Assistant Professor of Entertainment Media Management - CTVA 24-57

  • California State University, Northridge
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Feb 13, 2024
Full time

Job Description


Assistant Professor of Entertainment Media Management - CTVA 24-57

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement

Department: Cinema & Television Arts

Faculty Hire Number: 24-57

Rank: Assistant Professor

Effective Date of Appointment: August 21, 2024 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary Scale: $82,500 to $95,000 (Dependent upon qualifications)

CSUN's Commitment to You:

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation, and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2023, CSUN enrolls ~36,000 students, where 55.7% are Latinx, 19.7% are White, 8.9% are Asian-American, 5.0% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.

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About the College:

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The department of Cinema & Television Arts at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Entertainment Media Management at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will teach business and strategic management practices in the wide-ranging field of entertainment and have research interests and/or practical experience in fields such as international content creation and business practices and/or DEI strategies in management and content. Experience with streaming content across all forms of entertainment media, social media as marketing and/or content, the emerging use of AI in media research and creation, and/or talent management is also a plus.

In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion. Given CSUN's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement in a diverse environment, the successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution in Film-Television Studies (or related field) or in Business/Law (or related field), or a bachelor's degree and 5+ years of progressively responsible industry experience.
  • College or University-level teaching experience
  • Experience in the current entertainment and media business environment.
  • Ability to engage with students, professional organizations, and the community at large as a mentor, advocate, and advisor.
  • Experience implementing strategies surrounding diversity and equity in either the realm of content creation or media business practices:

    • For content creation examples include, but are not limited to: film, television shows, and documentaries positively addressing issues relating to diversity, equity and inclusion in which the candidate was involved in the creation (producing, writing, or directing, etc.) or candidate assumed a considerable role in the production of applicable content.

    • For Media business practices, examples include, but are not limited to: leadership positions in which a candidate was responsible for developing/implementing DEI initiatives, hiring practices, and/or advancement and promotion of employees; the creation and implementation of marketing and advertising campaigns for DEI initiatives and practices; experience creating industry partnerships with minority-owned businesses and stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of effective engagement OR potential to engage with a diverse student body.
  • Clear potential to create a student-centered learning environment using culturally responsive pedagogy that leads to equitable outcomes for all students.
  • Research/Lab/Professional experience that includes working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience adopting inclusive approaches to mentoring.
  • Clear potential for successful scholarly research and/or creative achievement in Entertainment Media Management.

Application Deadline:

Preferred application deadline is March 8, 2024 and applications received after this date may be considered on an as needed basis. However, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:

Applicants must submit Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, List of Three References, Statement on Teaching Philosophy, and Statement on Engaging with Diverse Populations, to the website in the section above. In later stages of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.

General Information:

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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Nondiscrimination Policy. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Maria Valdez at 818-677-3192.

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