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Eastern Michigan University Full-Time Lecturer (Journalism/Eastern Echo adviser) in Ypsilanti, Michigan

uGeneral Summary:/uThe School of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts is accepting applications for a full-time lecturer position.brbrThe ideal candidate will teach two to three journalism courses a semester, including the introductory theory course and the basic reporting and writing course. In addition, this candidate oversees the operation of the Eastern Echo, a 140-year-old, independent, and award-winning newspaper produced by EMU students. Under the advisory of the student media board and the College of Arts of Science, the candidate is responsible for advising the editorial and business operations of the paper to ensure content quality and financial sustainability.uPrinciple Duties and Responsibilities:/uThe duties include but are not limited to:ul liOversee operations such as working within an annual budget for payroll and other expenses. liFacilitate the hiring of editors, writers, and other leaders of the paper. liDevelop and deliver training opportunities and organize orientations, workshops, and seminars every semester to improve students professionalism and writing. liProvide timely advice and resources to facilitate news coverage. liProvide timely feedback on students reporting and writing. liFacilitate internal and external communication between the Echo and various partners on and off campus (e.g., advertising clients, technical support of the website, administrations ad engine operator) to ensure smooth operation. liWork with journalism program faculty to oversee and facilitate internship programs at the Echo. liDevelop CTAA credit opportunities for students engaged in writing/editing for the Eastern Echo. liRecognize students excellence such as awarding scholarships, participating in the Michigan Press Association college newspapers annual contests, and helping students attend the MPA annual conference. liFacilitate the liaison between the Echo and its alumni group on social media and through other activities. liActively identify and expand advertising opportunities. Build an advertising team, recruit sales managers and representatives, and facilitate the training and operation of the staff. liAttend meetings with various departments and personnel regarding the Echo. liOther Echo-related activities that are not listed above./uluQualifications:/uThe ideal candidate has a masters degree in a related field, such as journalism, digital media, and media studies OR has a significant amount of professional experience (5+years) through working in a newsroom as a reporter or editor.brbrTeaching experience at the college level or equivalent is preferred.br

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