Instructor Reporting and Writing III: The Modern Media World University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05993
After nearly a century in operation, UCLA Extension ranks as the largest and most respected continuing education provider in the state of California. UCLA Extension serves an important outreach vehicle for its home campus, UCLA, and supports the dynamic and continually changing regional workforce in the Los Angeles area as well as the needs of international organizations and communities. Our mission is to provide knowledge and connections for people to achieve their personal and professional goals.
This course culminates the learnings of Reporting I and II into a comprehensive look at what it means to work in media today and the possibilities and realities of the industry. Discussion includes the real-world aspects of planning, pitching, and executing stories and content on a variety of platforms. Students come away with a realistic and advanced view of how to succeed in modern journalism. Lessons also cover the specialized fields of journalism and media, so students can begin to target in a more definitive way where they want to focus. This signature learning experience in the UCLA Extension Journalism Certificate helps students take that final step towards a media career and feel confident in their area of specialization. This is the course most graduates of traditional journalism programs wish they had taken.
Develop or update course syllabus to meet campus approval requirements, in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director and Program Manager.
Prepare course materials and learning assessments appropriate to the subject matter.
Deliver instruction as assigned.
Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform as appropriate.
Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after course end date.
Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
Communicate with Program Director, Program Representatives and Online Course Managers in a timely manner.
Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner.
Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies responsive to Extension's diverse student population.
Respond to student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director and Program Manager as needed.
Allow students to review their final exams/papers for up to 13 months following the last class session.
A minimum of 7-10 years of experience as news reporter with proven track record of successful writing and reporting news at a digital pace for global audiences on multiple platforms
Advanced degree in Journalism or related discipline preferred
Experience college level preferred
Experience teaching adult learners preferred
Commitment to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and information
Highly effective interpersonal skills
Active affiliation and participation in relevant professional associations such as Society of Professional Journalists strongly preferred.
Proficiency in (or willingness to learn) the use of instructional technology and online teaching tools
Highly effective interpersonal skills.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.