QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
The qualifications and skill requirements for this position include:
- A Master of Fine Art (MFA) degree or doctorate or equivalent degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media or related field;
- Proven expertise in Graphic Design/Visual Communication, and experience with Web Design and Social Media;
- Demonstrated mastery of photo-manipulation, design and publication software (specifically, the Adobe CC suite of applications).
- Proven track record of effective teaching methods and procedures;
- Documented success with integrated curriculum teaching;
- A willingness to apply technology and innovative approaches in the classroom setting;
- An understanding of learning-styles theories and ability to implement a supportive student environment;
- A commitment to increasing student achievement through contextual and applied curriculum;
- An understanding of work-based learning;
- Expertise in the instructional field;
- All instructors must meet the appropriate credentialing requirements for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential job functions and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching college credit courses at the baccalaureate level;
- Assisting with program development;
- Recruiting and implementing department objectives;
- Assisting with student organizations;
- Supporting professional advisory committees;
- Assuming, as required by scheduled courses, day or night teaching assignments on any of the four-county College campuses.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The specific duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching associate and baccalaureate-level degree courses in digital media and graphic design, including the areas of instruction of the department: graphic design/visual communication; and animation, gaming and computer modeling;
- Duties and responsibilities associated with teaching baccalaureate-level courses include a minimum of 36 semester hours annually to include: preparing a syllabus for each course, instructing assigned classes, grading all quizzes, tests, written assignments, assessing final course and program student portfolios, and assigning grades;
- Staying current in emerging technologies related to the field;
- Assisting students in completing their instructional programs by being actively involved in recruitment, retention, completion, and placement;
- Participating in college committees;
- Given the evolving nature of this field, this position requires the adoption of new versions of software as they appear in the market, and the frequent development of new courses for the changing curriculum in the Graphic Design and Digital Media programs.
- Completing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
This position requires an ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and to present oral lectures/demonstrations, walk, bend, lift, reach up, stoop, and carry items occasionally in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds. Some lifting of computer and electronic equipment may be required. It also requires manual dexterity to operate standard office machines, such as, copier, fax, calculator, telephone, and other equipment as necessary. IRSC expects its employees to follow proper safety standards while employed by the College.
Compensation and Application Deadline
$61,760/year | This position will close on July 22, 2021 at 11:59 pm