Photography Instructor
Carteret Community College - Morehead City, NC

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Photography Instructor needed at Carteret Community College in Morehead City: MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONS: MFA degree in Photography or in a related field with equivalent professional experience and18 hours of graduate credit in Photography. Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility are required both in the classroom and in the online environment with experience teaching on the Moodle or Blackboard Course Management System. The applicant should have extensive photographic skills in wet darkroom processes, studio lighting, digital applications, and multi-media. The applicant should also demonstrate skills in the areas of: communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; and demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment. Some nighttime work required. Permanent full time 10-month position; hiring range of $4,338.00 - $4,528.00. Deadline for applying is April 30, 2013. The application should include 15-20 examples of current work, either web based or on a CD which can be mailed to: Attn: Human Resources, Carteret Community College, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City NC 28557. Position start date is August 1, 2013. Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Photography Instructor

Statement of Primary Purpose

Provide leadership and fulfill administrative, instructional, and coordinative duties in their division. Includes coordination of day, evening, weekend, off-campus, and online course work for the division.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning:
  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the curriculum area coordinator and approved by the division director.
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
  • Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.

Curriculum Development:
  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
  • Make recommendations to curriculum area coordinator for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.

Advising:
  • Provide assistance to advisees.
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
  • Use the computer and the college=s student information system to assist advisees.
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees.
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising.
Professional Development:
  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the curriculum area coordinator and then the division director and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
  • Keep abreast of current technology.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
  • Participate in on-campus professional development activities.

Institutional Service:
  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Participate in college-wide activities.

Community Relations:
  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Serve on a number of college committees and work teams that relate to your assigned supervision area such as curriculum committee or ASAP Team. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education
Minimum qualifications: Master's degree preferred with 18 graduate hours in Photography.

Knowledge and Skills
Teaching and administrative experience leading to this level of responsibility are required both in the classroom and in the online environment with experience teaching on the Moodle or Blackboard Course Management System. The applicant should have extensive photographic skills in wet darkroom processes, studio lighting, digital applications, and multi-media. The applicant should also demonstrate skills in the areas of: communication, organization, and managing multiple priorities; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, community groups, and others; and demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team environment.

Physical Demands

Licensing Requirement

Working Conditions and Environment (i.e., necessary travel, unusual work hours, unusual environmental conditions, etc.)

Ability to accommodate a flexible working schedule, some nighttime work required. Limited travel within service area.

Equipment Operation

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

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