Media Production & Design Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-track

Jamestown, New York
Jan 31, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Jamestown Community College, a SUNY institution, is a comprehensive community college with degree granting campuses in Jamestown and Olean, New York. JCC is an innovative, open access institution that meets regional education needs by providing transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and training programs for business and industry. Guided by principles that emphasize student success and continuous improvement, JCC welcomes applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates.

As the role of faculty continues to evolve, responsibilities and expectations transform appropriately. A partial listing of faculty responsibilities includes curriculum development, assessment activities, appropriate use of technology to enhance student learning, participation on committees, academic advisement of students, mentoring and collaboration with colleagues, as well as participation in recruitment and retention activities. Faculty members are also expected to have flexible schedules to adjust to the needs of the student population, and to be open to exploring alternative teaching modalities.  In particular, the college seeks individuals with leadership potential and a vision for the future.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-track instructor position in the field of media production/graphic design on the Jamestown Campus. The successful candidate will have a background in media production and some experience in graphic design.  Primary emphasis will be on video production, television studio production, motion graphics, media writing, digital photography, and audio production. Responsibilities will include oversight of the media arts degree and multimedia production certificate and may include focus on the graphic design certificate. Position will begin August 2017. 


Required: Master’s or MFA in Media Production or related field; proficiency in Mac computers, media software, and motion graphics; professional production experience; strong writing skills; media portfolio.

Preferred: Graphic design proficiency; post-secondary teaching experience; grant writing experience.

Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefit package.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit the following, which are required for consideration, by clicking on the link below:

  1. Resume (Linked-in profile is not sufficient).
  2. Cover letter.
  3. Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at application but official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
  4. Names and contact information for three professional references.

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