Description: The Department of Marketing Communication in the School of Communication at Emerson College seeks an Executive-in-Residence to fill a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable contract position (term faculty). The appointment begins on August 23, 2018.
Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks:
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversityin people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the colleges intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.
The ideal candidate will have a career focus on translating marketing strategy into creative communication. Experience should include expertise in account planning, managing campaign development, directing creative execution, and supporting strong client/agency relationships. Ten or more years of professional managerial experience in directing and implementing fully integrated marketing communication programs is required. Qualified candidates will have an MBA or other relevant masters degree. Prior classroom teaching experience at the college level in the context of a diverse student community is required.We seek a colleague to contribute to a growing, vibrant department; an individual who thrives in an inclusive learning environment. Emerson College enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.
The successful applicant will join our faculty teaching rotation in the marketing communication undergraduate and graduate curricula. The normal teaching load is three four-credit courses during both the fall and spring semesters. The position anticipates service contributions to include student advising, participation in department committees and the life of the college generally.
The Marketing Communication Department serves nearly 1,000 undergraduate and graduate degree candidates and employs a faculty of approximately fifty. The department has been named #5 among undergraduate departments of marketing in the United States by U.S.A. Today. All programs are professionally oriented and grounded in the liberal arts.
Emerson College is dedicated exclusively to programs in communication and the arts, located in the center of Boston, and surrounded by major healthcare and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter indicating your professional orientation, educational philosophy and interest in Emerson College, along with a resume/CV and contact information for three references, who will not be contacted without the applicants written approval.
Review of applications will start on March 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the faculty search committee at William_anderson1@emerson.edu
Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.