Assistant Professor of Media Production - Tenure
Thank you for your interest in employment at our university.
Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring
communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment
and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised
of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing
to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public
liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in
Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from
Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university,
we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the
current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia
In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage
applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial,
and gender diversity.
The Department of Communication at Georgia College is seeking a
tenure-track professor to teach courses in film, television, and
digital media production.
The deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard
Time on November 28, 2021. Applications must be completed in the
online Georgia College employment application website. Review of
applicants will begin December 3, 2021. The start date will be
August 1, 2022.
Instruct academic courses and support the department, college
and university goals by supporting the academic environment to
benefit the educational mission of the University.
The faculty employee is expected to contribute to the
departments educational mission. Successful candidates will be
expected to instruct our students in the respective disciplines at
the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The faculty employee is expected to have:
1. understanding of the principles associated with teaching and
2. strong communication skills and successful higher education
3. a developing research agenda.
Demonstrable ability to work collegiality and effectively with
individuals of diverse backgrounds. In keeping with the
University's mission we especially encourage applicants who will
further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender
Faculty - Teaching/Instructing -
The candidate will teach a variety of courses in film, television,
and digital media production, which may include but is not limited
to intro level video production, advanced film and television
production, writing for digital media, documentary, preproduction,
multi-cam studio production, capstone, and Video 360.Proficiency in
and ability to teach the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of production
software including Audition, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and other
production software as required.
Faculty employees also contribute to the Georgia College core
curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar
(GC2Y) courses. All Georgia College faculty share the
responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing
foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out
our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire
and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual
The candidate will also advise Bobcat Media Production, the
Broadcast Education Association (BEA) student media chapter.
- Instructional load teaching in the areas of expertise within
the academic discipline
- Regular course meetings and instruction
- Mentoring Students
- Knowledge and ability to convey current philosophies,
practices, and theories related to the academic discipline.
Faculty - Working with
The candidate will mentor students with
individual and class projects, prepare students for professional
careers in the field, and collaborate with other creative programs
Contributions to the continuing development of undergraduate
programming in the Department of Communication and significant
input regarding facilities and equipment planning and
decision-making are also expected.
Faculty - Service to Institution
- Service is an essential responsibility of all
faculty in the Department of Mass Communication. Service is
fulfilled through departmental, college, and university
Faculty contribute service to the institution. Examples include the
*Department, college, and university committee memberships and
*Programs directed and advised
*Participation in special programs or projects
*Other service in the institution
Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity
- The preferred candidate has a record of ongoing
creative works as a filmmaker with working knowledge and experience
in producing content to include commercials for clients, narrative
films, documentaries, television/studio productions,
informational/educational videos, and other content for a variety
of video-based media platforms such at YouTube, Facebook,
Instagram, and TikTok.
Required documents to attach:
must have a terminal degree in film, television, and/or digital
media production (either the MFA or doctorate) or a closely related
field by the date of appointment. Must meet SACSCOC accreditation
requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacsoc.org (faculty
Successful candidates will be able
to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse
backgrounds. In keeping with the university's mission, we
especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of
cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
Hiring preference will be given to
faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's
mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with
high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to
the advancement of knowledge through learning and
Prior teaching experience at the University level is preferred.
Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching
strategies is highly desirable.
We encourage applications from
candidates who will demonstrate and describe in their cover letter
their own commitment to EDIT Media's best practices for inclusive
teaching in media production.
- curriculum vitae
- cover letter
- list of three references and contact information
- samples of production work (YouTube, Vimeo or webpage would be
sufficient) - submitted as "Additional Documents" in the electronic
online application process.
- copies of transcripts (final copies will be required only for
the successful applicant).
Ability to manage multimedia
classroom implementing new technology and engaged learning
Ability to engage in professional development through attendance in
training on and off campus.
Ability to participate in service throughout the university.
Ability to engage in scholarship and creative activity related to
area of expertise and to incorporate current scholarship in the
field in classes taught.
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of
equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and
current employee and strives to create a campus environment which
understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No
person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or
participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be
subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity
conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to
recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to
race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as
required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI,
Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246,
and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.
GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution,
with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that
successful candidates share in this commitment. For more
information, please visit our web page at www.gcsu.edu.