Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Media Production (MP 250) Multimedia Writing

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7244446 (Ref.No. 5248576)
Posted: May 13, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 09, 2024
Deadline: May 23, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

The Communication Department seeks to hire a per-course faculty member to teach MP 250, Multimedia Writing, in the Fall of 2024.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:10-10:05am

This course will be taught in person, on campus.

Course Description: Multimedia Writing is a skills-based class meant to introduce students to the craft of writing across a multitude of electronic mediums. By exploring how the delivery format of writing fundamentally affects the text's voice and meaning, students learn to craft - and revise - prose to fit a diversity of mediated environments. Writing exercises and assignments include website prose and blogs, writing and editing voiceover, creating podcasts and video scripts, and developing interactive narratives for games and videos. Students also engage meaningfully with the ethical considerations of drawing upon AI-based writing programs in one's work.

Requirements: Terminal degree in Writing or Digital Media; experience teaching multiple modes of professional and creative writing at the college level.

Candidates must reside in California.

Salary: $7,447-$10,308 dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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