[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Job posting: Assistant Director of Visual Communication (Rice University)

Jennifer Wilson jsw at rice.edu
Fri Jul 17 18:52:14 CEST 2020

The Center for Academic and Professional Communication at Rice 
University (Houston, TX) is hiring a specialist in visual 
communication.  The description and link to apply are below.  All 
inquiries should be directed to Kyung-Hee Bae, the director of the CAPC, 
at kbae at rice.edu.

*Assistant Director in Visual Communication *of the Center for Academic 
and Professional Communication at Rice University (Application deadline: 
July 27, 2020)

The Center for Academic and Professional Communication (CAPC) at Rice 
University invites applications for the position of the Assistant 
Director in Visual Communication of the CAPC. The Center for Academic 
and Professional Communication (CAPC) is a multimodal communication 
center that provides resources and support tailored for students and 
faculty across the campus.

Link to read the full job description and to apply online: 

Position summary:

The responsibilities of the assistant director of visual communication 
in the CAPC include developing workshops and other resources for faculty 
and students, consulting with faculty and students (especially those 
in STEM fields) on visual projects, organizing a biennial symposium on 
visual and multimodal communication, helping the CAPC and the Program in 
Writing and Communication with in-house visual projects, and helping to 
assess the CAPC’s visual communication efforts. The assistant director 
also may teach one credit-bearing course on visual and multimodal 
communication per year.

The application deadline is *July 27, 2020*.

Education required: Master’s degree
Education preferred: PhD degree

Experience preferred:
Related experience in the following areas:

  * Employment or attendance at a Tier 1 research university
  * Experience working with STEM researchers
  * Experience developing programs in visual and multimodal communication
  * Experience creating training/teaching materials for different
    academic audiences
  * Experience visualizing research and designing figures
  * Experience with event planning

Skills required:

  * Proficiency in the use of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator,
    InDesign, Photoshop)
  * Excellent written and communications skills and the ability to
    communicate clearly and concisely with diverse audiences
  * Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively
    with program staff, faculty and course teams and external contractors
  * Ability to work on multiple projects
  * Ideally, the candidate will have a working knowledge of Python or R.

Jennifer Shade Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, Program in Writing and Communication
Senior Lecturer
Rice University
200D Fondren Library

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