Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$50 per contract hour
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
Responsibilities include teaching required multimedia journalism
courses, performing service duties, advancing non-scholarly
research and maintaining professional productivity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirement
- Teaching up to three (3) courses in online or multimedia
journalism and/or broadcast journalism
- Curriculum development emphasizing cross-discipline integration
of new media technologies and multi-platform journalism.
- Student advising
- Outcome assessments
- Service to the program, department, college, university and
- Promotion of the program for recruitment.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- Applicants should have at a minimum a master’s degree coupled
with significant professional experience.
- Extensive experience in news writing, copy editing with
blogging and social media is essential.
- Knowledge of and proficiency of professional, remote video
production techniques is preferred.
- The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable in the integration
of theory and practice in journalism education.
Temporary employment may be ended
at anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit:
This position is not in the
collective bargaining unit.
Due to the temporary nature of this
appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived:
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities,
matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information,
disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which
is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.
Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Applicants claiming veteran’s
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please