The Program Coordinator in the Department of Communication Arts in the School of the Arts at Indiana University Northwest is a full-time, tenure-track, 10-month position with summer assignments and associated stipend possible. The Program Coordinator will be an experienced teacher who is committed to the success of a diverse body of students, and will have an active record of scholarship. This position requires a participation in a wide range of departmental service activities and a commitment to shared governance. Core responsibilities include shared management of the activities in the Department of Communication Arts in alignment with the vision of the Dean of the School of the Arts, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in face-to-face and online modalities in the Department of Communication Arts, and service activities.
The Program Coordinator will teach two courses each semester and be released from an assignment of a third course each semester in order to provide: management of program activities and curricular development, budget management, program assessment and evaluation, scheduling, advising, mentoring students and Communication-related student organizations, and other duties as assigned by the Dean. The Program Coordinator will engage in active research and publication, and provide service to the department, the campus, the discipline, and the community.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of approximately 4,000 degree-seeking students and 1,500 dual-credit students. The campus offers Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in a variety of undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, the School of the Arts and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest-Gary, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. IU Northwest emphasizes high-quality teaching, faculty and student research and engagement on campus and in the community. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement. Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.
PhD, MFA, or equivalent terminal degree in related area: specialty within a Communication sub-discipline is open
Demonstrated ability to conduct research and/or creative activity
Demonstrated history of community engagement
Teaching experience at the university level
Commitment to diversity
Experience with online college level teaching
Membership and engagement in academic and professional associations related to the discipline
Record of a wide range of service activities
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Gianluca Dimuzio, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, Indiana University Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: NW-11-1819
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7433
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.