Assistant Professor of Mass Communications
Albany State University

Albany, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Mass Communications
Location: Albany State Rec. Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 254891
About Us

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.


Our West Campus is located at 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707. Our East Campus is located at 504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705. The Human Resources office for both campuses is located on the West Campus in Building K, Suite 111.

Job Summary The Department of Social Sciences at Albany State University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mass Communications. This position will start in August 2023. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and advisement, service to the university, and scholarship. Responsibilities include teaching both introductory and advanced level courses, in face-to-face and online environments. Tenure-track faculty will teach 30 credit hours on an annual ten-month contract with benefits, and will conduct academic research, perform other duties such as committee work and student advisement.Responsibilities
    Faculty will perform responsibilities as outlined in the faculty job description and in accordance with Albany State University and the University System of Georgia requirements. Provide course instruction that aligns with Albany State's mission and strategic goals. Design and deliver instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course outcomes, the development of activities that support lesson objectives, and for online courses, deliver the instruction as approved within each course shell. Use technology in and beyond the classroom to support students' learning and success. Engage in student mentoring; guiding students through academic program, as well as providing instrumental assistance with post graduate endeavors. Facilitate growth within the academic unit Actively participate in student and program recruitment Actively participate in service to the department, academic program, college and university. Engage in scholarship and research, as customary for the program. Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications A doctorate degree is required. The ideal candidate is someone who can teach across a broad spectrum of mass communication areas, including media research and theories, media writings, public relations, emerging media, Web and graphics, etc.A minimum of two years teaching experience is required, but consideration will be given to exceptional candidates with fewer years experience.Preferred Qualifications A concentration in Media Arts and expertise in digital/electronic media is especially desired. The ideal candidate is also able to teach in the area of audio/video/film production, radio and television programming and management, etc.Proposed Salary

Salary range is from $45,000 to $55,000

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Office of Human Recourses at (229) 500-2026, or by email at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources at (229) 500-2026. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at 229-500-3442.

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