Instructor, Entertainment Technology - Adjunct

Guilford Technical Community College   Jamestown, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 12, 2021
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Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the team.

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. Every faculty member is responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. 

The Division of Business, Creative and Performing Arts at Guilford Technical Community College seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and collaborative educator to join our team as a Part-Time Instructor. Under general supervision, this individual will teach in the Entertainment Technology Program. The successful candidate should be prepared to integrate technology skills into the classroom, be available to teach at times and locations that meet the needs of students and be committed to working constructively with all facets of our programs within a community college setting. Successful applicants will be placed into our pool of adjuncts to be assigned sections or serve as substitute instructors on an as-needed basis.
Duties/Functions
Teaching
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
  • developing learner-centered lesson plans
  • employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
  • incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in the classroom, distance
    learning and laboratory environments
  • creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student
    population
  • preparing, distributing, and utilizing instructional support materials, including course
    syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media, and other devices as appropriate
  • conducting an appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and
    programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
  • participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
  • participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Administration
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment, and student records to include:
  • maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
  • providing for the security of facilities, equipment, and instructional materials and
    maintaining safe working conditions
  • maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with
    established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague,
    WebAdvisor, Canvas)
  • complying with all applicable college, state, and federal rules and regulations

Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
  • addressing student concerns in a timely manner
  • promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
  • referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate

  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication,
    information processing, problem-solving, responsibility, and teamwork.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain student records
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor
Difficult Challenges Contacts
  • Department Chair, Creative and Performing Arts
  • Dean, Business, Creative and Performing Arts
Education Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Technology, Entertainment Technology, or Theatre Technology Scenic and Lighting Design from a Regionally Accredited college or university 
Education Preferred
  • Master’s  Degree in Music Technology, Entertainment Technology, or Theatre Technology Scenic and Lighting Design from a Regionally Accredited college or university 
Experience Required
  • 3 years of relevant industry experience in Concert Lighting or Theatrical Lighting.
  • Post-secondary teaching and/or professional training experience in any of the following formats: teaching credit or non-credit courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.
Experience Preferred
  • More than 3 years of relevant industry experience in Concert Lighting or Theatrical Lighting.
  • Community College teaching experience
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
KSA Required
The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role
of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1.  Multi-task
2.  Respect Diversity
3.  Adapt to changing procedures, protocols, or assignments.
4.  Create and maintain a learner-centered environment
5.  Communicate effectively
6.  Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.
KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements
Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
1.  Reporting Requirements
2.  Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
3.  Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
4.  Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
5.  Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
6.  eLearning Level One in Canvas (before the first day of the first-semester teaching)
Physical Demands
1.  May include teaching day and evening and/or weekend hours.
2.  Physical Requirements
a.  Hear and see
b.  Stand extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
 
Other:
1.  Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required

  • Physical Activity: | Long periods of standing and or walking
  • Environmental Hazard(s): | <15%
  • Lifting: | 20< – >50lbs. 

Posting Type Adjunct Faculty