The College of Liberal Arts currently has 113 full-time and 152
part-time faculty in 8 academic departments. The College serves the
University's Core Curriculum programs and enrolls more than 2,850
undergraduate students and more than 300 graduate students in 34
undergraduate and 17 graduate majors. For further information see
our website at: http://www.uco.edu/la
Position Overview (UCO standard language):
Teaches, advises, and mentors students, evaluates student
performance, and maintains department and student records in
accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational
philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with
colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university
meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department,
college, and university committees as requested. Prepares
departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service,
and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure
and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The successful candidate will advise the student news broadcast,
that has been instrumental in training professional media students
for roles in the media industry for the past several decades.
Position responsibilities include mentoring students, facilitating
student professional development and networking through
professional association opportunities, and advising the student
news broadcast 4 afternoons/week during the fall and spring
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses
that address the theories and practices of researching stories,
news gathering, writing, reporting, and editing news for
video-based reporting. Faculty are expected to participate in
department, school, and professionally related service activities.
Candidates are expected to have a balanced commitment towards
teaching, research, and service.
The successful candidate will begin in January 2024.
A minimum of 3 years full-time professional broadcast news
experience required, as well as a master’s in mass communication or
related field required.
A terminal degree in Mass Communication or related field is
preferred. Preference given to candidates with the ability to teach
in the following areas: video news, news producing and broadcast
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may
be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.