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Adjunct Faculty, Digital Media and Design (3D Modeling and Animation)

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 4, 2023

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Digital Media and Design (3D Modeling and Animation)

Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Digital Media and Design (3D Modeling and Animation)

CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div

Position Type
Part-Time Faculty

Job Family
Adjunct Faculty

Job Summary

The College of Lake County is seeking Adjunct Faculty in Digital Media & Design ( DMD ).

The successful candidate will teach a Virtual Live section (Canvas) of DMD 251: Advanced 3D Modeling for the Fall 2023 semester as part of the associate in applied science degrees and certificates in the Digital Media and Design Department.

DMD 251: Advanced 3D Modeling is designed as an advanced modeling course for students who are experienced with basic 3D modeling concepts and technical practice. The course introduces more sophisticated concepts and techniques such as polygon modeling, texture mapping, lighting, and rendering. Through hands-on practice, students will focus on modeling concepts and development relating to character, environmental, materials and lighting design.

Required Qualification(s)

1. Bachelor’s degree in digital media, animation, computer art, media arts, film/video production, or a related discipline, and three (3) years of “tested experience.”
2. As this course emphasizes 3D modeling for digital media, at least six (6) semester hours should be in that respect.
3. Three (3) years of recent experience working in the animation industry, no more than five (5) years ago.
4. College-level teaching experience and/or 2-3 years industry experience.
5. Competency in technologies commonly used in college level instruction.
6. Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, gender identities, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Desired Qualification(s)

1. Prior college-level teaching experience and/or industry related experience
2. Bilingual in Spanish and English

Posting Date

Closing Date

Expected Start Date

Special Instructions Summary

This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates. As teaching needs arise, applications will be reviewed for possible interviews. The number of adjunct faculty hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Adjunct faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs.

The Faculty Success Framework illustrates the fundamental elements of a faculty member’s career at CLC . Its purpose is to support a culture of continual faculty development and to provide full but flexible paths for faculty to both consistently contribute to student success efforts and cultivate professional fulfillment. Our Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning Excellence ( CLC CARES ) outline the qualities we expect CLC faculty will exemplify in their professional and pedagogical engagement with students.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Your application can remain under consideration for the academic year. You may check your status at any time by logging into with your username and password. Thanks for being patient with the adjunct faculty hiring process.

Pay Rate


Extension Sites

Total Hours per week
4 load hours per class section

Work Schedule

Virtual Live: Thursdays 6:00-9:45 p.m.

EEO Statement

The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Software Testing Required

Interview Process Requirements

Summary of Essential Functions
  • The instructor is also responsible for following all College, Division, and Department policies and procedures.
  • Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
  • Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security Authority.
  • Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
  • Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
  • Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students, when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the College.
  • Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College, Division, or departmental policy.
  • Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress.
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
  • Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by the College.
  • Be available for student consultation through phone or email.
  • Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
  • Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the department. Provide all results as requested.
  • Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related instructional material). Meet with all classes for the scheduled time.
  • Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically by the required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade and attendance records.
  • Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
  • Revise and update course content as needed.
  • Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of program advisory boards, college, division, and department committees.
  • Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate Dean.
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Digital Media, Computer Art, Media Arts, Film/Video Production, Animation, Recording Arts, Visual Communication, Interactive Design or a related discipline, and three years of 'tested experience.'
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least six (6) semester hours of studies within 3D modeling for digital media?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have three (3) years of recent experience working in the animation industry, no more than five (5) years ago?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have college-level teaching experience and/or 2-3 years' industry experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have prior college-level teaching experience and/or industry related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2

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