of the School of Communications facilities, information on all majors in the School, and Admissions information.

In addition, the person will work with the gallery director on routine projects such as organizing portfolios submitted to the gallery and corresponding with photographers, and helping to install exhibits. While most hours will be flexible, the successful candidate will be able to work approximately one Saturday afternoon a month on exhibit installations.  Dates will be provided at the time of employment.

Requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, demonstrated ability to work independently, strong organizational skills. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Adobe Dreamweaver and HTML is a plus.

Term of appointment
One (1) academic year
August 2015 – May 2016 (renewable for 2nd year)
 
Course Work
Must be accepted to a graduate program at Webster University
Must enroll in 9 credit hours of graduate courses per semester
Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
 
Hours of Work
Not to exceed 20 hours per week; reports to the Director of the May Gallery
 
Payment
$12,000 per academic year payable in equal installments on a bi-weekly basis*

Scholarship
Equivalent to 50% of graduate tuition at on-ground rate*

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to Bill Barrett at barrettb@webster.edu
Subject line: May Gallery, Graduate Assistantship

Position open until filled.

* Pro-rated based on start date

Webster University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, and/or veteran status.



For the latest information about other employment opportunities at Webster University, including graduate assistantships in other areas of the University, please check with Human Resources.