Responsible to prepare and deliver Visual Communication (Graphic Media Production) coursework in engaging, innovative, and discipline-appropriate ways that reflect a commitment to success equity, respect for diversity, an understanding of culturally responsive teaching, and knowledge of the teaching field. Meets professional standards for faculty in accordance with college policies and procedures.
The focus of this position is Graphic Media Production.
Principal Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare and teach courses in the field of Graphic Media Production to a diverse and multicultural student population based on the department's approved course learning outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of community college students and the standards of the discipline.
Participate actively in departmental responsibilities and departmental governance, including curriculum review and revision, program review, assessment of student learning outcomes at the course and program level, and other departmental activities.
Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback reflecting program learning outcomes and departmental expectations.
Serve as a mentor to students in the Visual Communication program.
Provide teaching and mentoring services to students in a manner which does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected categories.
Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities.
Support division and department goals through active and collegial engagement in decision-making and unit-level planning.
Serve on collegewide and departmental committees, councils, work groups, and task forces.
Perform other related tasks as assigned by the department chair, dean, and/or associate vice president, vice president, executive vice president.
Teaches introductory and advanced vector graphics, digital imaging, digital publishing and graphic media production courses.
Develops course curriculum by maintaining the vector graphics curriculum within the Visual Communication Department.
Advises and mentors students in the Visual Communication Department's workforce degree and certificate programs (Graphic Media Production Specialization), and guides students in the production of a professional quality portfolio for the department's capstone course.
Coordinates Visual Communication adjunct faculty in the Graphic Media Production area, also serving as a liaison between the Graphic Media Production program and area high-school technology preparatory programs.
Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom and online learning (such as a Learning Management System) as well as to develop and build course content and perform administrative duties (posting office hours, syllabi, grades, etc.).
Demonstrated proficiency with Mac OS.
Demonstrated expert level proficiency in Adobe Illustrator through use of advanced features such as, but not limited to: hot keys and shortcuts used for optimized production workflow.
Demonstrated high proficiency in PhotoShop and InDesign
Demonstrated familiarity with Procreate, After Effects, Sketch
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.