New Media and Design Faculty Position – 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.

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.

In particular, the college is excited to welcome individuals who can demonstrate their:

  • Leadership experience
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Ability to teach successfully using various modalities
  • Experience working with and/or developing instruction for diverse learners

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-line faculty position focusing on new media and design will be available August 2022 on the Jamestown campus with the potential for teaching assignments at other sites. In collaboration with colleagues from fine arts and communication, this person will shape the future of the college’s program and course offerings in the areas of moving image design, photography, videography, and more. Applicants should address their ability to teach or develop courses from among the following: 4D design, animation, photography, TV studio production, digital painting, visual rhetoric / media communication, digital storytelling, graphic design. The ideal candidate will guide decision-making regarding the acquisition of discipline-specific equipment and software while also facilitating collaborative, interdepartmental use of these. This person will help prepare students for transfer and/or employment, including mentoring student interns working on a range of media and design projects with regional businesses.

Qualifications:

Required: Master’s degree in digital media or similar field, OR a B.F.A in art or design with a master’s degree (or higher) 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. Expertise in Blender. 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, complete the required online application and submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and a list of three professional references to: www.sunyjcc.edu/jobs.

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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.