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Potter College of Arts & Letters

School of Journalism & Broadcasting


Manager, Imagewest 

Job Description:

The position requires planning, developing, organizing and managing all operational and marketing activities in support of Imagewest's mission and goals. The Agency Manager works with the Imagewest team of student interns and its advisory board to identify, pursue and secure new client opportunities.  She/he cultivates and maintains excellent relationships with former, current and prospective clients to ensure client satisfaction.

The position requires the recruitment, supervision, and appraisal of student team members and the ability to work with the team to develop an innovative and entrepreneurial culture within the agency. The position requires financial and project management of the agency, more specifically the creation of an annual budget, tracking of revenue and expense performance reports.

This is a great opportunity for an innovative, entrepreneurial, and high-energy person who is interested in leading a highly successful enterprise.

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  • Minimum of four-year degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, Journalism or other related field
  • Minimum of three years of professional-level agency, or a related field, work experience






Assistant Professor, UX/IXD Design/Advertising


Job Description:

The nationally recognized School of Journalism & Broadcasting at Western Kentucky University seeks a talented and cutting-edge designer who can teach advanced interactive design concepts and skills across platforms. The position is as a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Ideal candidates must demonstrate excellent user-interaction design abilities by applying strategic thinking to their designs and by understanding the importance of user feedback. Applicants should also be able to teach a course in basic Public Relations and/or Advertising. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include research/creative work, student advising, and service to the School and University. Employment begins in August 2016.

The School's reputation for excellence and tradition of success continue to attract outstanding faculty and top students from across the nation, but we're also relentlessly working to stay at the forefront through innovative approaches to education and community engagement. We seek a passionate individual who will be excited to work with our faculty and students in helping the School to fulfill its mission of preparing students for careers in a changing media environment.


A Master's degree appropriate to the appointment and a minimum of 4 years professional media experience or a terminal degree (could be nearing completion) appropriate to the appointment plus 3 years of professional media experience. The ideal candidate should have a record of exceptional teaching and service in a professional and/or university setting and be able to demonstrate excellent user interaction design skills. More specifically, candidates should possess proficiency in writing HTML/CSS, a working knowledge of JavaScript, PHP, Swift, and C++ as well as proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite, knowledge of web, mobile application and tablet development.








Visiting Professional-In-Residence

Job Description:

The School of Journalism & Broadcasting invites applications for a temporary full-time Visiting Professional-in-Residence for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The position begins August 15, 2016.  The successful candidate will have extensive professional industry experience including writing and producing in multiple media applications.

Position requires teaching various introductory and intermediate courses in digital storytelling with strong knowledge of Photoshop and Premiere as well as some knowledge of InDesign and WordPress. The position requires student mentoring and service to the university, college, and school.  Teaching load will be a 4/3 or 3/4.

Join a team committed to the only state-designated program of distinction in journalism, with a tradition of Hearst, AP and SPJ award-winning student news programs.


  • Terminal degree in relevant field plus 3 years of appropriate professional experience or a Master's degree with 5 years of appropriate professional experience required.
  • Teaching excellence and a high level of student engagement are critically important. 





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