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Siena College Assistant Professor of Communications in Loudonville, New York

Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Faculty Positions Posted On: Tue Feb 14 2023 Job Description:

Siena College is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communications beginning in Fall of 2023 to teach sports journalism in its Communications program. The Communications Major is an interdisciplinary curriculum providing theory and practice in the study of media and communications for students seeking a B.A. in one of four tracks: Journalism, Sports Communications, Political Communication, and Marketing Communications & Digital Marketing. The Sports Communications track provides theory and practice in sports journalism, and provides students with the opportunity to participate in the programming and production of the Athletic Department's ESPN3 content. This position, a joint appointment between the Communications Program and the English Department, will teach courses in the sports communications track: Sports Writing & Reporting, Sports Field Production I and Sports Field Production II, and support the Communications core when possible as well as offer one Writing 100 per academic year through the English Department. Candidates also will be expected to assist with student advising and recruitment, and perform other service to the College. For more information about the Communications Major at Siena College, visit our website:


Annual Salary for the Assistant Professor Rank: $75,890.00 *

Annual Salary for the Instructor Rank: $57,790.00 *

*The hiring salary above represents the College's good faith estimate at the time of posting in compliance with the Albany County Salary Transparency Law.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a Master's, Ph.D. preferred, in Communications or related field, prior college level teaching experience, demonstrate scholarly achievement, and exhibit a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Prior experience producing professional sports broadcasts is essential.

A background screening will be required.

Additional Information:

Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.

If a foreign national applicant is selected for a qualifying position, the College will sponsor and prepare petitions with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Bureau of the Department of Homeland Security ("USCIS") to obtain H-1B status in the United States, which will allow them to work at the College for a specified period of time. Only specialty occupations will qualify for H-1B status under applicable federal law.