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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

Part-Time Assistant Web Developer

The Assistant Web Developer will report to the Web Developer as part of the Communications team at The Media School. This position will assist in the development of websites for The Media School and its affiliates; course websites; and internal web-based tools aimed at improving workflow. In addition, the Assistant Web Developer will be greatly involved in the creation of a new website for the Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism, scheduled to open in Spring 2019.

The Assistant Web Developer will work no more than 29 hours per week during regular work hours (between 9 AM and 6 PM) year­-round.

Required qualifications

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

The ideal applicant will have previous professional web design/development experience and the ability to work with others effectively towards a common outcome.

Skills and experience:

  • Technical proficiency with common web languages including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/AJAX, PHP, MySQL
  • Ability to learn quickly and take responsibility for parts of a project
  • Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with colleagues (internal and external to IU)
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with creating Content Management System websites
  • The creativity to solve complex visual and programming problems with elegant and practical solutions

Preferred qualifications

Experience with building out back-end assets for dynamically driven websites; experience with XML, XSLT, and Velocity; experience with version control systems like Git.

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://iujobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/67595.

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