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Openings at The Media School

On this page, we list open positions. We invite you and your colleagues to apply.


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Faculty Positions

Director of Investigative Journalism – Professor of Practice

The Media School at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a Director for its new Michael I. Arnolt Center of Investigative Journalism. This is a non-tenure track Professor of Practice position for someone with significant professional experience in investigative journalism across traditional and emerging media formats.

The director will create and take charge of a newly-endowed center focusing on the production and teaching of investigative journalism in Indiana. The Media School provides a supportive environment for teaching across media disciplines, with one of the oldest and strongest journalism programs in the country.

The director will provide editorial direction to graduate and undergraduate students working on investigative projects, will help the School focus its investigative journalism curriculum, and will also have teaching responsibilities in the School.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6600. Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Tony Fargo, The Media School, Indiana University Bloomington or alfargo@indiana.edu.

Staff Positions

Game Lab Director/Digital Production Specialist

The Media School Game Design program in Franklin Hall possesses a wide collection of highly specialized technology. The Game Lab Director/Digital Production Specialist, in coordination with the College IT Office (CITO) orders, installs, and maintains the electronic equipment, computer hardware, and software in this space. The Game Lab Director also devises and maintains systems that, among other things, facilitate collaboration between faculty members and students, while providing technical workshops and over-the-shoulder instruction concerning game technologies in the lab space.

The Game Lab Director/Digital Production Specialist is also a vital part of the Media School technical team. This person assists in all areas of technology, not exclusive to the Game Design program.

Required qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, informatics, or a media-related field and two years of relevant experience.

Excellent comprehension and capability in game software, computer hardware, and related technologies. Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills. Good teaching ability. Good management skills. Broad base of all media platforms. Ability to collaborate with other members of the technology team.

IU employees only.

Working conditions/physical demands

Be able to work well with others in the technical group and work well with students. This position will require some night and weekend work. Be able to lift 50 pounds.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of <span class=”caps”>ADA</span> services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at https://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/69331.

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