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Position Summary:

The School of Media & Journalism at Arkansas State University invites candidates to submit online applications for the position of Instructor in Creative Media Production with an emphasis in Sports Media. This is a non-tenure-track faculty position whose primary role is instructional and service oriented. The faculty member will work closely with students to produce creative media content, especially in the area of Sports Media

Sports Media is an exciting and highly valued program in Creative Media Production. Students have the opportunity to produce and announce A-State sporting events for ESPN3 and ESPN+ as well as develop their own productions for high school and club sports. Graduates of the program are valued because of their experience and ability to showcase their talents. The Sports Media faculty position is responsible for the quality and quantity of those experiences

Application materials will be reviewed by a faculty committee from the Creative Media Production faculty

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins

Duties & Responsibilities:

    Instructors have a teaching load of 5 courses, fifteen hours per semester
    Teach a full course load within the Corporate Media Production and Sports Media emphases using traditional brick and mortar teaching and online teaching. Course reassignment of 3 hours per semester may be granted to supervise and assist extracurricular student sports productions
    Faculty member will help prepare students for sports related jobs such as university athletics
    Hold office hours, design and supervise discussion sections, laboratories, assignments and projects, and exams as appropriate to the course
    Participate in school service to include committee assignments, and other service-oriented projects
    Adhere to departmental, college and university policies
    Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, skills, and abilities required or applicable to the position responsibilities and area of specialization including special abilities

Preferred Qualifications
1. Experience producing sports broadcasts at the collegiate level or above.
2. Prior experience teaching online media production courses at the college or university level.

General Days/Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Minimum Qualifications:

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
1. An earned Master’s Degree in Mass Communication or related field
2. Experience in a sports media production environment, including video and audio production, sports broadcasting and motion graphic content
3. Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud suite to include Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects
4. Experience in teaching media production courses at the college or university level, or comparable professional experience
5. Must submit a portfolio demonstrating a diverse body of work across multiple platforms
6. Proficiency in English