Instructor/Assistant Professor, Web Design - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Bring your expertise, spirit for innovation and passion for teaching to Anne Arundel Community College.

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped about 50,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.

Recently, the college's seat on the League for Innovation in Community College's board of directors - one of only 18 community colleges in the nation - was reaffirmed. A member of this elite organization since 2004, AACC was unanimously selected for its innovative programs and services, commitment to learning-centered education and dedication to serving students and the community. In 2009, AACC launched Student Success 2020, a college-wide call to action and strategic plan to help more of its students be more successful in achieving their educational goals.

During the summer of 2012, the college opened the Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover which houses 13 specialized labs, a testing center and faculty support space. Also in 2012, AACC reopened its renovated and expanded Andrew G. Truxal Library with a focus on learning and success. The beautiful award-winning facility recently earned a LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, along with other architectural awards.

Located in Anne Arundel County in Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is not far from Washington, D.C. Also bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.

AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.

Faculty members are expected to serve on department and college committees, advise students, engage in professional development activities and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grants. They should be prepared to use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and show commitment to innovation, teaching excellence, and a teaching/learning focus. College teaching experience is preferred.

We invite faculty applications now for renewable, term-contract faculty appointments for fall 2015 beginning August 16, 2015, potentially leading to tenure-track positions. A willingness to teach at all AACC locations is required.  

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree or higher in related digital art or design field, with demonstrated professional experience teaching HTML 5, CSS3, Javascript, Adobe software and user interface design in the classroom required.

Ability to teach a range of digital art courses.

Design fluency across range of digital art and design media with strengths in web design.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications should include teaching philosophy, resume/CV, and cover letter with a link to a digital portfolio of 20 professional and 20 student works.  

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a practicing designer with an established reputation and a significant record of professional, creative and/or scholarly achievement.

An understanding of contemporary theoretical and historical concepts in art and design, and the ability to encourage critical thinking and problem solving.

Experience with program assessment, curriculum design, and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others is highly desirable.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Visual Arts
  • Instructor/Assistant Professor, Web Design
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media
  • Community College Sciences
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: See Job Description