Visiting Assistant Professor, Applied Digital Art Moreno Valley College

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor, Applied Digital Art Moreno Valley College

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
11/06/2020

Department:
Business & ITS (M)

Position Type:
Full-Time Faculty/Counselor/Librarian

College/Campus:
Moreno Valley

Physical location of the position:
Moreno Valley

Employment Type:
Full-Time
One-Semester Temporary (Faculty)

Position Length:
10-month

Salary Range:
Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6

Salary Amount:
$ 68,860 - $ 106,095

Salary Type:
Annual

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
No


BASIC FUNCTION:
The successful candidate will be responsible for lecture and laboratory instruction in one or more areas of Digital Art such as Computer Art, Animation, Film, 3D, Graphic Design, Web Design, Comic Art, and Applied Digital Media. This candidate will also be responsible for developing a comprehensive program in Digital Art/Film/Design/Media in collaboration with both the Art and Business/CIS Departments.

EDUCATION:
Master's degree in Art (or the equivalent) is required. Master's degree in Digital Media, Graphic Design, or the equivalent, is highly preferred. (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions)

EXPERIENCE:
Three years of work experience in Graphic Design, Web design, Motion graphics, Computer Animation, and Digital Art is required. Substantial industry experience using current Adobe software in graphic design is required, along with the ability to teach foundation-level computer software programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects. A minimum of two years teaching at the college level is also required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Candidate must submit a professional portfolio of twelve (12) recent works demonstrating both technical and aesthetic skills in their area of expertise.

Other:
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Instructional assignment will include lecture and laboratory classes in a variety of graphics arts courses in the applied digital media program.

2. Utilize a variety of teaching methods and technologies to keep students motivated and engaged.

3. Maintain professional expertise in graphic design, digital media and computer technology in order to assist in keeping the discipline up to date with current educational and industry standards.

4. Maintain and propose curriculum when needed and as prescribed by the advisory committee and college policy.

5. Serve on college committees and/or councils as assigned and complete institutional service activities that are expected of all faculty members.

6. Coordinate assessment of Student Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes, and improve the program instruction based on these assessments.

7. Assist with student advising and recruitment and collaborate with discipline faculty on program promotion.

8. Completion of required professional development through various activities, workshops or seminars.

9. Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position.

10. Assignments are based upon the assumption of workload of forty hours weekly, including but not limited to conducting classes, class preparation, student evaluation, office hours, committee work, curriculum and program development, student learning outcomes assessment, program review, student activities, and other duties per the bargaining unit agreement

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. This is a long-term temporary, non-tenure track position for the 2021 Spring Semester. RCCD employees who have served in a long-term temporary capacity within the last three years are not eligible to apply for this position.
2. Salary is commensurate with academic preparation, and full-time teaching or equivalent experience with a range from Column C, Step 1 to Column H, Step 6 of the current Faculty Salary Schedule.
3. Medical and dental benefits are provided for the employee and dependents.
4. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided for the employee.
5. Orientation to the college is required, as is adherence to college Improvement of Instruction Policy.
6. Maintaining broad knowledge of academic or occupational area and design pedagogy related to learning outcomes is expected.
7. Responsible for all other conditions of employment required of full-time faculty members such as a willingness to be involved in community activities and active participation in college committee work, student activities and other support services, and liaison with appropriate civic professional groups.
NOTE: This is a long-term temporary, non-tenure track position only and will terminate after graduation exercises in June 2021. There is no guarantee that this position will be funded after June 2021. Being offered and accepting this long-term temporary position in no way implies that an interview will be granted for any subsequent full-time positions, nor does it imply any "inside track" to such a position.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Optional Applicant Documents:
Teaching Philosophy
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
February 2021

Application Deadline:
11-06-2020

Special Comments:
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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

*Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

*The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Mrs. Georgina Villasenor-Lee, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8595.

Application Types Accepted:
Faculty Application

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