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Part-Time Faculty – TRF 510 Avid Editing I (Spring 2020) – Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

Company: Syracuse University

Address: Syracuse, NY

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Part-Time Faculty – TRF 510 Avid Editing I (Spring 2020)

Television, Radio and Film Department

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$1350 per credit hour minimum

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Class meets Tuesdays from 5:00-7:45 PM January 14th-February 11th during the spring 2020 semester.

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Syracuse, NY

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The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse University is seeking an individual to teach TRF 510 Avid Editing I on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:45 PM January 14th-February 11th, during the spring 2020 semester. (1 credit)

Course Description: This is a one-credit, five week course covering the introduction the Avid digital editing platform. Students will be introduced to Avid editing software and its application to film and television post production environments. Students are expected to attain a beginning level understanding of the software —the Media Composer interface—and the application of these practices to all forms of storytelling.


Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.

Job Specific Qualifications

Qualified instructors will have a substantial background in Avid editing, and the advanced use of Avid editing software. This is an important course in understanding media management, color correction and effects.


It is understood that teaching assignments may include the following:
Developing and/or updating a class syllabus according to University and departmental standards.

Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.

Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.

Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.

Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.

Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.

Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.

Collect and submit student assessment data for accreditation purposes, if applicable.

Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.

Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.

Physical Requirements

Ability to instruct the class in the assigned classroom on the days it is designated to meet.

Ability to hold office hours on campus.

Ability to grade all assignments and examinations.


Ability to operate standard classroom instructional technology, which may include computer, projector, document camera, etc.

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Please submit Resume/CV

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

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