Humanities Faculty - Film (Position Code PTHUM-22) - Oakton Community College
Oakton Community College
Location: Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois
Internal Number: 139589
Location: Des Plaines and Skokie, IL Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Wed Nov 17 2021 Job Description:
HUM 160 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 1) Introduction to Film
Course offers a survey of the historical development of film, emphasizing a study of films and innovations in film production that have had significant influence on film as an art form. Topics include basic film language, editing, light, sound, camera movement, and related topics.
Course offers a survey of the historical development of global cinema outside of Hollywood and the United States, emphasizing a study of films and innovations in film production, distribution, and exhibition, as well as changes in national identity, that have had significant influence on cinema as an international art form.
HUM 260 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 1) Perspectives on Film
Course presents different modes of filmmaking. Content includes narrative, documentary, and animation; variety of current critical methodologies for studying film, such as genre theory, authorship theory, star theory, national cinema, feminist film theory, and structuralist theory (hero studies).
Construction of a course syllabus, consistent with the generic course syllabus, that stipulates course objectives, content, and grading criteria,
Preparation of course presentations and instructional materials, for lecture, and laboratory and clinical functions (as appropriate),
Delivery of instruction, including being prepared for and meeting courses and laboratories (if appropriate) at scheduled times,
Consultation with and evaluation of students,
Maintenance of clear records on student performance, as well as any other factors, such as attendance involved with the grading of students,
Compliance with departmental and institutional policies and procedures including but not limited to submission of midterm and final grades, keeping office hours, and decisions regarding instructional matters such as texts, assignments, grading standards, and adhering to provisions of the OCCFA contract, and Compliance with institutional procedures.
Part-time faculty are paid on a lecture hour equivalents (LHE) basis. For most courses, the LHE is the same as a credit hour. For others, the LHE represents additional work for teaching the class, such as grading papers for Composition classes or teaching a class with a laboratory section (computers, languages, and the sciences); in those cases, the LHE represents a figure higher than the credit hour. All part-time faculty start at the beginning pay rates, regardless of the level and type of experience obtained elsewhere. Those rates are $1155/LHE for faculty without doctorates and $1237/LHE for faculty with doctorates for the 2021-22 academic year. Starting salary may change due to the completion of the Adjunct Faculty contract.
Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where 3+ credit hours are taught in each semester.
Master's degree in the specified area, or master's degree in a related area, with at least eighteen graduate semester hours in the specified area (based on course content)
Prior college teaching experience is preferred.
Additional Qualifications or Position Requirements Unique to This Search
Ability to teach a range of film courses
Ability to teach interdisciplinary course HUM 124) African American Culture and the Arts is preferred.
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Part-time faculty are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of their education, training, work experience as related to current technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history of successful performance at Oakton Community College.
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