Academic Professional Director of Digital ACT Studio

University of North Carolina at Greensboro in North Carolina

Date Posted May 15, 2017
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a non-tenure track Academic Professional position as the Director of the Digital ACT Studio to begin August 1, 2017. This position is a full-time, 10-month administrative appointment. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal. The Director will be responsible for all activities of the Digital Studio for both students and faculty. In addition to programming, the position includes supervision of a staff of approximately 7-8 undergraduates and graduate assistants. The Director will train undergraduate staff by teaching English 391, Studies in Digital Studio Theory and Practice.

Established with five-year Title III grant, the Digital ACT (Action, Consultation, and Training) Studio (https://digitalactstudio.uncg.edu/) opened in 2012-13 on the lower level of Jackson Library. With the Writing and Speaking Centers, the Digital Studio provides the array of student support for developing communication skills that comprise the University's Multiliteracy Centers (https://multiliteracycenters.uncg.edu/). Open during the week (M-F) throughout the academic year, the Studio offers face-to-face, online, and workshop services to enhance the digital rhetorical skill of students and faculty by advising them on the effective use of digital media such as slide presentations, video projects, podcasts, digital photography, and websites in written and oral presentations.

UNCG is a minority serving institution: approximately 27% of our undergraduates are African- Americans and 7%, Hispanic or Latino-Americans; 44% of undergraduates receive Pell grants. The Department of Education and other organizations have recognized UNCG's graduation rate for low-income students as among the best in the nation. We are especially proud of the success of our diverse student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity (http://web.uncg.edu/hrs/).

To apply visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu, click on “Faculty,” and indicate position #14334.

More information may be obtained from Denise Baker at dnbaker@uncg.edu

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