Assistant Professor, Game Development
- Johnson County Community College
- Overland Park Main Campus
- Position Type
- Assistant Professor
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Community College
Job no: 495248
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Continuing Education
Position, Department: Assistant Professor, Game Development, Academic Affairs
Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt
Work Schedule, Hours per week:40 hours per week
Pay Range: Base of $50,143- $77,080 with option to work through summer or add credit hours *Actual pay depends on qualifications in alignment with the Master Agreement
Pay Grade: 9-month Bargaining Unit
Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes
Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits
PAID SUMMERS OFF!
Medical plan as low as $0!
An 8% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan
An employer-paid $50,000 basic group life insurance plan
Generous leave accruals
Position Summary: JCCC is searching for Assistant Professor, Game Development position. This position requires expertise in game programming and design. The selected candidate will teach 15 credit hours per semester in Game Development.
Additional responsibilities will be to perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed.
Required Qualifications:-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related Game Development field
-Familiar with Game Engines (and willing to learn the Unity Game Engine)
-Comfortable adopting new technologies and a desire to create/deliver effective online content
-Understand the importance to adapt to the changing landscape of higher education
-Comfortable collaborating with faculty and students from other disciplines as well as with industry and community partners
-Experience with C# or similar
-Experience contributing to team projects, demonstrating professional time management
Preferred Qualifications:-Knowledge of the Unity Game Engine
-Experience with game development
-Experience developing teaching/training content
-Practical experience in artificial intelligence
-Industry experience in Agile development and/or project management
To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, transcripts and cover letter.
*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct and Full-time Faculty positions.
Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.
Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.
About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected].
Advertised: 26 May 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 19 Jun 2023 Central Daylight Time
Working at Johnson County Community College
With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.
JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.
In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.
JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.
The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.
JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.
JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.
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