Instructor, Advertising and Graphic Design (Photography/Digital Imaging) - Adjunct
Guilford Technical Community College
Location: Jamestown, North Carolina
Internal Number: 4720
Job Description Summary:
Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. Every faculty member is responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.
The Division of Business, Creative and Performing Arts at Guilford Technical Community College seeks an energetic, enthusiastic and collaborative educator to join our team as a part-time Advertising and Graphic Design program instructor teaching Photography, Digital Imaging, and other related courses. Under the supervision of the Department Chair, this individual will prepare and teach courses designed to support our Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. While additional teaching opportunities may exist in other courses within the design program, dependent on the skillset and background of the candidate, the immediate need is for a professional experienced in Photography and Digital Image production in a commercial setting, with preference given to those with Videography expertise.
The successful candidate should be prepared to integrate technology skills into the classroom, be available to teach at times and locations that meet the needs of students, and be committed to working constructively with all facets of our program within a community college setting. This faculty position will complement and broaden our graphic design program as we look to expand the concentration's curricular offerings to include emerging areas in new media. Therefore, the ideal candidate would also have specialization in one or more areas related to: motion design, time-based media, video production, interactive media design, UI and UX design, Web Design, animation, and/or traditional print design.
Successful applicants will be placed into our pool of adjuncts to be assigned sections or serve as substitute instructors on an as needed basis.
Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design or related field that includes 18 hours in Graphic Design, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
Masters of Arts/Masters of Fine Arts (MA or MFA) in Graphic Design or closely related field that includes 18 hours in Graphic Design, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
Post-secondary teaching and/or professional training experience in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, or other continuing education seminars
3 years relevant Industry or Field experience in Graphic Design projects
3 years of experience Basic camera functionality, photo composition, editing and output using DSLR cameras.
3 years of experience in indoor and outdoor photography using natural and artificial light sources
3 years of experience in studio photography using both strobe and LED lighting setups
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications, specifically Photoshop and Lightroom
Experience using Apple Mac-based hardware and operating systems
Experience with videography or cinematography
Experience with Final Cut Pro
Community College teaching experience
Greater than 3 years relevant Industry or Field experience in Graphic Design projects
Greater than 3 years of experience Basic camera functionality, photo composition, editing and output using DSLR cameras.
Greater than 3 years of experience in indoor and outdoor photography using natural and artificial light sources
Greater than 3 years of experience in studio photography using both strobe and LED lighting setups
Experience in interactive, UI or UX design
Experience teaching typography, visual design and conceptual problem solving
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
Demonstrated involvement in the design community through projects or organizations
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.