Digital Media and Design Instructor, Full-time, Tenure-line, Jamestown Community College

Jamestown Community College, a SUNY institution, is a comprehensive community college with degree granting campuses in Jamestown and Olean, New York. JCC is an innovative, open access institution that meets regional education needs by providing transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and training programs for business and industry.

JCC is dedicated to strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI at JCC) and is committed to hiring and developing a diverse faculty. JCC encourages candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Guided by principles that emphasize student success and continuous improvement, JCC welcomes applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates. Candidates with experience and interest in developing dynamic academic programs that reach a diverse population of learners using a variety of teaching modalities will be given the highest consideration and should speak to these experiences and interests in their cover letter. We will also prioritize those who have a desire to enhance JCC’s commitment to student access and support by becoming a student-ready college. Candidates with proven ability to work collaboratively and potential for leadership are encouraged to apply.

Position Description:

Full time, tenure-line, Digital Media and Design faculty position based on the Jamestown Campus beginning August 2023. In collaboration with the Studio Arts and Media Arts programs, this faculty member will have exciting opportunities to shape the program, including new course development and decision-making regarding discipline-specific equipment and software. Applicants should address their ability to teach or develop courses from among the following: graphic design, 4D design, animation, visual rhetoric, video production, photography, and/or digital storytelling. Please include a digital portfolio with your application.


Required: Master’s degree in digital media, visual communication, or visual arts OR a B.F.A in art or design with a master’s degree in a relevant field. Expertise in the Adobe suite (for Mac and PC).

Preferred: M.F.A. in design, digital media, or new media. Experience teaching in a community college setting. Working familiarity with a three-camera TV studio. Active engagement in creative and/or scholarly work.

Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and NYS retirement.

Final candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background investigation.

Please note that Jamestown Community College does not sponsor H-1B Visas.

To apply, complete the required online application and submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a list of three professional references to:

Jamestown Community College provides inclusive educational opportunities for all individuals and employers within our region and beyond, focusing on career goals and support through community partnerships.