Columbia Journalism School

Job Opportunities

Columbia University is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a community diverse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and more.

 

Professor of Journalism – Radio/Audio Journalism

The School invites applications for a professor of Journalism (rank and track to be determined) specializing in broadcast radio journalism as well as online audio production.

As a full-time member of our faculty, the incumbent will teach at least one course each semester, often but not exclusively focusing in radio/audio journalism, and both basic and advanced journalist methods. The incumbent should expect to advise master's projects and/or theses, teach core classes in Reporting methods, and contribute to the continued development of the Journalism School, its curriculum, and its student body.

We seek a leading journalist with a record of accomplishment and stature in the public radio system and/or commercial news radio. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in news program production and/or supervision, and should have the ability to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students.

Letters of interest and curricula vitae can be submitted for consideration by clicking HERE.

 

Professor of Journalism – Video/Broadcast Journalism

The School invites applications for a professor of Journalism (rank and track to be determined) specializing in the area of video and broadcast journalism.

As a full-time member of our faculty, the incumbent will teach at least one course each semester, often but not exclusively focusing in video and broadcast journalism, and both basic and advanced journalist methods. The incumbent should expect to advise master's projects and/or theses, teach core classes in Reporting methods, and contribute to the continued development of the Journalism School, its curriculum, and its student body.

Candidates should be pioneers able to teach graduate students at a major research university with professional experience in both traditional and multimedia journalism techniques, and an up-to-date understanding of best practices, digital workflow and modern tools. Strong candidates may also have working knowledge of and experience with audio/video production and broadcast, as well as the ability to work with and attract dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students.

Letters of interest and curricula vitae can be submitted for consideration by clicking HERE.

 

Investigative Editor

Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism is currently seeking an Investigative Editor responsible for launching and overseeing an ambitious research project to be carried out by a team of graduates of the Journalism School, with support from several school faculty members.

The project concerns environmental issues and resource corporations. The work is global in scope. The reporting envisaged by the project will be difficult, and the project's final scope is uncertain. The project requires an editor with substantial field and leadership experience. The successful candidate will have completed to high standard more than one challenging, long-term, high-impact investigative project. The successful candidate will also have a record of collaboration and successful management of reporters who are in the early stages of their careers.

A bachelor's degree is required, as well as a minimum of 5 years of related experience. An advanced degree is desirable. Other preferred qualifications include some knowledge of environmental issues and reporting; experience in data mining and presentation; ability in multimedia, including video and graphics; and an understanding of successful publishing through digital and social media channels.

For a more detailed description, and/or to apply for this position, please visit the Columbia University Jobs site »

Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a community perse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and more.

 

Senior Major Gifts Officer

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism is currently seeking a Senior Major Gifts Officer who will manage a portfolio of alumni and non-alumni prospects & donors. The incumbent will also be responsible for managing some advisory board relationships; more broadly, the incumbent will help to support the major priorities of the new Dean, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll, through his/her work.

This officer will work with an array of foundations, corporations, and inpidual donors to ensure the endowment of gifts to the School. The ideal candidate for this position will be a self-starter and highly-organized, a strong writer, and an experienced fundraiser. This position will provide the incumbent with an opportunity to move into a role encompassing board management and development, the development of institutional fundraising strategy, and management experience.

A bachelor's degree is required (with an advanced degree preferred), as well as a minimum of 5 years of related experience in a philanthropic environment with demonstrated success. Management experience is preferred.

For a more detailed description, and/or to apply for this position please visit the Columbia University jobs page.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a community perse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and more.

 

Project Editor, Education Reporting

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism is currently seeking a Project Editor who will be responsible for launching and overseeing an ambitious multimedia reporting project to be carried out by a team of graduates of the Journalism School, with support from several school faculty members.

The project concerns the next generation of teachers in America and the policy debates that buffet them. The work is national in scope. The project requires an editor with substantial journalistic field and leadership experience, as well as substantial knowledge of academic research about teaching and inequality in the American education system. The successful candidate will have completed to high standard more than one challenging reporting project. The incumbent will also have a record of collaboration and successful management, demonstrating the potential to work well with reporters who are in the early stages of their careers.

A bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a minimum of 5 years of related experience. An advanced degree is desirable. Other preferred qualifications include an eagerness to pursue long-term project work about serious issues in depth and the ability to overcome barriers and objections to difficult or controversial work.

For a more detailed description, and/or to apply for this position, please visit the Columbia University jobs page.

Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to creating and supporting a community perse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and more.

 

Program Manager, Continuing Education and Professional Programs

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism is currently seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for all planning and operations for Continuing Education and Professional Programs. Reporting to the Director of Professional Programs, the incumbent will work extensively with all levels of the University, including the Office of the President; the Journalism School’s Budget, Planning, and Finance department and the University’s Central Finance Office; the University’s Sponsored Projects Administration; and other members of the Journalism School’s faculty and administration. This position will work to ensure that programs and courses are coordinated & financed and participants & presenters are engaged and notified about their responsibilities. Additionally, the incumbent will ensure that financial arrangements are made with respect to university policies and publicity & outreach involving the pision's web offerings are maintained. This position will work closely with the executive directors of Continuing Education and Professional Programs and key finance staff to implement specific programs and policies. The incumbent is required to work evenings and weekends when courses and/or conferences are scheduled. 

A bachelor's degree or its equivalent is required, as well as a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience (including grants management experience). Experience in events management related to education settings, workshops, and financial administration of said programs is preferred. The ideal candidate will also possess a working knowledge of current Columbia University financial policies, procedures and systems.

For a more detailed description, and/or to apply for this position please visit the Columbia University jobs page.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a community perse in every way: race, ethnicity, geography, religion, academic and extracurricular interest, family circumstance, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and more.

 

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