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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS VIDEO PRODUCTION Department Media Arts, Sciences & Studies School/Parent Organization School of Communications Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Semester Anticipated start date 08/16/2019 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Tenure Eligible, Notice (TE) Position/Job Summary
Ithaca College's Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies (located in Ithaca, NY) is accepting applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2019. This position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to teach and produce scholarly and/or creative work in one of the strongest undergraduate communication programs in the country.

This position uniquely serves in two exciting programs, TV-R and sports media. Ithaca's TV-R program is routinely nationally recognized for its quality of academic rigor and professional development of young industry practitioners. The faculty has a vast array of experience and diverse areas of professional and academic expertise. Additionally, the sports media program was one of the first established sports media majors in the country and has produced alumni that now work in wide variety of different areas within the sport industry. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to impact the continued success and growth of these two popular majors.

The ideal candidate will be an effective and engaging teacher, have a demonstrated record of professional accomplishment, and bring additional visibility to the program, both within the college and nationally. This person will mentor a culturally diverse student population and promote key values of inclusion within our program. Our professors serve as academic advisors to students and on department, school, and college committees. There is an expectation of peer-reviewed professional activity in the form of juried creative work or scholarly publication.
Position/Job Qualifications
Successful college teaching experience is required, and a commitment to a liberal arts education within a professional program is expected. Teaching responsibilities will likely include a mix of classes in video and sports production including field production (beginning to advanced) multi-camera studio production (beginning to advanced) and additional courses for which the candidate is qualified. We provide an environment where pedagogical and
curricular innovation is highly valued.

Master's degree and extensive professional experience required. Industry experience in sports production is highly desirable.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter, and a list with the names of three references. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications
will begin November 15, 2018.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description
The Park School enrolls about 1,700 students across 10 undergraduate and 2 graduate degree programs, and the curriculum is supported by active and award-winning co-curricular student groups such as ICTV, WICB-FM, VIC radio, and the Ithacan. We are regularly listed as both a top "film school" and a top "journalism school" and have professional-level studios, labs, and a remote production truck.
College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes Is this position covered by the SEIU? Vacancy ID F2098

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      Posted: 10/12/2018
      Application Due: 11/15/2018
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