Rocky Mount, NC
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Information Technology, Video Game Design and Development, Computer Programming, or related field or similar degree.
- Proficiency using game engines like Unity, Unreal Engine or Godot and the ability to create, debug and optimize games within these engines. Strong knowledge in character animation, game level design, prototyping, user experience (UX) and player engagement. Experience using scripting languages, algorithms and software design principles in game development. Experience creating assets, characters and environments for games using 3D modeling software.
- Strong content knowledge in the following areas:
- Game engines: Unity, Unreal Engine or Godot
- 2D and 3D graphics software: Adobe Photoshop, Blender, 3ds Max, or Maya
- Operating Systems: Windows Desktop, Linux
- Windows Server, Azure,
- VMware Workstation, vSphere
- Cloud Services
- Demonstrated experience teaching in post-secondary settings
- Demonstrated experience with online instruction and course development using a learning management system (LMS)
- Demonstrated experience in curriculum design, assessment, and andragogy/pedagogy
Teach assigned classes in the Game and Simulation Programming and Information Technology curriculum programs. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning. Demonstrate appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs. Use available instructional technologies. Maintain software / hardware requirements for individual courses and computer labs within the department. Serve on college committees, advise students, represent the college in the community and other assigned duties. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and online classes at on-campus and off-campus teaching sites.
*** 10 month position to begin in January 2024 ***
Position will be posted until filled.
- Provide effective learning experiences for students using a variety of teaching methods.
- Give students at the beginning of each course a course outline which lists measurable learning objectives and expected outcomes of students and which follows the designated outline format of NCC.
- Develop and submit up-to-date course outlines to the Department Chair and the Dean of Curriculum CTE prior to the course being taught.
- Assess on a regular basis the success rate of students in each class taught, the retention and graduation rate of all advisees and submit this information to the respective Department Chair in May of each year.
- Contact students who are absent from class.
- Schedule regular student contact hours and post schedule prior to the end of the add period.
- Serve as curriculum student advisor as assigned and verify readiness for graduation.
- Maintain classroom environment and report problems in a timely manner.
- Maintain shop and lab safety within current regulations.
- Safeguard and keep accurate inventory of instructional and office equipment and report any irregularities to department chair.
- Leave classrooms suitable for the next class.
- Maintain accurate scholastic and membership records of students enrolled in classes and to submit reports according to the established schedule.
- Perform assigned duties during registration and extended registration.
- Present to the respective Department Chair recommendations for improving the instructional programs.
- Furnish input to the Department Chair as to supply, textbook, resource, and equipment needs for instructional purposes.
- Attend all scheduled faculty meetings unless there is a conflict with a scheduled class.
- Work with the program advisory committee related to curriculum.
- Serve on institutional committees and to fulfill committee assignments.
- Participate in on-going curriculum review and formal evaluation and implement necessary changes for improvement.
- Stay abreast of changes in technology and obtain recognized certification(s) as required in identified software and/or hardware systems.
- Recognize technology-based instructional methodologies.
- Instruct, as needed, on-line or technology based course(s) in keeping with the workload policy.
- Attend annual graduation exercises.
- Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair and Chief Academic Officer.
- Use Web Attendance feature of Self Service.
- Participate in College events and activities.
- Maintain regular and consistent on-site attendance during normal hours of college operations in fulfillment of duties not inconsistent with the expectations for full-time employees and College policies and procedures.
- Initiate and answer telephone calls and video conference calls.
- Participate in professional development activities provided by NCC.
- Perform other duties as assigned which contribute to the efficient and effective operation of NCC.
- Serve on various committees as assigned.
- Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees may request reasonable accommodation(s) if necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Maintain stationary position, sitting or standing, for extended periods of time.
- Operate a computer and other office machinery.
- Occasionally lift, move, transport, install, or remove items weighing up to 15 pounds.
- The ability to communicate information so that others understand.
- The ability to observe details.
- Occasionally move to different classrooms across campus to provide instruction, advising, and instructional support.
- Drive to remote instructional sites or other locations in performance of the duties listed in this job description.