Faculty Director - Design Management and Communications

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 14, 2017
Closes
Jul 19, 2017
Hours
Full Time

The new Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Design Management and Communications (DMC) program at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies (scs.georgetown.edu) seeks a full-time Faculty Director.  The Faculty Director serves as the senior administrative and academic leader of the program. Duties include (but are not limited): curriculum development and assessment; recruitment, training and assessment of adjunct faculty; and ensuring that program objectives align with industry standards. The Faculty Director will work collaboratively with the Senior Associate Dean and other faculty directors in the Division of Professional Communications, as well as administrative and faculty colleagues across the School of Continuing Studies.


In addition, the Faculty Director is also responsible for teaching courses (6 credits) each fall/spring and one course (3 credits) each summer.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in a related field; an earned doctoral degree is strongly preferred.  In addition, candidates should have five or more years of relevant industry and/or teaching experience in design management/visual communications. 

This is a non-tenure track, full-time, benefits-eligible, renewable, twelve-month faculty appointment. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following application materials as attachments in a single email with the Subject Line "Faculty Director: DMC" to scsdpc@georgetown.edu:

  • A cover letter summarizing qualifications; 
  • Unofficial transcript from final degree-granting institution; 
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of syllabi for two courses;
  • Teaching evaluations (recommended); and
  • Contact information for five professional references.

Georgetown University’s MPS-DMC program will provide students with the creative skills and tools to effectively communicate with and manage design teams. Students will engage with a faculty of experienced practitioners to develop the advanced management and leadership skills they need for a successful and impactful career in design management and communications.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.