Assistant Professor of Film & Photography

Jul 15, 2022

Department: Department of Humanities
Supervisor’s Title:                                              Dean of Education and Humanities
Education Requirement:                                     Master’s Degree
Date Prepared and Reviewed:                            May 3, 2023
Classification:                                                     Exempt/Salary

Function of Job:

This faculty member will teach courses in Digital Video Production and Digital Photography. The applicant should be proficient in current industry standard hardware and software, including HD video production, DSLR cameras, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom and the Adobe Creative Suite of applications. The candidate should have an MFA or PhD in Film or a related field. Candidates for a terminal degree will be given consideration. Professional experience is a plus.

Supervision Given/Received:

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

Examples of work performed:

  1. Teach courses in digital video production and digital photography
  2. Lead development of our visual communication curriculum
  3. Oversee our video studio, its equipment and software
  4. Assist with budget planning and purchasing
  5. Keep regular office hours for student advising
  6. Contribute to faculty committees
  7. Assist with special projects
  8. Lead students to develop their skills while planning and producing audio-visual projects on topics related to faith, freedom, and justice


Educational Requirements and Qualifications:

The candidate should have an MFA or PhD in Film or a related field. Candidates for a terminal degree will be given consideration, as will persons with a masters plus significant professional experience.


The candidate should have significant experience in video production, working with current industry standard hardware and software. Specifically, we seek candidates familiar with most or all of the following:

  • HD video production
  • Working with green screens
  • Working with DSLR cameras
  • Working with Steadicams, jibs, and sliders
  • Lighting and light boards
  • Pro Tools audio software
  • Video switching and editing with a NewTek Tricaster or similar system
  • Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Mac OS X


These are some of the courses the professor in this position will teach:

Advanced Video Production Media Production Lab
Advanced Video Production Lab Intro to Photography
Special Topics Script Writing
Film History Stagecraft
Faith & Film Intro to Video Production
Digital Film Production Directing the Documentary
Digital Film Production Lab Directing the Documentary Lab
To Apply

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As a biblically-centered Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.

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