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Professor & Dean

Company: University of Maryland
Location: College Park
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Number: 106082
Title: Professor & Dean
Functional Title: Professor & Dean
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: JOUR-Philip Merrill College of Journalism
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Background Checks
Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.

Vaccine Protocol
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University requires that students, faculty, and staff on the UMD campus be vaccinated against COVID -19. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD , you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Dean reports to the Senior Vice President and Provost, and is the chief academic and executive officer of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A advanced degree or a minimum of 10 years of professional journalism experience.
  • Demonstrated record of professional accomplishments and leadership.
  • A national reputation as an expert practitioner or scholar within the field.
  • A proven track record in diversity efforts and experience with alumni or donor relations.
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    Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
    Physical Demands
    Busy office environment. Must attend meetings on and off campus.

    Posting Date: 12/16/2022
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled Yes
    Best Consideration Date 01/27/2023
    Diversity Statement:
    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Keywords: University of Maryland, Washington DC , Professor & Dean, Education / Teaching , College Park, DC

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