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Part-Time Faculty-ST: Directing News with Automation

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073639
Job Title Part-Time Faculty-ST: Directing News with Automation
Location Television, Radio and Film Department
Pay Range $1300 per credit hour minimum
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours

Class meets Monday/Wednesday 2:15-3:35 with additional class time on Mondays from 3:45-5:05 during the Spring 2018 semester.

Job Type Part-time
Rank PTI/Adjunct
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code UA
Job Description

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse University is looking for an individual (s) to teach TRF 300/600 ST: Directing News with Automation on Mondays 2:15-5:05 and Wednesdays 2:15-3:35pm in the Spring 2018 semester (3 credits).

Description: This is a three- credit course covering the introduction the Avid digital editing platform.

News programs have advanced significantly over the last few years utilizing technology that automates the production process. This course is designed to explore and practice the current state of the art in directing a news program utilizing the Ross Overdrive Automation System. This course will be taught in three modules:
1. Control Room Basics
2. Directing w/ Overdrive
3. Practicum
Students will practice and apply the technical skills necessary to direct a newscast using a complete automation system. Students will discuss news production language and aesthetics. Students will demonstrate the use of newsroom automation tools and software through actual directing of newscasts and written examinations.

After taking this course, the students will be able to code an ENPS rundown to direct an automated newscast utilizing Ross Overdrive software. Students will practice and demonstrate:
• Video Switching
• Audio Mixing
• Graphics
• Video Playback
• Robotic Camera Control
ENPS
• Intercom / IFB

Qualifications

Qualified instructors will have a substantial background in News Directing, and the advanced use of Ross switchers and Overdrive software. Bachelor’s degree required.

Job Specific Qualifications

none

Responsibilities

It is understood that teaching assignments may include the following:
Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.

Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.

Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.

Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.

Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.

Meeting all designated class periods.

Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.

Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.

Building a positive rapport with students and other faculty.

Physical Requirements

Ability to instruct the class in the assigned classroom on the days it is designated to meet.

Ability to hold office hours on campus.

Ability to grade all assignments and examinations.

Tools/Equipment

Ability to operate standard classroom instructional technology, which may include computer, projector, document camera, etc.

Application Instructions

For full consideration please submit a resume/CV.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university of extraordinary academics, distinctive offerings and an undeniable spirit. With a gorgeous campus in the heart of New York State, a global footprint and a history that dates to 1870, we embrace diverse backgrounds and viewpoints.

Our student population includes nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students, representing all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. Our proud commitment to veterans and their families is unrivaled in higher education. Home to 11 schools and colleges, Syracuse University blends the foundational power of the liberal arts with the intense focus of professional programs. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Sport and Human Dynamics, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.

A medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of the state, Syracuse, N.Y., is approximately a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto and Montreal. With a metropolitan population of 700,000, Syracuse is a center for cultural, recreational and artistic events, including the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse Stage, Symphoria, Destiny Mall, multiple sporting events, and festivals including Jazz Fest and Winterfest. The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy having the Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario, and the Thousands Islands Region within easy driving distance of the Syracuse campus.

EEOC

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Job Posting Date 12/01/2017
Application Deadline 12/13/2017
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference List

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed by Syracuse University?
    • Yes
    • No