Spelman College Assistant Professor Art-Tenure Track

Position Information

Job Title 

Assistant Professor, Art, Tenure-Track

About the College

Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Position Summary

The Department of Art & Visual Culture at Spelman College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Art. The ideal candidate will have experience with traditional and contemporary art making practices that embrace three-dimensional art, technology, collaboration, and interdisciplinarity. Applicants are expected to be well-versed in teaching critical theories and methodologies in art making such as critical race theory, gender and sexuality theory, post-colonial theory, or de-colonial strategies.

The appointment requires a 3/3 teaching load, including introductory and advanced level courses for materials and concepts, installation art, and overseeing senior thesis projects and the annual exhibition.
Additional responsibilities include maintaining a well-articulated research and exhibition agenda, service to the department, which would include mentoring students, service the Division of the Arts and the College. The application deadline is midnight February 22, 2019. The Department of Art & Visual Culture offers majors and minors in art, art history, documentary filmmaking and photography, as well as a minor in curatorial studies. It encourages creative work that engages a variety of aesthetic and intellectual fields and social contexts, which expand the breadth of conventional art practices. Students explore materials and concepts while considering their roles as artists within broader social and political contexts.

The Department of Art & Visual Culture is part of ARTS@Spelman, which also includes the departments of Theater & Performance, Dance Performance & Choreography, Music, the Digital Moving Image Salon, the Museum of Fine Art and the Spelman College Innovation Lab. The College is planning a new innovation and arts building, which will be an interdisciplinary environment that supports and advances experimentation, collaboration, active play, research and the imaginative use of digital technologies.

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2019 NALIP Media Summit Coordinator

The NALIP Media Summit Coordinator works closely with the NALIP’s executive director, programs manager, and board of directors to execute the largest media event for Latinos that aligns with NALIP’s mission and vision of promoting, advocating and creating opportunities for Latinos in entertainment. The coordinator will inspire the media summit team to produce the best content for the summit and the best of each other.

The NALIP Media Summit is a 4-day conference that brings together industry professionals and filmmakers to promote and advance Latinos in media, behind and in front of the camera. The Media Summit is NALIP’s staple event and remains the largest and most prestigious gathering of Latinx content creators in America. We celebrate the convergence of media and the inclusion of Latinxs as one within the general market.

Applicants are expected to be able to efficiently contribute to the team in a fast paced work environment while under pressure. Excellent communication and immense organizational skills are a must.

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2019 Latino Media Market Coordinator

Job Description:

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is currently seeking to fill the position of the Latino Media Market (LMM) Coordinator. The coordinator is responsible for implementing and coordinating every aspect of the Latino Media Market program, that takes place during the NALIP Media Summit.

The Latino Media Market is a 2-day event, during the NALIP Media Summit, where selected filmmakers participate in pitch meetings with industry executives, agents, distributors, funders, and mentors to advance their current project.

The LMM coordinator will design, plan and organize all of the market’s events, conduct outreach via email and in-person engagements, maintenance of webpage, including updates and timelines for the program. The coordinator conducts research of studios, networks, agencies, management companies, venture capitalists and regional filmmaker organizations and institutions that would be interested in Latino content in film, television, documentaries, and digital web series.

A successful candidate is knowledgeable in film and television development and acquisitions, self-motivated, communicates effectively, highly-organized, and be able to multitask. A cover letter is required from each applicant.

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2019 Latino Media Market Assistant Coordinator

Job Description:

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is currently seeking to fill the position of the Latino Media Market (LMM) Assistant Coordinator. The assistant coordinator will work closely with the Coordinator implementing and organizing every aspect of the Latino Media Market program, that takes place during the NALIP Media Summit.

The Latino Media Market is a 2-day event, during the NALIP Media Summit, where selected filmmakers participate in pitch meetings with industry executives, agents, distributors, funders, and mentors to advance their current project.

The assistant coordinator conducts research of studios, networks, agencies, management companies, venture capitalists and regional filmmaker organizations and institutions with particular emphasis on diversity, and uses research insights to support coordinator with the execution of event.

A successful candidate is knowledgeable in the media industry, self-motivated, desire to learn, communicates effectively, organized, and able to multitask.

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EMERSON COLLEGE - Assistant Professor or Artist-in-Residence in Multi-Camera Television Production

Emerson College’s Department of Visual & Media Arts seeks candidates to teach multi-camera television studio and field production. The positions are offered at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Artist-in-Residence (full-time, non-tenure-track). The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

The Department of Visual and Media Arts is a vibrant and engaged community of artists, scholars and professionals, with over 100 full- and part-time faculty members and 1700 majors. The department offers general education courses in art history, a BA degree that includes both media studies and media production, a BFA in media production, an MFA in writing for film and television, and an MFA in film and media art.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to cultural resources, arts institutions, and research centers. Emerson College enrolls over 4,446 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 52 countries and all 50 states.

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Coordinator, Physical Production LATAM - NETFLIX

We are seeking a Physical Production Coordinator to support the SpLatAm Physical Production team based out of Los Angeles, CA. This position would organize vital production information and workflows with an increasing slate of International Original Shows from pre-production through archive & wrap using internal tools, as well as working closely with both freelance crews and our cross-functional teams within Netflix, focusing on our Spanish-language series.

The Opportunity
Fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows, Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 130 million members in over 190 countries. With this international expansion and a growing slate of International Original productions, it's a great time to join Netflix.

The Role
A successful candidate will be passionate, self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary and prioritize, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, and able to exercise good judgment and communication. The role will be focused on supporting shows that are produced (primarily) throughout Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina with local talent and producers.

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Assistant Professor of Digital Cinematography - CAL STATE LA

Position:

Department of Television, Film and Media Studies - Assistant Professor of Digital Cinematography

Starting Date:

August, 2019

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned MFA in cinematography, production or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution is required at the time of application.
2) Evidence of professional credits as cinematographer in film or television.
3) Documented experience in digital cinematography and the corresponding tools, including, but not limited to, familiarity with RED, Canon, Sony, Blackmagic and Panasonic products.

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Technology Investing Operations Fellowship - Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Overview: LOFT is seeking a highly motivated, creative, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial Fellow with an interest in technology investing and growing companies. The Fellow will be under the guidance of Emanuel Pleitez and Alberto Avalos in Los Angeles, while occasionally interfacing with CEOs of Latino-led technology companies and Latino venture capitalists. Focusing on operations, the Fellow will support Latino-led portfolio companies of Emanuel Pleitez. The overall responsibilities include providing structure, process, and administration for improved portfolio company execution. In addition, the Fellow will also support the creation of a new technology-focused private equity fund. The Fellow will gain valuable skills in growing small technology-enabled companies and receive exposure to the investing and fund creation process.

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The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts (CFA) and the School of Theatre, Film & Television (TFTV)

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts (CFA) and the School of Theatre, Film & Television (TFTV) seek an innovative,
visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit for the role of Director in the School of Theatre, Film & Television. The Director
reports to the Dean of the CFA and will work collaboratively with college leadership as well as other school directors to ensure
that TFTV meets college and university strategic goals in support of diversity and inclusion, along with Arizona Board of Regents
performance metrics.

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Winter 2018 - 2019 Communications and Publicity Internship

Job Summary

NALIP Communications & Publicity Intern

NALIP’s Communications department is looking for a dedicated intern that will help in building and maintaining its robust communication platform through a variety of content and media platforms related to NALIP’s mission, programs and events. In addition to these communication assignments, the intern will be introduced to the major topics and issues related to arts advocacy, nonprofit management, community organizing, and communication best practices.

This is an unpaid internship, college credit is available. Must be available at least 3 days a week and a minimum of 4 hours a day.

 

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