The Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Communication and Media Studies invites applications for the position Instructor of Sports Television Production.
If you have knowledge and experience in sports media production or multimedia journalism and would like to segue into college teaching, working with young enthusiastic minds eager to work in sports media we have a position for you.
The instructor will teach entry and intermediate level courses in sports communication, video production, and game day production for multiple sports that contribute programming to the university’s cable television channel as well as digital platforms.
The objective of the Television and Multimedia Journalism and Sports Communication concentrations is to provide students the opportunity to develop a professional reel to gain internships and employment in sports media.
Hands-on field experience, critiques of students’ work, class discussion, lectures, video presentations, and individual coaching are examples of in classroom expectations.
Previous live game productions, sportscasts and student play-by-play announcers have won multiple national awards from the College Sports Media Awards, College Broadcasters, Inc., Broadcast Education Association, and Suncoast Emmy regional awards (National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences). Game productions and live sportscasts will involve working selected week nights and certain weekend days or nights.
Contact Rick.Settoon@selu.edu for inquiries. Application available at https://ulsselu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SLU/job/Hammond-La/Instructor-of-Media-Studies_R-247
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s degree in Communication, an MFA, or a closely related field from an accredited university by hire date.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS Cover Letter Resume/Vita Copies of Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired) Names and contact information for 3 references Posting Close Date June 11, 2021
Should also submit a demo reel of both personal work and student work supervised in sports production and live game broadcasts. It is preferred that the candidate have a working knowledge of, proficiency and experience with, and the ability to both use and teach the use of switchers like the Tricaster, video replay units like the 3-Play, sports graphics packages like Xpression or AJT LiveBook, camera and wireless camera packages, audio mixer, and intercom equipment for game broadcasts. Also, the use of Adobe Premiere and Edius to teach basic field video production and editing.
Southeastern Louisiana University is Louisiana's third-largest public university, boasting nearly 15,000 students and more than 150 programs of study. With a small-town location, personal attention to students and a close-knit community of engaged learners, Southeastern feels like a small college. Southeastern is passionate about its students, providing them with a challenging college experience that empowers them with a lifelong education. The university's core mission is to lead the educational, economic, and cultural development of southeast Louisiana.
The Southeastern Channel is Southeastern Louisiana University's television channel. On-the-air 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Southeastern Channel broadcasts over Charter/Spectrum Cable Channel 199, reaching into 92,000 homes with a potential audience of over 240,000 viewers throughout the North Shore area (north of Lake Pontchartrain). This area includes Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Livingston, and St. Helena Parishes. The channel’s live webcast can be viewed at thesoutheasternchannel.com along with Roku and AppleTV.
The Southeastern Channel is part of the university's Department of Communication and Media Studies, of...fering real-world, hands-on training in a TV/Multimedia Journalism concentration and a brand new Sports Communication concentration, which features courses in the production of live game broadcasts of all sports for ESPN+ and a live, weekly sportscast, "The Big Game." These productions have won national awards from prestigious organizations and have been honored by the Emmys. Students receive training from Emmy winners and former network professionals for top-rate preparation for the job market.