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Lecturer in Creative Media and Entertainment, College of Communication Indianapolis

Butler University

Butler University Indianapolis IN United States

2 weeks ago

The Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism and Creative Media in
the College of Communication at Butler University invites
applications for a nine-month lecturer in the Creative Media and...
Entertainment (CME) major with an expected start date of August
2023. The successful candidate will teach classes in production and
post-production techniques in television, film, and video from an
inclusive pedagogical perspective, as well as oversee the
student-facing production organization, IndyBlue Video.

Minimum Qualifications
• An advanced degree (MA, MS) in Communication, Media Production,
or a related field
• Production experience directly related to Creative Media and
• Potential for juried artistic exhibition related to media
• Excellent written communication skills
• Expressed desire to work with students, faculty, and staff from
socially and culturally diverse backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal
candidate will bring many of the following:
• Terminal degree in communication, media or related field (MFA,
• Successful experience in the following:
• working collaboratively with others (e.g., committee service,
being part of a production team, co-teaching)
• working independently (e.g., supervising a production, course
• Experience producing, directing, or working on/with any of the
• documentary films
• narrative/feature films
• commercial video projects
• live production
• news programming
• Demonstrated successful experience teaching undergraduate film
and/or media production courses
• Creating effective media content
• Articulated interest or experience creating projects compatible
with social justice lines of inquiry in teaching and
• Professional experience as a filmmaker or in media
• Experience connecting and collaborating with media industry
professionals on the local, regional, and/or national levels
• Experience managing people on projects
• Promoting, hosting and/or managing film festivals
• Record of participation in juried creative works
• Effective interpersonal communication skills
• Effective oral communication skills
• Effective classroom management skills

About the University and the College of Communication: Founded by
Ovid Butler in 1855 on the principles of diversity, equity and
inclusion, Butler University is a comprehensive,
liberal-arts-based, private university located in the vibrant and
culturally diverse city of Indianapolis and is committed to
undergraduate teaching excellence. With a mission to boldly
innovate and broadly educate, Butler University has been recognized
by US News & World Report as the #1 Regional University in the
Midwest, #1 Most Innovative School for the seventh consecutive
year, and the #1 Best College for Veterans. The university enrolls
approximately 5,000 students across its six colleges, including the
College of Communication.

The College of Communication enrolls approximately 550 students
across its 8 majors and online graduate program in Strategic
Communication. CCOM is a dynamic and forward-thinking college that
seeks to create an inclusive learning environment with a
student-focused approach. Lecturers in the College have a typical
teaching load of four courses per semester with an expectation for
creative/professional activities, however this position will have a
teaching load of 3/3 along with responsibility for managing
IndyBlue Video. Butler offers generous financial support for
creative works, innovations in curricular development, and travel
to present for domestic and international conferences. Additional
information about the University and the College can be found at . There are also
opportunities and support for engaging in work that contributes to
university-wide initiatives in diversity and social justice, the
Indianapolis Community Requirement, and Global Historical


To apply, candidates must submit:
• A letter of application outlining qualifications, a teaching
philosophy, and experience with/commitment to teaching a diverse
student body
• Curriculum vitae
• Contact information for three references, at least two of whom
who can speak to your ability or promise as an instructor
• A creative agenda for writing and producing for television,
film, and video

Materials should be submitted to Gary Edgerton, CME Search
Committee Chair, College of Communication, Butler University, 4600
Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46208 or via e-mail to [email protected] . Review of
applications will begin March 1, 2023 and continue until the
position is filled. Consideration will be given only to complete
Indianapolis IN USA

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