Lecturer, Visual Communications & Design - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus

Job Responsibilities

Teaches a full range of courses in visual communications and design for print, web and interactive media.

• Prepares and delivers lectures to students on various topics in relation to a specific discipline
• Evaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments and papers
• Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts
• Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, speaking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences
• Maintains student attendance records, grades and other required records
• Initiates, facilitates and moderates classroom discussions
• As needed, advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues
• Plans, evaluates and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instruction
• Compiles, administers and grades examinations
• Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
• Maintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students
• Selects and obtains materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment
• Serves on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional polices, department matters and academic issues
• Participates in campus and community events

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Design or related field
• Ability to teach Digital Illustration, Visual Communication and Interactive Media courses
• Proficiency in communication and presentation
• Proficiency in industry standard design software
• 2 years industry and/or teaching experience

• Teaching experience
• Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for students
• Advanced communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and organizational skills
• Logic and reasoning skills to identify solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
• Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in a related field
• Online portfolio
• Minimum of 2 years College-level teaching experience and/or minimum of 2 years recent relevant professional work in a graphic design related field
• Experience with 3D Design and Animation software
• Experience designing and teaching using a course management system (CMS) such as Blackboard
• Experience teaching/working in a diverse environment
• Membership in local and professional organizations directly related to the field
• Strong organizational and communication skills

Work Schedule

Classes are assigned, beginning August (Fall semester) 2015. Ability to work a combination of days/evenings/weekends is required. Assignments may include working at multiple sites/campuses.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

$41,140 minimum; offer based on education/or and experience.

Special Note

The following documents must be attached to your on-line employment application:
1) Current resume
2) A cover letter
3) A one-page statement explaining how you promote student learning and achievement
4) Scanned copies of your transcript (original, unofficial, or photocopy) for the required degree and copies of required licenses/certifications. Please indicate your current name of the transcript if it differs from the name on the transcript.
Applicants selected for interview must provide official transcripts for the required degree at the time of interview.
Please note that the required degree must be conferred/completed prior to submission of your application.
Please DO NOT include other transcripts or documents not requested such as letters of reference or past evaluations; only the transcript and required licenses/certifications will be forwarded to the search committee. No faxed transcripts, licenses, or certifications will be accepted.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Lecturer, Visual Communications & Design
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Arts
  • Multimedia, Animation, Video Game
  • Community College Fine Arts / Applied Arts
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter