Part Time Photography Instructor, Continuing Education
- The University of North Georgia
- UNG - Multi Campus
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, Education, Educational Administration & Leadership
- Administrative Jobs
- Institutional & Business Affairs, Continuing & Professional Studies Programs
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Location: UNG - Multi Campus
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 256269
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.Job Summary
The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Photography Instructor in the Professional and Continuing Education department on the Gainesville campus. The photography instructor will teach non-credit courses that are designed for adult learners. The instructor must be fully trained in all aspects of photography and up-to-date on current photography trends. The instructor must be able to adapt to students with multiple skill levels within the class. The courses are designed to provide students with the necessary tools to master photography for both personal and professional use. Courses are 10 hours in length meeting for 2.5 hours each session. Daytime and Nighttime classes are available.Responsibilities
- Develops curriculum for the course including any supplemental material needed.
- Provides students the necessary tools needed to learn or enhance their photography skills.
- Provides a hands-on class environment allowing students of all skill levels the ability to gain new knowledge.
- Determines the interests of students in the class and provides instruction to fit those needs.
- Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of photography courses.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be punctual and dependable.
- High School diploma or GED.
- Experience as a professional photographer.
- Instructional experience preferred but not required.
- Cover letter
- Contact information for three professional references.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.Background Check
- Position of Trust
- This role is considered a position of trust.
The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia. With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities. The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.
The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.
UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.
The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.
At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).
Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).
The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.
UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.
The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.
To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit www.ung.edu.
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