9 Month Teaching Faculty – Film
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job Title9 Month Teaching Faculty – FilmDepartmentLASSPosting Number03464PLocationAnnandale, VA: 22003Full or Part TimeFull TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredSalary RangeSalary commensurate with experience Position Summary Information Basic Function
The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction for the students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, individual conferences, and related activities to help students develop their interests and abilities to their fullest capacity to become a better person, a better worker, and a better citizen.Duties and Responsibilities
Full-time teaching faculty in Film Studies are responsible for teaching various courses in the discipline. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening and weekend classes. Faculty members also serve as faculty advisors, serve on division/ campus/
college committees, and participate in curriculum development and assessment. This appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester.
The Film Studies faculty member duties include:
•Teaching classes in film studies and cinema theory, with possible assignments in the areas of screenwriting, film production, directing, and other related fields.
•Advancing student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction at Northern Virginia Community College.
•Participating in the development and revision of curriculum and transferability of courses in the program, serving on campus and college committees and professional development activities.
•Maintaining current knowledge in the subject-matter area and in effective teaching/learning strategies.
•Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
•Participating in campus and college-wide program meetings, committees, functions related to the program, in-service days and professional development.
•Master’s degree in or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in coursework in Film Studies, Cinema, Film Production, Film Directing, Digital Film making, and/or Film Technology.
•Previous experience teaching film theory courses at the college level.
•The successful candidate must be willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College’s locations.
•Experience teaching in the community college environment.
•Experience in professional cinema-related work including but not limited to short and feature films, commercials, professional music, educational or informational videos.
•Experience in cinema production instruction, curriculum development for cinema courses and/or degree program, development of pedagogy to improve student Cinema production skills/instruction.
•Experience in student learning outcomes, curriculum development, program review, and/or professional portfolio review.
•Experience understanding the needs of a diverse student population at the community college, including through leadership positions, committee representation, collaboration with faculty members from within and outside of a Cinema department.
•Experience working with students on professional projects outside of the classroom assignments.
•Experience with and preparation for teaching culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and academically diverse students at the college-level.
•At least two years of experience teaching film theory courses at the college level.
•Certification in teaching hybrid or online courses.
•Ability also to teach Communication courses is preferred.
•Ability to teach film concepts in the classroom effectively.
•Ability to use technology to enhance classroom instruction.
•Ability to use on-line resources and Learning Management Systems.
•Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and oral/written communication skills.
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s degree in or Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in coursework in Film Studies, Cinema, Film Production, Film Directing, Digital Film making, and/or Film Technology?
- * Do you have previous experience teaching film theory courses at the college level?
- * Are you willing to teach a combination of day, evening, weekend, and online classes with the ability to be flexible to work at any of the College’s locations?
- * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
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