Initial Review Date: 05/27/2022* *Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Instructor, Film/TV Production, De Anza College. Foothill – De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:
The mission of the Foothill–De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world. Communication and expression Information literacy Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness Critical thinking DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college’s Institutional Core Competencies:
Teach introductory, intermediate and advanced sections of production courses for fiction and nonfiction film. Ability to teach some or all of the following: film and digital video production, directing, lighting, motion picture cinematography, audio, postproduction, and/or studio TV production. Maintain and support the CTE (Career Technical Education) vocational program in the Film/TV Department. Standard duties expected of all faculty include developing and evaluating curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors ensure the success of students through effective use and understanding of multicultural and multiethnic materials, pedagogies, forms of assessment, and feedback techniques. Instructors also have the opportunity to serve on district and college committees and participate in campus extra-curricular activities. Faculty members also develop, refine, and assess Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). This position is located on the main De Anza College campus in Cupertino, CA.
1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. 2. Master’s degree in radio, television, film, mass communication, journalism OR
Bachelor’s in any of the above AND
Master’s in drama/theater arts, communication studies, business, telecommunications or English OR
Preferred Qualifications We encourage individuals to apply for the position even if they do not meet all the qualifications below. Advanced degree in film or television with a production emphasis. Professional production experience in film and/or video. Expertise in the pre- to postproduction filmmaking workflow with at least one craft specialty in camera/lighting, audio, postproduction, and/or visual effects. Teaching experience in a multicultural setting at a community college, college, or university. Experience developing and writing Film/TV curriculum. Experience developing inclusive and effective culturally responsive classroom activities. Experience with online pedagogy and instructional technology/learning management systems in online/hybrid settings. Knowledge of the California community college population and the ability to organize and communicate course content for a range of entry-level to post-graduate students.
Environment: Indoor, office environment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations) Hearing and speaking to exchange information. Vision sufficient to read various materials. Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position. Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time. Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
APPLICATION PACKET: A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” webpage to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
HIRING RANGE: $60,490.00 - $99,345.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience.
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Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time, Tenure-track, 10-months per year
STARTING DATE: Fall 2022
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact: Employment Services Foothill-De Anza Community College District 12345 El Monte Road Los Altos Hills, California 94022 (650) 949-6217 Email: [email protected]
This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.