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FT Faculty: Video/Film Production

Position Deleted on 1/07/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Raleigh, NC
Faculty - Communications - Film and Video
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Mass Communication


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To be considered for faculty employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

SUBMIT ALL the following documents IN ONE PACKAGE directly to the Human Resources Department, by ONLY ONE of the following methods: mailed hard copy (recommended for the best presentation of your credentials), email to , or by fax to (919) 546-8484.
  • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see web link below)
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • An unofficial transcript
  • An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • Three current letters of reference.
  • Any additional documents required by a specific job posting.
A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form cannot be accepted.

Following the Human Resources office's receipt of a candidate's fully completed application package for a current job opening, then an applicant can be considered for employment, with their application information submitted to the recruiting manager/selection committee for review.

Any potential hire is contingent upon the FINALIST candidate's ordering OFFICIAL transcripts of the HIGHEST GRADUATE-LEVEL DEGREE(S) awarded to be sent DIRECTLY FROM the awarding institution(s) DIRECTLY TO the Shaw University Human Resources Department at 118 E. South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered as official - they must be received directly from the awarding institution(s).

Candidates are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.

  • Master's degree with demonstrated experience in Final Cut Pro, ProTools, iDVD, iMovie, Adobe, and Live Type software
  • Established commitment to providing excellence in education, including the ability to present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to increase motivation, to develop a positive self-image, and to clarify their values.
  • Computer skill proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population and adapt to change.
  • Commitment to research and professional development.
  • An earned terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.)
  • Demonstrated success teaching at college level.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach all levels of undergraduate courses including introductory and intermediate video and film production, broadcast and digital technologies.
  • Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.
  • Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity.
  • Teach four undergraduate courses each semester in Video Production and Editing, Broadcast and Television Production, and other courses within the candidate's area of expertise.
  • Serve as senior portfolio adviser.
  • Utilize a variety of teaching strategies, including instructional technology when appropriate.
  • Present teaching materials in an understandable manner and develop related testing measurements that accurately reflect the stated course objectives.
  • Hold classes as scheduled.
  • Evening and weekend availability for video lab hours.
  • Maintain a posted scheduled of office hours (minimum 10 hours per week), including morning and afternoon hours.
  • Advise students in appropriate course scheduling; assist advisees in defining and developing realistic goals in keeping with their abilities and interests.
  • Actively participate in student recruitment to increase enrollment in the respective academic area.
  • Participating in freshmen students' orientation.
  • Assist in planning, development and improvement of curricular offerings.
  • Advise students toward effective learning, appropriate course-taking, professional writing, and the expected conduct in class, on campus, and elsewhere.
  • Evaluate the records of transferring students.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student records pertaining to attendance, assignments and grades.
  • Assist in the job placement of graduates.
  • Maintain effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within the assigned Department and throughout the campus.
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and professional development, including the initiation or collaboration with other faculty in the submission of grant proposals, attendance/participation in workshops/conferences, membership/holding office in professional organizations, writing and/or research for publication, consulting and/or editing.
  • Active service to the University, such as participation in committees, a faculty organization, and service to a student organization.
  • Active service to the community, such as participation in the programs of local service organizations and involvement in public affairs through work with local, state or federal governments, to ensure the University's connection to the community is maintained.
  • Attend official University functions.
Abide by and ensure compliance with all departmental and University policies and procedures.


COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid holidays
From time to time, benefits may be added or deleted from the Shaw University benefits package.

  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen.
The preceding job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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