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Adjunct Faculty - Liberal Arts and Science - Critical thinking (28963)

New York Film Academy
South Beach - Miami Beach, FL, 33139

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Level: Experienced

Job Location: South Beach - Miami Beach, FL

Salary Range: $2,000.00 - $3,500.00

Job Category: Education

New York Film Academy, South Beach

New York Film Academy is committed to an inclusive work culture where peoples thoughts, ideas, concerns, and cultures are valued and respected. We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and those sharing in our commitment to inclusivity.

NYFA is a vaccine-mandated campus. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted, if eligible, against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.


Adjunct Faculty in Liberal Arts and Science - Critical Thinking

Faculty members provide instruction for students to develop practical skills & theoretical knowledge for their respective disciplines. Additionally, faculty members may be called upon to serve on departmental committees, Thesis Committees, and as other departmental support.

The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The day-to-day duties required of this position may vary.

Deliver instruction in accordance with the learning objectives set for the course, including practical skills, methods, theories and techniques.
Provide one-on-one consultations (Red Cards) with students, if and when necessary minimum 10hrs/week
Develop & manage course syllabus materials & lesson plans.
Facilitate peer assessment and encourage discussion & constructive criticism in class.
Assess student work, including but not limited to, assigning projects, papers and exercises.
Submit attendance & grades promptly to the Registrars Office, and inform the appropriate administrative staff if students are not meeting academic standards and need academic support; if students are suspected of committing plagiarism; if incidents occur in class which cause an unsafe learning environment for students & faculty.
Adhere to institution-wide policies & procedures and follow the correct protocol with respect to disciplining students.
Attend & participate in faculty meetings and/or departmental curricular meetings, if requested by Department Chair.
If requested, serve as advisors or on Thesis Committees and evaluate undergraduate or graduate student Thesis work.
Prep and organize gear for class; can include, but is not limited to film and digital cameras, lights and various stands (no gear out weights 35 lbs)
Participate in day long production workshops on the backlot as a supervising instructor (no lifting)
Guide students through hands on classes, handling the equipment doing some minor lifting and shifting of gear that students will use for their intermediate and thesis films (again no gear out weights 35 lbs)
Other duties as assigned


Broad & in-depth knowledge of the subject area or discipline where they teach.
Substantial professional experience in their respective department.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Office environment.
Ethical/Honest - evidence of the practice of a high level confidentiality.
Excellent organizational skills.
Collaborative willing to work with fellow instructors on any required departmental work, such as curricular development and planning.


Minimum of a Bachelors degree and substantial industry & teaching experience for instructors teaching undergraduate and certificate programs.

Minimum of a Masters degree and substantial industry & teaching experience for instructors teaching graduate programs or courses in the Liberal Arts & Sciences.

In the absence of an undergraduate or graduate degree, the instructors training exceptional body of work, relevant experience, teaching experience and training in their specified field will be evaluated & documented in a formal degree-level rubric.

The following machines, tools, equipment and / or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/ or software used will vary.

Office equipment including, but not limited to, computer, phone, fax machine, copier and calculator.

Microsoft Office.

The following environmental / atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The
actual working conditions will vary.

School environment.

Film Shoots

The New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on the belief that a top-quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The school opened at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Center in New York City and has expanded worldwide to include campuses in New York; Los Angeles; Miami; and Gold Coast, Australia.

The mission of the New York Film Academy is to educate students interested in the field of visual storytelling. NYFA courses have been designed to increase students creativity and technical expertise through an intense regimen of hands-on and classroom instruction. The Academy's goal is to enrich its students as visual storytellers by helping them realize their personal artistic visions. NYFAs expectations center on the growth of each student as a creative individual. NYFA is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

New York Film Academy (NYFA) is an equal opportunity employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, creed, color, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.


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