Adjunct Training Instructor

University System of Georgia
System Office-Atlanta

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Adjunct Training Instructor
Location: System Office-Atlanta
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 222389
Job Summary

The University System of Georgia (USG) is one of the nation’s largest and leading public higher education systems. The USG is committed to creating a more educated Georgia that is prepared for the global, knowledge economy by increasing degree completion, ensuring academic excellence, spurring research and creativity, driving business creation, and making effective and efficient use of resources. The USG will accelerate our state’s higher education commitment to educational attainment, accountability, partnerships, performance, value, and global competitiveness. Our organizational core values are founded upon the principles of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect.

The Georgia Film Academy (GFA) is a collaborative effort of the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia. GFA addresses the workforce needs of the growing Film and TV Production Industry. Our mandate is to create training programs for Georgians, prepare workers for entry-level positions on the sets of Film and TV productions, and help integrate qualified students into the film production workforce.

In order to accomplish this task, the GFA is developing a pool of qualified instructors to teach classes at our four-year and two-year institutions, as well as industry partnership locations.

The GFA will provide a specific course outline/structure, materials, training, and mentoring. The classes will be facilitated with a package of professional-level equipment and taught in an appropriate classroom and demonstration space.

Please visit for information and insights about the GFA Program. Apply via the University System of Georgia career portal at

  • Manage courses through systematic use of syllabi
  • Keep accurate records of students’ class performance, attendance, and grades
  • Adopt and implement common course objectives
  • Participate in assessment of student learning outcomes.
Required Qualifications
  • Deep knowledge in a variety of production crafts
  • Teaching experience.
  • College degree preferred
  • More than 5 years of work experience on professional film production, post-production, or Digital Entertainment & Esports environments, depending on the content teaching as an adjunct
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • The On-Set production processes (Locations and Stage)
  • Electric/Lighting (basic equipment and procedures)
  • Grip/Rigging (basic equipment, dolly operation, tripods and track)
  • Sound (boom operation and general concepts of recording)
  • Art Department (fundamentals of set decorator, set dressing and props)
  • Hair, Make-up, Wardrobe (general concepts, workflow, on-set procedures)
  • Locations (management, logistics, paperwork, scouting)
  • Camera (general operation, shot composition, 2nd Assistant Camera)
  • On-set and Office Production Assistant (work ethics, protocols, tasks, etc…)
  • Digital Entertainment & Esports
  • Post-Production
  • General Set Etiquette and Procedures (terminology, general safety, call sheets, start paperwork, time cards, typical shooting day, wrap, etc.)
  • Knowledge sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse functions of delivering instruction in higher education
  • Skill in communication of instruction
  • Organizational skills and ability to maintaining accurate record


Working at the University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is a constitutional board responsible for making and administering the policies that govern and manage the public institutions of higher learning in the State of Georgia. The University System of Georgia offers students higher education options at thirty-five colleges and universities throughout the state, providing a wide range of academic programming, including certificates, associates, baccalaureate, master, doctoral and professional degrees. These institutions enroll more than 253,000 students and employ more than 10,000 faculty and 27,000 employees to provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

The Board of Regents maintains the University System Office as an administrative office for conducting the business of the Board, which consists of one member from each congressional district and five members at-large from the State of Georgia appointed by the Governor.

The nature of the work of the Board of Regents requires that the employees of the University System Office be selected on the basis of special training, ability, skills and individual qualities required to perform the duties of the positions to be filled. As an employee of the University System Office, one can be proud to be a part of an office dedicated to the education of Georgia’s citizens.

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