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8 Jan 2020

Full-Time Instructor, Digital Media and Design

The College of Lake County  Grayslake, Illinois, United States

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The College of Lake County seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in animation and video production. Additional experience in audio production is desirable. This is a joint position between the Art Department and Digital Media and Design Department.
The ideal candidate will teach computer art and animation courses in the Art Department and animation, video, audio and digital media courses in the Digital Media and Design Department. Functioning and communicating seamlessly with faculty between the two departments is crucial to the success of the position. The candidate will demonstrate motivation in student success through academic advisement, curriculum development and promotion of courses in both departments. The position serves a full range of community college students including transfer, career program, returning and non-traditional populations. The candidate will be a dedicated educator with relevant professional experience in animation, video production, audio production and/or an active artist with a proven professional exhibition record using animation, video and audio within their work.

The College of Lake County (CLC) is a comprehensive community college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths for our students by offering exceptional learning experiences. The college is widely recognized for student success, business and community partnerships, and for the achievements of our faculty, staff and alumni.

The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable, high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves.

The College of Lake County is a leader in providing innovative education and workforce solutions.

Excellence, Purpose, Integrity, Compassion, Unity and Inclusion

College of Lake County is committed to a diverse workforce that represents our student body. Our search process is designed to promote increasing the diversity of our full-time faculty. Search committee members are committed to diversity and this serves as the basis of a successful search at CLC.

Required Qualification:

Master of Arts degree (MA) in Animation, Film/Video or related field

Experience working with 2D & 3D animation and Adobe Creative Cloud software

Evidence of a professional animation, film, video and/or art exhibition practice

Evidence of continued professional activity

Demonstrated evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion

Desired Qualification:

Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA) in Animation, Film/Video or related field.

Additional experience in audio recording and production is desirable

1-3 years of college teaching experience beyond graduate school teaching assistantships

Community college teaching experience

Teaching and professional experience in one or more of the following areas: 2D animation, 3D modeling and animation, stop motion, motion graphics, visual effects, video production and editing, audio recording and production

Proficiency working with the following software: Adobe Creative Cloud including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, Maxon Cinema 4D, Pixologic ZBrush, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Logic. Avid ProTools and Steinberg Cubase is desirable

Experience with video cameras, SLR cameras, lighting equipment, microphones, audio production equipment

Ability to teach all levels of 2D and 3D computer animation and video courses

Advanced skills in 3D animation, modeling, character rigging, composting and special effects

Proven experience developing college-level art and digital media curriculum

Demonstrated experience developing and teaching online or hybrid courses

Experience effectively communicating with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population

Bilingual in Spanish and English

Special Instructions:

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to submit a minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority consideration given to applications completed by February 14, 2020. Additional completed applications may be considered after February 14, 2020. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Salary placement is commensurate with education and experience. The minimum 2020 – 2021 academic year (Fall & Spring Semester) base salary range is $59,807 with a master’s degree to $75,944 with a doctorate in the subject field. Optional contract for the summer session offers potential for significantly greater earnings.

Faculty may be assigned to any of the three CLC campuses; Grayslake, Lakeshore or Southlake. New faculty hires are required to attend orientation the week prior to the start date of August 17, 2020.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.

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. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


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Instructor, Digital Media and Design
  The College of Lake County
   Grayslake, Illinois, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, design, film, lighting, media, and teaching. States: Illinois.

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