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The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION & MEDIA STUDIES

Position: The Department of Communication & Media Studies in the School of Communication at Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a twelve-month, one-year renewable position at the rank of Instructor with responsibilities as Publication Specialist beginning July 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Qualifications.  The successful candidate will hold an MA/MS in Communication (or closely related field. Experience in supervision of publications and with electronic platforms is required. Strong organizational skills as well as experience in supervising and managing students in the publication process are preferred. University teaching experience is also preferred.


Responsibilities. Major responsibilities include management of all student publications (The Tech Talk, Lagniappe, and SPEAK magazine). This includes recruiting students to serve in publications, managing overall budgets and payroll for student workers, negotiating and submitting paperwork for approval of a variety of publication contracts and payments, supervising advertising in publications, adhering to publication timelines, and spearheading the move to electronic platforms for publications. Additionally, teaching one to two courses in communication and/or journalism per quarter is expected. There are also opportunities to chaperone student travel for publication competitions.


The University: Louisiana Tech University is a Tier One, selective-admission institution offering a broad range of fully accredited undergraduate degrees in a variety of majors and doctoral programs in areas of specific expertise. Through the Department of Communication and Media Studies, Louisiana Tech University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with concentrations in Communication Studies and Journalism. The campus is located in Ruston, in north central Louisiana, 70 miles east of Shreveport and 30 miles west of Monroe on Interstate 20. The geographic location of Ruston makes it an important trade and medical center for an area of over 100,000 people.


Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application addressing the candidate’s qualifications, current curriculum vitae, all transcripts (unofficial for application purposes) and a reference list comprised of three individuals to the Search Committee Chair at the address below. Please provide email and phone contact for references, or ask references to send letters via email to Search Committee Chair.


Dr. Amy Carwile
School of Communication
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3165
Ruston, LA 71272-0001
acarwile@latech.edu
318-257-4428

Louisiana Tech University, a member of the University of Louisiana System, is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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