Visiting Lecturer, Media Production, Management, and Technology Department

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Work type: Visiting Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing
Department:23030100 - CJC-MEDIA PROD, MGMT, TECH GEN

Classification Title:

Visiting Lecturer, Media Production, Management, and Technology Department

Job Description:

The Opportunity

The Department of Media Production, Management and Technology at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications is seeking applications for a non-tenured Visiting Lecturer in Production, starting July 2024.

We are seeking a creative, curious storyteller who is an expert in content production, is committed to teaching, and will thrive in a collaborative working environment. Primary responsibilities include teaching content production for web and social media marketing. This requires expertise in Previs to create a mood board/storyboard to achieve desired outcomes.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in our production program and in-house advertising agency teaching a 3/3 load and bringing their content creation expertise and industry knowledge directly into the classroom. Successful applicants will have expertise in making brands stand out in broadcast, web, and social media platforms.

We understand the benefit of having a team that consists of diverse talents, skills, strengths, points of view and experiences. We are committed to creating a working environment where everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Advising and mentoring student production teams to support development of commercial and campaign concepts for Agency clients.
  • Advising and helping a student team establish art direction for clients.
  • Advising students on narrative design, creation, implementation, and revision processes.

UF Benefits

At the University of Florida, you will not only find competitive salaries, but you will enjoy elevated benefits and leave options, tuition assistance programs, and stability and support with opportunities for advancement and career growth that only UF can offer. To view the university’s Total Reward benefit package, please click here,

About the MPMT Department

Our curriculum prepares students for the media industry through three specializations: Digital Film and Video Production, Management and Strategy, and Media and Society. Seventeen full-time faculty serve about 500 majors, more than half of whom are in the Digital Film and Video Production specialization.

About the College of Journalism and Communications

We are recognized as a national leader in communication scholarship and professional skills development. Be part of an ambitious, progressive, and collaborative program at one of the top public research universities in the United States. Accredited by ACEJMC, the college has earned its reputation for excellence over the last half century on the strength of its programs, faculty, students, and alumni; the stories they tell; and the difference they make around the world. Over 70 full-time faculty members and 175 part-time instructors serve in four academic departments: Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Media Production, Management, and Technology. We enroll about 2,500 undergraduates both in-person and on-line. More than 700 graduate students are earning master’s and doctoral degrees.

About the University of Florida

Our university ranked in the top 5 among public universities, in the top 28 overall, and in the number 1 in online undergraduate programs by U.S. News and World Report. UF continues to expand its faculty ranks and the impact of its research and curriculum. In 2022, UF faculty generated more than $1 billion in research expenditures.

The University of Florida is a member of the Association of American Universities and is categorized in the Carnegie Commission’s top tier of research universities. UF has a student body of more than 60,000 who come from all 50 states in the United States and more than 100 countries. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

About Gainesville

As home to Florida's largest and oldest university, Gainesville ( is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events, and athletics. Gainesville and the surrounding area are home to about 250,000 people, a robust arts community, several museums, a world-class health care system anchored at UF, a downtown core known for its restaurants and brew pubs, excellent public and private schools, and abundant nature exemplified by clear, natural springs. Additionally, within 2 hours are attractions such as Disney World, University Studios, Busch Gardens, and historic St. Augustine.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with experience 

Minimum Requirements:
  • A minimum of 3 years of industry experience is required.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in a production-related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in brand-management production
  • Are fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (or other relevant software)
  • Hold a master’s degree in a production-related discipline
  • Relevant teaching experience in video production and mainstream production processes.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted online via and include the following:

  1. A letter of interest that describes your professional experience in brand-management production and, if any, your experience teaching/mentoring young talent
  2. Complete curriculum vitae. Please include a link to your online portfolio, if any.
  3. Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.

The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.

Applications will begin being reviewed on an ongoing basis within 30 days of the date of the job posting and continue until the positions are filled; those submitted by January 8, 2024 will receive the highest consideration.

Questions should be directed to Search Committee chair Professor Tim Sorel ( If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for these positions, please call (352) 392-4621 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Health Assessment Required: No


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