Internal Job Number: P01295UF
Orange Media Network is seeking an Associate Director of Journalism. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
Student Media informs, persuades, guides, educates and entertains while serving the OSU community and the greater Corvallis area. In the process students receive a comprehensive understanding of the media and the skills needed to create it.
The Associate Director of Journalism provides guidance, training, advice and feedback across all media platforms for student-led programs at Oregon State University’s student media department, Orange Media Network. The Associate Director of Journalism reports to the Director of Orange Media Network and works closely with the Student Media Leadership Team.
The Associate Director works with the Student Media Leadership Team and students in recruiting, training and coaching student staff and supports students and professional staff in the development of integrated,
multimedia journalism in order to facilitate the production of high-quality journalism. The Associate Director provides in-person and written critiques of student-produced, journalistic content immediately following publication or broadcast.
Positions in this job profile perform supervisory and managerial work within a subset of Student Affairs. Duties performed include developing, implementing, and evaluating short and long-range goals and objectives. Employees develop, implement and enforce plans, policies, procedures, systems, programs and performance standards. They participate in strategic planning efforts as part of the management team. They are responsible for managing staff, equipment and facilities. They determine resource needs and priorities and make recommendations to executive management. They determine training needs and make appropriate arrangements for provision of training.
1.Develops and executes a comprehensive plan for establishment of multiple student focused programs within the Orange Media Network organization by directing goal-setting and program development; researching best practices; assessing campus needs and reviewing outcomes
2.Supervision including planning, assigning and approving work; rewards/discipline; responding to grievances; hiring/firing (or effectively recommend); preparing and signing performance evaluations/reviews of employees including classified and/or professional faculty
3.Provides direction, development and training to student staff and practicum and intern students to ensure a high level of efficiency, outcome and accountability in the programs and services provided.
4.Creates and facilitates programming curriculum for students to ensure that student programmers avail themselves of the learning that is innate in their out-of-classroom engagements
5.Creates and supports community-focused initiatives that support overall strategic initiatives of Student Affairs and Orange Media Network,
6.Serves on the Orange Media Network Leadership Team assisting in creation of long-term strategies, goals, staffing plans, funding, and OMN organization.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff) / Guidelines (Faculty):
Typically requires Bachelor's Degree and professional experience in field related to assigned responsibilities.
Bachelor's or advanced degree in journalism or related field
5+ years of full-time, professional journalism experience with any combination of: newspaper, magazine, radio, online
Demonstrated experience and success growing social media and online engagement
Demonstrated experience creating interactive graphics
Proven ability to successfully manage competing priorities and multiple projects
Experience utilizing Google tools or similar to create interactive, engaging journalism content
Experience in producing and/or content editing in modern multimedia platforms
Experience teaching or advising college journalists
Demonstrated experience in coaching a team and successfully achieving individual/group performance
outcomes. Lead work should demonstrate ability to understand team dynamics, establish performance and
behavior expectations and provide support for individual and team developmental goals.
Ability to relate effectively to student journalists with a commitment to student content control.
Management and supervisory skills which includes the application of various coaching, management,
communication models to achieve successful team and individual outcomes.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
The employee in this position will often be required to lift or carry objects weighing up to 30 pounds, and
pushing or pulling carts weighing up to 30 pounds.
Work station is located in shared work area and may include regular distractions and interruptions.
Evening hours required.
Occasional weekend duties.
Salary (Minimum): $47,820
Salary (Maximum): $81,372
Additional Salary Information: $47,820 - $81,372