Adjunct Faculty-Computer Graphics (2D Basic Animation) (North Lake)

Location
Irving, Dallas County
Posted
Mar 18, 2014
Employment Type
Part Time
Location: North Lake
Division: ABTS - North Lake
Position Number: 071305038
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: Salary Varies
Work Days/Hours: Varies
Posting Number: 02054
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Position to teach Computer Graphics 2D/Basic Animation.
Duties include teaching classes within the Computer Graphics Program including interactive media/web design, 2D animation, and graphic design. Courses are project-based and taught in a hands-on studio environment with lectures/labs on design theory and technical skills.

Maintains office hours for student consultation. Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part time works counts as half time work experience example: 12 months part time = 6 months full time.

The application alone is used to determine if minimum requirements are met.

Please complete all portions of the application even if including a resume.

Unofficial transcripts are required at the time of application submission.
IT IS NECESSARY TO MARK OR BLOCK OUT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND DATE OF BIRTH FROM YOUR TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU UPLOAD THEM INTO THE DCCCD APPLICATION.
IF TRANSCRIPTS ARE FOUND WITH SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS AND BIRTH DATES ON THEM, THE APPLICATION WILL BE RENDERED INCOMPLETE. APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION UNTIL TRANSCRIPTS/DOCUMENTS ARE UPLOADED AS INSTRUCTED.


# of Months:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes


Minimum Qualifications:

Associates Degree or higher in Graphics Design, Art and Technology, Visual Communication or a closely related degree plus three years of directly related work experience other than teaching.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. A criminal background check will be conducted.


Position Specific Qualifications:

Experience in visual design and basic animation, including time-based media and storyborading is a plus.

Understanding of HTML and CSS for using web animation and motion graphics is a plus.

Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illuustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash with action script 3.0. and After Effects is a plus.



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