Cinema | General Adjunct Pool | Spring 2021

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 01, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Cinema | General Adjunct Pool | Spring 2021 Department Cinema Arts Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate. Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week 4 Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts) Cinema Program is establishing a pool of applicants for possible adjunct teaching positions. This pool of applicants could be drawn upon to provide temporary staffing when needed; to provide special teaching expertise when needed; and/or to meet special programmatic needs not otherwise provided for within the program. The applicant pool will remain active until the listed closing date of the job posting.
Given these criteria, this pool will only be assessed when an adjunct opportunity arises. Possible adjunct opportunities could include teaching a course(s) in any of the areas of study offered by the Cinema program. If an adjunct opportunity arises, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Adjunct faculty are expected to be positive thought leaders in their respective area of filmmaking. They must demonstrate a desire to work collaboratively with a diverse student population and contribute to an inclusive team environment.

Required Qualifications

-The selected applicant with have demonstrated on-set and filmmaking experience on both large scale film sets and smaller projects in a professional setting, and beyond entry level.

-Terminal degree ( MFA ) in a related field, or BFA with additional training and/or professional experience that equates and/or parallels the artistic development expected in a terminal degree holder.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

-Strong network of colleagues to draw upon should students seek information outside my specialty

-Prior teaching experience

-Experience establishing a professional practice as a filmmaker

-Strong knowledge of demo reels, fellowship and grants, unions, and other opportunities.

-Experience hiring entry-level film workers

-Strong mentorship skills for small projects

-Experience fundraising for projects

-Comfortable working online

Job Open Date 10/01/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Cinema Staff at 804-828-7919 with any questions. Email

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2

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