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4 Aug 2017

Full-Time Lecturer – TV/Multimedia Manager

SUNY College at Old Westbury – Posted by SACJobs Old Westbury, New York, United States

Job Description

The State University of New York at Old Westbury invites applications for a full-time position in television/multimedia at the rank of Lecturer effective January 2018.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • managing the multimedia production facility;
    teaching TV/media courses;
    supervising student interns and student staff;
    facilitating the production, distribution, and promotion of student media;
    providing the technical, pedagogical and managerial support needed to develop campus TV/multimedia resources;
    working with faculty on strategic planning for facility upgrades and initiatives;
    grant writing;
    facilitating co-curricular student activities;
    participating in department meetings and committees, student media, student advisement, and college service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an MFA or MA degree in media or equivalent degree in a related field.
    Professional experience in TV/video or multimedia production or journalism.
    Experience teaching media production.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience managing a media production facility.
    Experience utilizing new media platforms, social media, or citizen media for community engagement or social justice.
    Experience teaching or mentoring an ethnically diverse, working student body at the college level.
    A minimum of three (3) years professional experience in TV/video or multimedia production or journalism.
    Previous supervisory and project management experience.


  • Start Date: 1/2/2018 – Approximate
  • Education: Master’s Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 1 – 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

How to Apply

Application Instructions: A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of teaching evaluations, statement of current and future production interests, media portfolio (instructions below), and contact information (names, email address and telephone numbers) for three (3) references should be submitted online at: Only applications submitted online will be considered. CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: October 29, 2017 VISA sponsorship is not available for this position. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply. Portfolio Instructions:  Please submit a work sample or portfolio demonstrating your video, TV and/or new media production.  Links to online samples preferred.  DVD, or other physical portfolio materials acceptable but will not be returned.  Include instructions for an initial five-minute portfolio review.  Mailing Address: SUNY Old Westbury, Office of Human Resources, Attention:  L. Colella, P.O. Box 210, Old Westbury, New York 11568-0210. Additional Information: The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at Position Type:  Faculty Official Budget Title:  Lecturer (10 months) Campus Title:  Lecturer - TV/Multimedia Manager Department:  American Studies FTE:  Full-time Negotiating Unit:  UUP Salary Grade:  NSA0 FLSA Status:  Exempt About SUNY Old Westbury: SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

Job Types: Full-Time.


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