Assistant Professor, Video Production

SUNY College At Plattsburgh

United States

October 31, 2021


ATR Details Search Number PJ # 6901

Title Assistant Professor, Video Production Category Academic Department Communication Studies About Our College:

Situated in one of the world's most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh's main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. SUNY Plattsburgh is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York's (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student- centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,500 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master's programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.

About The Position:

The School of Arts & Sciences provides excellence in learning opportunities for all students at SUNY Plattsburgh through a core liberal arts education. We develop students who can think critically, have mastered their discipline, can communicate effectively and are broadly educated. Our Communication Studies Department offers five majors balancing theory and practice. The teaching focus of this tenure-track position will be courses in basic to advanced video production and digital video editing. Digital film, documentary, or digital media production may also be included in the teaching load if the successful candidate is able. Duties include advising students, scholarship, and service to the department and university. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs and practices. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in TV-Video production or related field
  • Two years teaching experience in TV-Video production
  • Demonstrated proficiency in teaching courses in basic to advanced video production and digital video editing
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff and administrators
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in digital film, documentary, and/or digital media production
  • Record of scholarship and/or significant industry experience
  • About Our Community:

    The College's 256-acre campus sits on the edge of the city's downtown area. Plattsburgh is home to a variety of arts and cultural venues, including the nearly 100-year-old Strand Theatre. Our active waterfront location features a small town feel combined with the advantages and opportunities of a larger urban center. The Plattsburgh area offers excellent schools, a vast health network and elder care services, along with wide retail offerings. It is an emerging home to microbreweries, wineries, community supported agriculture and more. The campus is within easy traveling distance to Montreal, Quebec; Lake Placid, NY; and Burlington, VT.

    Salary $50,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes To receive full consideration, supply all requested documents by: 10/31/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please include a cover letter of interest, resume/CV, a one-page statement regarding equity and inclusion, and contact information for three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

    EEO Statement

    SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

    Pay Equity Statement

    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

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  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Contact Information for three references
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