Media Studies & Professional Communication Instructor - Red Deer | Red Deer College | | 16/05/16
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Media Studies & Professional Communication Instructor Contract

Location: Red Deer
Salary: commensurate with education and experience
Company Name: Red Deer College ()
Category: Communications, Media Planning / Buying, Social Media

The successful candidate will fulfill the following responsibilities:

Develop curriculum and teach courses within a Media Studies and Professional Communication Diploma program; course topics include photography, visual design, and social media
Teach cross-disciplinary diploma courses in writing, interpersonal communication, and public speaking, as well as university transfer courses in topics such as media studies, research methods, and rhetoric
Demonstrate commitment to professional development and scholarship

The Media Studies and Professional Communication Diploma, with its combination of academic study and practical application, gives students the critical thinking skills that equip them with transferable skills to create effective messages for employers, ranging from traditional written messages to social media posts.

RDC offers students a learner-centred environment that provides current, practical, and innovative learning experiences. The School of Arts and Sciences houses five departments: Academic Upgrading, Sciences, Engineering, Social Work, and Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty in each department define themselves by their excellence in and passion for teaching. The School builds itself around a vision of connecting innovation and tradition by fostering curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MA in Communication Studies or related discipline
  • Recent work experience in communication, public relations, or a related field

Red Deer, Alberta's third most populous city, is situated close to the Rocky Mountains, beautiful parks, and heritage sites. Recently ranked among the top thirty best medium sized cities in Canada, Red Deer has a strong economy as well as diversity in its cultural, heritage, arts, recreational, athletic, and community opportunities and events. The city has an atmosphere that is energetic, friendly, and community oriented.

For more information contact:

Dr. Tim Heath, Associate Dean
Phone: 403-343-4083

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