Media Specialist, Instructional Staff

The University of Tampa   Tampa, FL   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 25, 2023
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Media Specialist, Instructional Staff

The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) at The University of Tampa invites applicants for the position of Media Specialist Instructional Staff. This position supports faculty, staff, and students providing training and support in CAL-centric production spaces and classrooms. This position will teach 8 credit hours per academic year in the Department of Communication, as well as support advising efforts in that department. This is a 12-month position and will reside in the Department of Communication, but it also will support other CAL departments and will report to the Dean, and Technology Manager. The ideal candidate would be available to start in August 2023.

Essential Duties

  • Work with existing Instructional Staff and Faculty to support events in CAL studios, theaters, and galleries
  • Work with existing Instructional Staff and Faculty to support AV-related computing technology in CAL labs, studios, theaters, and galleries
  • Work with the Music Technology Coordinator and Media Production Coordinator to support and staff events in the Gordon Theater
  • Liaise with ITS to plan, install, and troubleshoot Media Services installations and upgrades in CAL-centered labs and classrooms
  • Prepare training materials, and hold training sessions, to instruct CAL faculty and staff in the use of classroom technology in CAL-centered labs, classrooms, and studios
  • Coordinate advising efforts and advise undergraduates in the Communication Department
  • Teach 8 credit hours (two courses) per academic year in a department related to the candidate’s experience and qualifications
  • Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds


  • MA, MFA, or Ph.D. in a field related to the position
  • Familiarity with the fundamental principles and technologies of producing audio and video media
  • Experience in teaching and/or producing audio and video media in studio-based production spaces
  • Knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn software programs used by The University of Tampa, such as Workday, Microsoft Office, and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite
  • Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practice

For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at               
Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter addressing the job duties in the ad, CV or detailed resume and name/contact information for professional references for full consideration.  Finalists will be asked to provide a link to a professional portfolio of work

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

The University of Tampa offers great benefits to include:

  • FREE Tuition
  • Generous paid leave
  • Wellness initiatives
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (pool, library, campus events and more)
  • Fitness Center
  • Pet Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • And more!