Department / Faculty: Communication Studies
Course Name: Media Relations
Course Code: PBRL*4015*18
Academic Term: Summer Session I
Class Timetable: M 04:30-07:30PM
Course Unit Value: 0.5 unit
Start Date: 4/29/2013
End Date: 6/21/2013
Qualifications: A masterís degree in public relations or related discipline and five yearsí professional experience in public relations including significant experience in strategic media relations at a managerial level. Preference will be given to applicants with graduate level course work in the pedagogy of public relations education and successful experience in university-level teaching as well as teaching using online technologies.
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking, distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student appeals, and other duties appropriate to the appointment. All distance (DLCE) courses require completion of current technology orientation from DLCE.
Additional Duties:
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
The following is the current stipend schedule contained in the Collective Agreement, including 4.9% vacation pay. Stipends listed correspond to a full unit (1.0) course. Contract stipends will be prorated according to the course unit value.
  September 1
Stipend step 2009 2010 2011
1 $8,592 $8,764 $8,939
2 (Currently has precedence and has taught the equivalent of 4 full unit courses over 2 academic years) $9,801 $9,997 $10,197
3 (Currently has precedence and has taught the equivalent of more than 10 full unit courses) $10,522 $10,732 $10,947
This position is subject to budgetary approval and is dependent on adequate enrolment in the course. The precise course section number posted here may be subject to adjustment.
How to apply: Send your letter of application accompanied by current curriculum vitae (CV) and the names of three references to the contact name and address provided below.

Prof. Patricia Parsons, Dept. of Communication Studies
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6.
Patricia.Parsons@msvu.ca
DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please merge all application components into one (1) PDF document and send via email to the address indicated in the posting. Your PDF document name should include: Applicant name, month and year, e.g., SMITH.JANE.FEB.2013.PDF
Application deadline: 2/22/2013
Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. Qualified applicants with precedence under the Collective Agreement with CUPE 3912 will be considered first for appointment.