The Manship School of Mass Communication and the Office of Student Media at Louisiana State University invite applications for a professional-in-residence to join our faculty and advise the production of editorial content for The Daily Reveille newspaper and other student media products. Because this entails advising students who produce content for year-round publications, this is a 12-month position.
The Office of Student Media provides news, information and entertainment that engages LSU students, faculty, staff, alumni and others interested in the LSU community and provides student employees with practical experience managing and producing content for media platforms. We are committed to the highest standards of student journalism.
This position combines advising student journalists in the Office of Student Media with classroom teaching at the Manship School of Mass Communication. The content adviser must guide students in the production of high-quality, ambitious content (reporting, writing, editing, design, photography, video and interactive storytelling) as well as audience engagement via social media and audience analytics. The adviser will be responsible for assessing the performance of these student journalists by providing regular critiques of their work. The content adviser will teach journalism courses in the Manship School in the areas of the adviser’s particular expertise, including the school’s experiential journalism curriculum. We are especially interested in applicants who can teach data journalism, data visualization and/or computer-assisted reporting.
The content adviser must be passionate about preserving the role of journalism in democracy and providing the next generation of journalists with the knowledge and skills to practice successfully in an environment of rapidly changing technology. The position requires someone who has a deep understanding of digital media and understands its role in building and satisfying a university-based audience. 90%
Other duties assigned by the director of Student Media and dean. 10%
Louisiana State University is the state’s flagship institution with Doctoral/Research-Extensive University status located in the state capital. Louisiana State University is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Master’s degree in Mass Communication or related field; three years of related professional experience in journalism.
Master’s degree in Mass Communication or a related field; five years of experience in content management.
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.
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About Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University was founded by the Louisiana General Assembly in 1853. It was founded under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and was located near Pineville, Louisiana. The first session began January 2, 1860. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, and is one of only 30 such universities in the nation. LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University includes 9 senior colleges and 4 schools, in addition to specialized centers, divisions, institutes, and offices. Enrollment is more than 28,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. LSU has more than 1,100 full-time faculty members and a staff of more than 3,500. LSU Libraries contain more than 3.2 million volumes. The School of the Coast and Environment (formerly CCEER) was designated as the first Coastal Marine Institute by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior. LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions from plantation homes along the Miss...issippi River to food and music from New Orleans to Cajun country. As an institution, LSU is the flagship university in Louisiana and leads the nation in knowledge and research of coastal environments.