: Math, Science, Technology & HealthLocations:
: Schenectady, NYPosted:
: Nov 16, 2022Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-timePosition ID:
About SUNY Schenectady County Community College:
SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.
SUNY Schenectady is dedicated to cultivating an environment that celebrates diversity, prioritizes inclusion, and insists on equitable access. Diversity, equity, and inclusion is central to our vision and mission; we know that to foster a sense of belonging and preserve connectedness, we must create and maintain working and learning spaces that welcome, respect, and appreciate difference. SUNY Schenectady provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.
SUNY Schenectady seeks a CIS/ Programming for Game Development Instructor to join the Division of Mathematics, Science, Technology, and Health. This is a full-time position reporting to the Dean of the division. The faculty member will teach courses in Computer Information System, Computer Science, and Programming for Game Development programs, and work with the division to promote the Programming in Game Development aspect of the program, and develop industry partnerships. Ideal candidates will bring professional experience working in 2D and 3D environments, and a broad range of technical and creative skills. A candidate's ability to bring relevance to the classroom through their professional experiences is highly desired. The college is especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups, as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations.
- Teach full-time courses in Computer Science, Computer Information System, and Programming in Game Development
- Coordinate program offerings and facilitate partnerships to grow and expand the program for Gaming Design and Implementation
- Keep the program updated and relevant with innovative ideas and practices
- Hold regularly scheduled office hours to provide student support
- Master's degree in Computer Science, Animation, Game Design or related discipline OR a Master's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Computer Science, Animation, Game Design, or related discipline .
- Experience and ability to teach courses in the following languages (e.g., C#, C++, Java, Java Script, HTML, SQL, python)
- Knowledge of the history of gaming and game design
- Experience in 2D design and 3D modeling of game assets
- Strong communication and interpersonal skill
- The ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body
- Proficiency using game engine Unity 3D or similar environments
- Professional experience in Computer Science & Computer Information Systems or related field is highly desirable.
- At least one year of experience in teaching, preferably at the community college level and/or using a hybrid model
- Experience with online instruction
- This is a full-time Instructor, tenure-track,10-month appointment.
- VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
- Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official college transcripts
Application Instructions: Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:
- Cover letter
- Completed SUNY Schenectady employment application
- Diversity Statement: A separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development.
SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment, programs and activities. As an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SCCC encourages candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.
SUNY Schenectady is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.