Assistant Professor or Instructor in Digital Marketing

Saint Michael's College
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Saint Michael’s College seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Instructor in Digital Marketing. Applicants should be digitally savvy teachers who demonstrate passion and effectiveness in undergraduate teaching. Assistant Professor candidates should be active in various forms of peer-reviewed scholarship or creative work. Candidates should also be interested in developing and taking a leadership role in growing a new major in Digital Marketing, a joint program between the Departments of Media Studies, Journalism and Digital Arts (MJD), and Business Administration and Accounting (DBAA). Core teaching responsibilities include courses in the areas of Digital Marketing, Digital Analytics, Digital Marketing/SEO/SEM Strategy, Social Media: Connectivity, Interactivity, and Creative Storytelling, and other courses in communication, business, media studies, journalism, or digital arts. Depending on academic discipline/area of expertise, the position will be housed in MJD or DBAA.


The teaching load is six courses per academic year. Candidates should be ready to contribute to our vibrant residential campus community. The college is committed to supporting diversity and inclusivity among students, faculty, and staff; therefore, all members of the community are expected to contribute to fostering an inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. Applicants with past experiences and contributions to creating such an environment will be given strong consideration.


Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life, and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness, and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the campus athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.


Required Qualifications:


  • Relevant Ph.D. or DBA in-hand by the start date, or ABD to be completed within 6 months of appointment is preferred. A Master’s degree with digital industry experience/consulting and certifications in the area of digital marketing analytics will be considered.


An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.


Application Instructions:


Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on the Apply Now button:


  • Cover letter with a short statement about your interest in teaching at a private liberal arts college
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Statement of research or creative work interest and experience
  • Statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion articulating how your teaching, research, or creative work, advising, or other activities can contribute to our goal of creating an inclusive and equitable learning environment for all students
  • Samples of teaching evaluations with student comments (if applicable)
  • Samples of peer-reviewed publications or juried creative work
  • Transcripts will be requested at the time of the initial interview
  • Contact information for three references. Letters may be requested at a later stage


The start date for this position is either January 2023 or August 2023.  Please express your availability in your cover letter. We are happy to work with the right candidate to fit their preferred start time.  For full consideration, please submit your application by October 31, 2022

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Saint Michael's College delivers a world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our close community allows students to form strong and enduring relationships with one another and with accomplished faculty and staff, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. A fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service, and wilderness experiences.

Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus and is ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont by Niche, a popular college ranking website. In 2022, Saint Michael’s was once again named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 388 Colleges, one of the Best Green Colleges, and one of the Best Northeastern Colleges. Situated next to Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, nearby Burlington, Vermont, consistently ranks as one of the best places in America to live. This includes America's 10 Great Places to Live (Kiplinger's), Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation (Outside Magazine), Top 10 Small Cities for State of Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways), Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Forbes), Top 5 Healthiest Places for Women in America (Self Magazine), Top 10 Greenest Cities in America, and Top Public Square in America (USA Today). It was also recently named a “climate haven” and ranked in the 10 Best Places in America to Live for Climate Resilience.

At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions, and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty, and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.

Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies, and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.

Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.

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