Coordinator of Technology, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Position: Coordinator of Technology in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This is a term, Administrative/Professional position and is contingent on availability of funding.

Effective Date of Appointment: Appointment begins as soon as possible, with reappointment possible pending availability of funds, needs and satisfactory performance.

Qualifications: BA or higher degree in media arts field and experience in all aspects of the contemporary Digital Media production work flow, from media creation to editing and distribution. Must be comfortable with the specifics of video codecs and fluent with industry standard video and audio post production software. Must demonstrate an eagerness to stay up to date with technology trends in New Media technology and to learn new skills as necessary. Database management skills required. Able to do routine maintenance and trouble-shooting of equipment.

Duties: This position is primarily responsible for assessing, managing and maintaining media creation tools, such as video and still cameras, audio capture devices, and general lighting equipment, to keep the college in lockstep with the rapidly evolving technologies and practices in media creation. As such, the position must research and recommend the acquisition of new technologies and train students and faculty in their use when necessary. S/he is tasked to maximize the use of the new media production equipment through the "Media Arts Technology Center", the College's integrated checkout facility.

College: The College of Mass Communications and Media Arts at SIU Carbondale offers undergraduate programs in Cinema and Photography, Journalism, and Radio, Television, and Digital Media, as well as graduate programs through the doctorate. The College has 47 full-time faculty members, over 749 undergraduate students, and 141 graduate students. The College also houses WSIU Public Broadcasting, which operates PBS and NPR member stations, and the Global Media Research Center, which provides a site for international media artists, scholars, activists, and policy makers to collaborate. Additional information regarding the College of Mass Communications and Media Arts is available at

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Web Development
  • Multimedia
  • Other IT
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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