Professional-in-Residence (Public Relations)

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Professional-in-Residence (Public Relations)


Position Type:




LSUAM Manship School of Mass Communication (Joshua Grimm (00001922))


Work Location:

LSU - Baton Rouge


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Job Description:


Professional-in-Residence (Public Relations)

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University invites applications for a nine-month non-tenure track position in Mass Communication as a Professional-in-Residence to begin in fall 2023.

We seek a distinguished media practitioner to teach courses in the Manship School undergraduate core curriculum and/or courses in public relations, strategic communication and courses related to their areas of expertise.

A candidate hired as a professional-in-residence, would also supervise undergraduate research and creative work. They will also develop a portfolio of service activities, including support for the Manship School’s efforts to promote more diverse and inclusive media professions.

• Teach four public relations courses per semester. 100%

Qualifications-Professional-in-Residence applicants: Master’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or related discipline and eight years of related experience.

The Manship School serves a diverse student body with wide-ranging academic and professional interests and, as such, welcomes applications from individuals with varied academic and non-academic professional backgrounds. The school is committed to fostering a culturally diverse educational environment.  More information about the school is available at:

Additional Position Information: This position provides the opportunity to develop new courses while engaging in an active research environment. The School is enhanced by support from its Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs. In addition, the School fosters a lively and productive research environment through many funded professorships available on a competitive basis. The School also offers unparalleled research facilities, such as the Public Policy Research Lab, Media Effects Lab and Social Media Analysis & Creation Lab.

LSU is a flagship institution with a Doctoral/Research-Extensive University status located in the state capital.  Louisiana State University is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please provide your cover letter, resume, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and email address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Position open until filled.


Posting Date:

September 8, 2022


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!


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LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (


HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed