Adjunct Faculty: Communication/Journalism



Category: Adjunct Faculty Department: Humanities & Learning Communities Locations: Boston, MA Posted: Jun 10, 2020 Type: Adjunct Faculty Ref No.: ADJ COLLEGE GOALS: Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC is focused on data-driven student success. LIVING IN BOSTON: Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation. Job Description: Teach Journalism courses in the Communication Department, including: Intro to Today's Journalism (COM-241) This course combines reading and engaging journalism with practice writing news stories. It provides students with a foundation in the art of journalism with an emphasis on critical reading and writing. Students engage local, national, and global news. Topics covered include proofreading and drafting, audience trends, misinformation, data journalism, representation and human rights. Students collaborate and use social media platforms to tell the stories they witness in their daily lives and in their communities. Multimedia Journalism (COM-242) This is a journalism course where students focus on producing media for the school newspaper, including text, videos, photography, podcasts and social media posts. This is an emerging media course designed for students to get acquainted with doing the projects freelance and staffers regularly publish. Using legacy media and new media, students investigate news, plan out stories, and conduct interviews. Students consider fair representation, human rights and multiple points of view. Students develop portfolios of their work. Courses may be offered at any of the BHCC campuses, satellites and instructional centers, including the Charlestown and Chelsea campuses. Requirements: Master's degree in Journalism, Communication or closely related field required. Master's degree or doctorate in an interdisciplinary field with core coursework in Communication will be considered if graduate transcript(s) are submitted with application. Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population Teaching experience required; community college teaching experience preferred. Field experience in journalism preferred. Newspaper production experience preferred. Film production experience preferred. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES. Additional Information: Salary: $1,104.00 per credit hour Effective Date: open until filled Application Instructions: To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account: Resume Cover Letter A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents. If you need assistance applying through this website please contact our online Help Desk HEREPI120788281 Bunker Hill Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and others are strongly encouraged to apply.
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