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Director Needed for Center for Sustainable Journalism

I am pleased to announce that a job posting has been listed for the Director of our Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University. Please spread the word.

You can learn more about the Center here.

The job description is:

Kennesaw State University invites applications for the position of Director of its new Center for Sustainable Journalism. The Center is funded in part by a pledge from The Harnisch Foundation of $1.5 million spread over a five-year period to advance research aimed at discovering innovative ways to produce financially sustainable, high quality and ethically sound journalism. The Director’s tasks will include, but not be limited to, overseeing the daily operation of the Center, helping in the development of innovative ways to produce sustainable journalism and producing conferences, workshops and other activities aimed at fulfilling the Center’s mission.

The ideal candidate will have experience in both the editorial and management sides of journalism operations, have experience in running workshops and conferences, have experience in providing outreach to local communities and other stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds, be in the forefront of understanding the digital revolution, have a track record of positive results in fundraising, have experience in working in and with academic institutions, be well versed in budgetary matters, have entrepreneurial experience and have a well earned, highly regarded reputation within the field of journalism.

Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years comparable/related experience; management/supervisory skills are required. Salary commensurate with experience.

Qualified applicants should apply online here.

Kennesaw State University is located in the Atlanta Metro Region and with more than 21,000 students is the third largest university in the Georgia state system.

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