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Adjunct Training Instructor

University System of Georgia
USO-TW Building ATL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Adjunct Training Instructor
Location: USO-TW Building ATL
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


Join the esteemed ranks of the University System of Georgia (USG) faculty and staff, where your expertise and passion contribute to one of the largest and most dynamic higher education systems in the United States. As a member of the USG community, you will be among more than 340,000 students enrolled across 26 public institutions, from comprehensive research universities to access-oriented colleges, nurturing the next generation of thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

Each year, the USG proudly confers more than 70,000 degrees across a multitude of disciplines, reflecting our unwavering commitment to academic diversity and lifelong learning. This monumental accomplishment is achieved through the dedication of our world-class faculty and highly skilled staff, whose collaborative efforts foster an environment of excellence and discovery.

The USG's economic footprint totaled more than $17 billion this past fiscal year.  This not only bolsters the state's economy but also positions Georgia as a nexus of culture, research, and innovation. Our faculty and staff are at the forefront of this impact, driving forward initiatives that resonate on both a local and global scale.

Join us at the University System of Georgia, where your expertise will shape the future of education and research.  To learn more about the career opportunities at any of our USG institutions, or at the System Office, please click below: 

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