Posted: December 7, 2022
Level: Instructor, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 10-month (30 credit hours per academic
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on
Monday, February 6, 2023
Great Path, Manchester, CT 06040
**This position is not remote**
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CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to
academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused
on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and
learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances
positive change for the students, communities, and industries it
serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success,
educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with
business and industry, government, educational, and key
stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for
Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:
The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively
identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic
poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist
policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff,
and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice.
Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess
practices and policies and transform the world we live in by
Anticipated Start Date:
All Teaching Faculty members shall: Prepare and teach
college-approved courses in accordance with approved course
descriptions and class schedules, including developing syllabi and
reading lists and keeping each course taught complete and up to
date; respond to and work with multiple constituencies, including
students, peers (faculty and staff), and external agencies
(business, community, educational, etc.); perform divisional
departmental responsibilities in the selection of texts and related
teaching resources; and other teaching and related duties as
outlined on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. Experience with reflective, interactive, culturally
responsive pedagogical teaching techniques. They are expected to
have excellent oral and written communication skills along with
strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft
Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)
MFA degree in Photography or related field
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Example of Job Duties:
- One (1) or more years’ experience teaching related
college-level courses (24+ credits).
- Experience teaching darkroom and digital Photography, studio
lighting, video and video editing.
- Experience with analog darkroom procedures (including small,
medium and large-format camera techniques, film processing,
traditional and non-silver printing).
- Experience with digital photography, post processing using
Adobe Photoshop, and inkjet printing.
- Exhibition record with evidence of an ongoing and active fine
art studio practice
- Experience with studio lighting, product photography and
- Experience with video production/video editing a plus.
- Familiarity with the community college experience as a student,
faculty or staff.
- Experience incorporating technology to enhance the learning
environment, e.g., Blackboard, online instruction or other
Under the direction of the Dean or Chair of the department, this
Instructor is expected to teach thirty (30) credit hours per
academic year and will be responsible for teaching a range of
courses in the discipline area of study. Additional duties may
include evaluating and assessing student learning; providing
student support and academic advising; planning and executing
program-related events; assisting with program reviews; developing
curriculum and periodically evaluating teaching materials; and
attending workshops and or conferences to maintain currency in
profession and field. The teaching schedule may include both day
and evening classes. Course delivery systems may be lecture,
hybrid, and/or online.
In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is
required to carry out the essential duties of attendance and
participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; service
on assigned committees and task forces; and attendance and
participation at committee, staff, informational and professional
meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is
not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that is stated
within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Anticipated Salary; $62,542 approximate annual plus excellent State
of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well,
protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Benefits include generous leave policies;
several retirement plans
; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance
You also have access to many additional benefits to save for
retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental
Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.
Please submit the following along with your
- Images of personal work (15-20 images), all completed in the
past 5 years, submitted as a pdf (up to 8.5MB), labeled with
medium/processes, dimensions and date.
- Images of student work (15-20 images), all completed in the
past 5 years, submitted as a pdf (up to 8.5MB), labeled with
medium/processes, dimensions, date and assignment
- Artist's statement pertaining to personal work submitted in a
single one-page pdf.
- Link to professional website if available.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated
by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further
consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best
qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who
have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and
time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been
selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists
will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager
for final selection and recommendation for employment. The
selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e.,
teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical,
manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates'
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
CSCU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F