MDOCS is hiring a new Storytellers’ Institute Director! online Read more about the program and position below:
MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute Director
Skidmore College’s John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS) is accepting applications for a renewable 3 year appointment to begin Buy October 1, 2016 online for a Director of the Storytellers’ Institute. We are searching for a professional in documentary media (i.e. sound, video, photography, and/or multimedia) to teach 2 production courses each year and organize the 5-week Storytellers’ Institute, a signature summer program for documentarians, college undergraduates and faculty. We are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Develop cutting-edge public and Institute-only programming and recruit participants nationally and internationally; Support student/faculty documentary Fellows; Develop/recruit faculty to teach additional courses; Market the Institute nationally & internationally; Develop/ recruit Skidmore student participants in concert with MDOCS faculty and staff.
MDOCS is an interdisciplinary program that offers training and resources that draw on the documentary arts for critical inquiry, discovery, civic engagement, and exposition in media and technologies such as film, audio, exhibition, and multimedia. The Institute is a hybrid academic-creative experience for undergraduate students, liberal arts faculty and professionals, and includes classes, workshops and public programming. The ideal candidate will have significant professional experience in documentary arts production as well as college teaching and/or curatorial experience.