The Digital Media Communications Department invites applications for a full-time faculty role in the area of Digital Media- Video Production to commence Fall 2022. General responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, live and studio production, recruitment, interaction and advising students, alumni engagement, management of digital media equipment and facilities operations, partner relationships, development, and other projects. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, including education and experience.
Earned Ph.D. or master’s degree in Communications, Digital Media Communications, Media Studies, or a related field is preferred. Significant digital media/ video production industry experience is required. Higher education teaching experience, as well as practical experience in high level production environments is preferred. Applicants should possess knowledge of new media theory, digital storytelling, and modern digital video production techniques and practices. Applicants should possess experience with modern video production technologies including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suite, DaVinci Resolve, streaming technologies and systems, cameras, lighting, etc. Additional areas of expertise are including drone, VR, Mobile App Development, AI, etc. will be considered. Must be supportive of the ethos and doctrine of the Assemblies of God.
The Digital Media Communications Department enrolls approximately 80 undergraduate students offering programs in: Digital Media Studies, Digital Media- Video Production, Digital Media- Graphic Design & Photography, and Digital Media- Recording Arts. The department houses a 15-station video production classroom, 15 station audio production classroom, Broadcast Studio, 2 Audio Recording Studios, 2 Video Studios, Photography Studio as well as 48ft Mobile Media Command Center. Additionally, the department supports an equipment access point for students known as the Digital Media Center.
The department supports a student Media Production Team (MPT) that provides a variety of production services for church, non-profit, and corporate events.
The University of Valley Forge is part of an international network of Assembles of God colleges and universities. As an educational resource center, the University prepares Pentecostal leaders according to Luke 2:52 – intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially. Membership in an Assemblies of God church is preferred.
To be considered for this position, please complete the application at the link provided below and attach your CV and/or résumé: