Located primarily on the Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, NC.
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, October 11, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
• A minimum of:
o A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the teaching discipline – or
o An Associate’s degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution that is recognized by the United States Department of Education, and five (5) or more years of full-time equivalent experience in the discipline field – or
o Documentation of significant and extensive experience or contributions to the discipline demonstrated through: work experience, technical and performance competency, records of publications, certifications, or other qualifying credentials.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications
• Minimum of the equivalent of one academic year of full-time teaching experience at the community college level
• Five or more years of experience using the following Adobe Creative Cloud applications: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.
• Two or more years of experience creating interactive ePublications and animations using Adobe Animate, Flash, or related applications.
• Two or more years of experience editing and producing finished video projects using Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro, or related applications.
• One of more of the following: currently valid Adobe certifications in one or more Adobe Creative Cloud applications, currently valid Adobe Specialist certification in Web Design or Visual Design, or an equivalent combination of currently valid certifications relevant to the Digital Media industry
• Familiarity with a course management system such as Moodle
• Knowledge and/or experience with learning outcomes assessment
• Demonstrated innovation within the field of education and/or technology
• Evidence of effective problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
• Evidence of a career that includes a strong work ethic with a proven track record of project completion, multi-tasking, and the ability to handle high-pressure environments
• Evidence of a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth
The Digital Media Technology Faculty/Program Lead is a 9-month, full-time position located primarily on the Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Department Chair for Computer and Industrial Technologies, the Digital Media Technology Faculty/Program Lead assumes primary responsibility for curriculum and assessment of the Digital Media Technology program of study within the School of Professional Occupations and Public Services. This individual is an academically qualified faculty who holds degree credentials or other qualifications appropriate to the program. He/she is responsible for coordination of curriculum development and review. He/she ensures that the program contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Job responsibilities of the program lead are considered additional duties beyond those of curriculum faculty. Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.
• Create classroom activities and learning environments that meet the needs of all learners, including high school students, adult learners, and senior populations.
• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
• Acts as chief advocate for the program and presents a positive image of the program and the college to both internal and external customers
• Lead the recruitment effort for the program and assures that promotional literature is current, accurate, and available
• Assure that all faculty members in the program are assisting with student advising and providing current, accurate information
• Assist the Department Chair of Computer and Industrial Technologies in maintaining a roster of qualified adjunct faculty for the program
• Work with the Department Chair in recruitment, orientation, and mentoring of adjunct faculty
• Perform classroom observations of adjunct faculty in the program
• Make recommendations to the Department Chair and Dean of Professional Occupations and Public Services for curriculum changes
• Lead program faculty in the area of outcomes and assessment as required for SACS COC accreditation
• Maintain and updates all master course syllabi specific to the program
• Coordinates the selection of textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
• Lead the program’s advisory committee process, program review, and program improvement plans
• Coordinate class scheduling for the program as directed by the Department Chair
• Assist the Department Chair and Dean in other ways as needed
• Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
• Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in high school and community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county).
• Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
• Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
• Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs