Adjunct Faculty-Photojournalism (Eastfield)
Division: Arts and Letters - Eastfield
Position Number: 041306044
Position Type: Faculty
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Part Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Work Days/Hours: Day or Evening Classes
Posting Number: 02175
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:
Present/teach objectives described in the curriculum for a course. Efficiently handle paperwork related to student grades and college responsibilities. Must contain excellent oral and written communication skills. Work cooperatively with faculty, students, colleagues, local teachers and community members; attend orientation/training sessions. Must be able to efficiently maintain student records and meet deadlines associated with student performance. Must be willing to participate in course, discipline and college assessment activities. Performs related duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
# of Months:
Open Until Filled: YesMinimum Qualifications:
Master's degree or higher and at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline for credit courses.
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:
This adjunct (part-time) faculty position is in the Arts, Language & Literature division. Eastfield College College seeks (an) outstanding photo-journalist with professional experience and an innovative approach to teaching photojournalism at the post-secondary level. Candidates must clearly demonstrate an interest in information technology as it relates to news delivery based on strong journalistic values. Instruction covers a variety of topics including (but not limited to): Photography & Camera Basics, Photojournalism History, Lighting, Caption Writing, Portrait Photography, Sports Photography, Spot News Photography, Ethics, Law, Generating Photo Ideas, Editing, and Photo Stories.
Course work not specified on transcript as journalism requires accompanying course descriptions from the pertinent graduate catalog or letters from the division with descriptions of the course.
A working knowledge of Photoshop is strongly preferred. An academic background in news gathering and writing, news publications and mass communications is a plus. Knowledge of AP Style and all aspects of communication regarding the journalism industry (website, Twitter, Facebook, etc.) is desired.