Associate Chair of Film and Television

Savannah, Georgia
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Join SCAD as the associate chair of film and television and help students realize their artistic visions.

SCAD film and television students are immersed in a creative studio environment where cutting-edge technology and academic and professional instruction empower them to create award-winning media. SCAD student productions have been screened and won awards at premier film festivals including Sundance, Cannes, the Los Angeles Film Festival and SXSW.

⎯ Support the chair of film and television in day-to-day administrative tasks
⎯ Develop curriculum
⎯ Foster interdepartmental collaboration and continue to enhance the reputation of the SCAD film and television program in academic and professional circles
⎯ Teach classes annually, as assigned
⎯ In conjunction with the chair of film and television, evaluate professors within the program through class observations, a review of student evaluations, a review of service and professional development and a review of contributions to the department’s goals
⎯ Work with the chair of film and television and dean of entertainment arts to provide professional development opportunities for professors
⎯ Develop, in consultation with the dean, chair and department members, a strategic plan that is consistent with the School of Entertainment Arts’ goals and overall SCAD strategic plan
⎯ Support the creative vision of the dean and chair

⎯ Terminal degree or its equivalent in film and television or a related field 
⎯ Significant industry and teaching experience with extensive professional qualifications in specialized areas in film and television
⎯ Working knowledge of all aspects of filmmaking from preproduction to postproduction
⎯ Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies related to disciplines such as visual effects and postproduction manipulation of images
⎯ Problem-solving skills, team spirit and passion for filmmaking
⎯ Proven leadership skills
⎯ Ability to motivate students and faculty to think creatively and critically
⎯ Ability to work with students and faculty of diverse backgrounds
⎯ University-level administration experience preferred

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