Assistant Professor - Branding and Integrated Communications - Tenure Track.

City College of New York   New York, NY   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on July 10, 2024
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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Branding and Integrated Communications - Tenure Track
Job ID: 28551
Location: City College of New York
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Media and Communication Arts seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) to teach
at the MPS in Branding+ Integrated Communications (BIC) program as well as at the Advertising/Public
Relations concentration of the BA in Communications.

The successful candidate will be expected to be the Program Director of the BIC graduate program,
serving as lead faculty member and providing supervision for its multiple tracks.
In this capacity, they will develop course syllabi, coordinate courses in the overall curriculum, integrate
discipline content into foundation and capstone courses, identify and engage capstone clients, and be
able to teach graduate courses in their track of expertise. Administrative duties will include student
advising, recruitment and admissions; managing BIC faculty and staff; supervising program
communications; directing student portfolio development; as well as serving as the industry and BIC
Board of Directors liaison and fundraiser to the program.

They will conduct research/scholarship and/or create a professional portfolio, write and update
curriculum, provide academic advisement to students, network with industry professionals and other
academic programs, recruit adjuncts and serve on departmental, division, and college-wide
committees. Undergraduate teaching assignments will also correspond with candidate's main area of

Minimum Qualifications

A terminal degree related to the advertising/PR Communications marketing field, such as M.P .S. or
MBA, is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, to produce scholarship or creative
achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. In lieu of an
M.F.A./M.P .S., a bachelor's degree along with experience and achievements which are deemed
appropriate will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

10 years of professional agency, marketing, or related brand experience with a successful industry
track record in integrated communications including at least one, but ideally a few, of the following
disciplines: strategic planning, brand management, tactical executions, branding, media strategy, PR,
account management, creative development and execution, and content creation.
Presentation experience and a working knowledge of industry-specific digital/social advertising
applications/analytics/measurement are essential. Active membership in related industry associations
a plus. College teaching experience strongly recommended.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance,
pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide
mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to
ongoing faculty professional development.

Salary Range: $82,928 -$93,134


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin on 8/4/2024


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