Professor (Open Rank)--Communication: Director, Digital Media Production and Development

Employer
Anderson University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Anderson University and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time (9 months) tenure-track professorship in Communication beginning in August 2021. A terminal degree in the discipline and experience teaching at the undergraduate level is required. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled. Faculty rank will be determined at the time of appointment based upon degree, experience, and record of scholarship.

This position offers opportunities for innovation and leadership in the Department of Communication and beyond. We are looking for creative candidates who can help grow and diversify digital production, expand programs in production, and spearhead marketing initiatives for the program, the College, and the University as a whole. The Communication major is one of AU’s fastest growing, most dynamic majors, especially in digital media. Candidates should have experience in program development and leadership initiatives, and in various forms of digital media and studio production. Experience using Adobe Creative Cloud software and in teaching lighting, sound design, motion graphics, and production courses is crucial. While the position involves teaching studio and documentary video production, managing production in Chiquola Studio, guiding undergraduate research projects, and advising majors, it also involves collaboration with marketing and an ability to leverage existing resources to help expand and create new undergraduate and graduate curricula that supports our mission.

The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to be receive of Apple's Distinguished School recognition three times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was recently ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.

Review of completed applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to the name and address listed below:

Jennifer Campbell, Administrative Assistant
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard, #1123
Anderson, SC 29621

Applications by email may be sent to cas@andersonuniversity.edu.  Electronic submissions are preferred.

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, ldking@andersonuniversity.edu. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at ocr@ed.gov.

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