Director of the Arts Journalism Program


The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position as Director of the Goldring Arts Journalism program. Now in its tenth year, the Goldring program, a leader in the field, has an established network of highly successful alumni working in the culture media and nonprofit industries, with last year’s class 100% employed. The program includes an innovative tailored curriculum of communications and arts courses, professional travel experiences, and internships in New York City and Upstate.

The successful candidate will direct this established master’s degree program, overseeing curriculum, admissions, budget, core faculty and coursework. Duties include teaching arts journalism courses as well as classes in a Newhouse department suitable to the candidate’s expertise, as well as academic and career advising. The director reports to the dean, works closely with the associate dean of graduate programs, and is assisted by the program’s full-time assistant director. Salaries and teaching loads are competitive; rank is open. Priority consideration October 1, 2014.

A master’s degree in communications or cultural discipline is preferred; professional experience in arts journalism, cultural criticism, editing or a related field, and significant publication is required. University-level teaching is highly desirable, as is some administrative or management experience. A strong professional engagement with the cultural media industry is required. When applying, candidates should submit the current curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a list of four professional references. To apply, visit: posting #071287

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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