Assistant Educator of Filmmaking

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Assistant Educator of Filmmaking, full-time, non-tenure eligible.  Teach courses associated with Filmmaking in the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Arts degree program; create effective learning activities, projects, and assignments; supervise student practicums.  Serve as filmmaking program director; develop and update curriculum relevant to current industry standards; help identify and recruit qualified adjunct instructors.  Engage in departmental, college, and university service associated with WSU faculty promotion policies.  Opportunities may include teaching in other areas of expertise (e.g., audio production, animation, etc.) depending upon department/program needs.

Required:  Bachelor’s degree in Filmmaking or related field, or equivalent professional experience; experience developing Filmmaking projects; proficiency in film editing software; knowledge of current technical/equipment standards; continuing/ongoing connection/commitment to the Filmmaking industry; excellent organizational and analytical skills; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to build and sustain collaborative professional relationships with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students, and community/industry members; willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.

Preferred: Master’s degree in filmmaking or closely related field, or equivalent;  interest in and ability to advise and mentor students; ability to promote students’ professional development; Adobe Premiere Pro; Adobe After Effects; Davinci; Final Cut Pro; Demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level.  Start Date:  August 8, 2021. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Review of completed applications will begin June 1, 2021; for priority consideration please submit applications and supporting documents/materials by May 31, 2021.  The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy.

WSU is an AA/EEO employer.  All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.  All candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully educate and empower a diverse student population.  For full description of qualifications, application requirements and procedures, and to apply, go to 

For more information contact:  Justin Rorabaugh, Filmmaking Search Committee

Wichita State University, College of Fine Arts  Phone 316-978-7731 Email: