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Instructor of Mass Communication

Instructor of Mass Communication

Instructor of Mass Communication

Department of Mass Communication
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Instructor of Mass Communication in the Department of Mass Communication. The Department of Mass Communication offers a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with possible concentration in Journalism, New Media, Public Relations, and Sales Communication. This is a full-time, 9–month, unclassified, non-tenure-track position. The appointment begins in January 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Instructor of Mass Communication is responsible for functions related to teaching web design and coding, writing for the media, video production, social media, and other classes taught within the Department of Mass Communication. The Instructor of Mass Communication is also expected to contribute to the department and the university. This instructor is expected to teach 15 hours each semester. The Instructor of Mass Communication will work closely with the other faculty members of the Department of Mass Communication and students majoring in Mass Communication.


  • Masters degree in Mass Communication or related field
  • Experience with writing for the media
  • After employment, submit proof of your legal right to work in the United States

  • PhD in Mass Communication or related field
  • Experience teaching in higher education
  • Knowledge of web design, html and CSS, and social media
  • Knowledge of video production
  • Experience with Adobe software: DreamWeaver, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
  • Ability to teach in multiple concentrations in Mass Communication major




Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants should submit: Letter of Application, Resume, Portfolio, References (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts for the application process. Please submit the required documents to:

Dr. Tracy Standley, Assistant Department Head & Chair
McNeese State University
Box 90335 Lake Charles, LA 70609
Chair: (337) 475-5951
Dept: (337) 475-5290
Fax: (337) 475-5291
TDD: (337) 562-4227

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.