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ART 133 - Digital Photography Instructor

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Center for New Media

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Title::

ART 133 - Digital Photography Instructor


Center for New Media


Part Time

Pay Rate::

$3,749.70 per course taught

Position Type::




Job Summary::

Are you a creative person with the capacity to help and empower others to learn, grow and thrive? Do you have experience in the art of photography and the skills necessary to teach it? Kalamazoo Valley Community College is currently seeking a part-time instructor for the fall semester of 2024 with skills in introductory levels of digital based photography. The course being taught will familiarize students with basic photographic principles. Students taking this class will not need to possess any previous photographic experience. Included in the course will be light metering, natural light control, focus, depth of field, and f-stop and shutter speed adjustments. When the camera controls are learned, basic computer applications (Photoshop/Lightroom) will be explored. Lectures, discussions, group critiques, field trips, and exhibition viewing may also be included.

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency with the technical aspect of photographing with a digital camera.
- Compose successful images with a digital camera.
- Know specific facts regarding historic and contemporary trends of photography.
- Analyze when to apply the computer to enhance a digital photograph.
- Discern how and when to use proper tools used by professional photographers.

Minimum Qualifications::

MA or MFA degree in art with demonstrated photography experience.

Work Hours::

Monday & Wednesday, 10:00 am to 12:50 pm

Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at
Kalamazoo Valley reserves the right to close this posting at any time should a qualified candidate pool be identified.
Official transcripts will be required to be submitted upon hire.

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.

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