The Master of Communication Management (MCM) program in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California seeks a qualified Adjunct Lecturer to supplement instruction offered by our full time faculty, specifically to teach one section of CMGT-552, Visual Storytelling: Production, Management and Culture in fall 2021. The course maps the strategies of creative media management of scripted feature, television, and platform content, from inception to reception, including development, financing, production, marketing, and distribution.
Candidates must have significant media industry experience in production, programming, or marketing of scripted media to possibly include film and television executives and media professionals involved in media distribution or sales, film producers or television executive producers, or talent or literary agents or managers, etc. Â Ideal candidates will have prior teaching experience and/or a post-graduate degree, whether masters, professional, or doctorate degree in related fields of communication, media, and entertainment.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the USC Careers Services website. Submission materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three recommendations. The cover letter should be addressed to School of Communication Faculty Search Committee, attention Billie Shotlow, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, 3502 Watt Way, Suite 305, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281. Applicants may direct questions to Billie Shotlow at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials submitted by regular mail will not be accepted.
Minimum Education:Â A Bachelor degree in Communication, Media, Entertainment, Producing, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management or related fields.
Minimum Experience: 10+ years of industry experience in media and entertainment industries in production, programming, and/or marketing. Â
Preferred Education: A Post-graduate degree, e.g., MA, MFA, MBA, professional degree, or doctorate, Communications or Media.
Preferred Experience: Teaching experience in media industries development, production, programming, marketing, or distribution. Demonstrated ability to coach and help students achieve their academic and professional goals. Work experience in related positions at major Hollywood institutions, whether film studios, television networks, platform companies, or talent agencies and management firms.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.