Instructor or Assistant Professor of Digital Media Technology
Company: Southeast New Mexico College
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Instructor or Assistant Professor of Digital Media
Required: Master's degree in Digital Media, Animation, Graphic
Arts, or other related field.
Preferred: Ph.D. preferred but not required
Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor DOE
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Salary: $51,641 to $58,398 DOE
Primary Activity: Exclusively for Credit
Posting Dates: 4/26/2022 to 06/30/2022
General Information of Campus
Since 1950, Southeast New Mexico College formerly New Mexico State
University Carlsbad, an independent college formed by House Bill
212, has been serving Carlsbad, Eddy County, and southeast New
Mexico with affordable education and a community-minded approach to
preparing students for success in their careers. We take pride in
our diverse group of students, faculty, and staff members. With our
variety of associate degrees and certificates, SENMC is here to
help you pursue your educational goals. From business to nursing
and welding to history, we'll assist you in professional
development, transfer to a 4-year university with an Associate
degree, personal enrichment, distance/online learning, and adult
basic education—all at an inexpensive cost and convenient schedule
that fits into your life.
Southeast Community College formerly New Mexico State University
Carlsbad is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track
position in Digital Media. The accepted job candidate will teach
courses in foundational graphic design, 2D and 3D animation,
digital illustration, art history and theory, and studio art
classes such as painting, drawing, photography, and sketching.
Requirements for the Position:
Will be assigned to teach on a 9-month contract of 15 credit hours
per semester. Carries out a 5/5 teaching load of 100 and 200-level
classes. Holds regular office hours in accordance with the policies
established in the Faculty Manual. Delivers class instruction that
supports the Digital Media program's learning objectives. Provides
a classroom environment conducive to fostering creativity and
innovation. Collaborates with the local high schools to develop and
solidify the Digital Media dual credit and early college programs.
Evaluates student performance and instructional methods using the
college's established system of assessment. Serves as a member of
the college's various governance committees and task forces to
promote institutional/instructional efficiency and support a
culture of learning. Develops and revises curricula for the digital
media program. Collaborates with other departments in regard to
interdisciplinary projects, campus events, and instructional
training. Attends scheduled faculty meetings, department meetings,
required training, and committee meetings. Contributes to the
development of the Digital Media program through participation in
student recruitment activities, promotion of program-related
events, and revision of course competencies. Keeps up to date on
trends and changes in media technologies. Performs other duties as
assigned. Must be willing to live in Carlsbad, New Mexico, or the
surrounding area close enough to commute.
Advanced knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite, including
Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and After Effects. Knowledge in
foundational contemporary art and design practices such as
typography, color theory, layout design, motion graphics,
storyboarding, and drawing. Excellent communication skills.
Experience in participating in scholarly digital media research
and/or portfolio development activities (art shows, internships,
publications, etc.) Documented evidence of technical and
theoretical skills (portfolio, industry experience, art
exhibitions, etc.) Knowledge in Autodesk Maya.
Preferred Qualifications (optional)
At least three years of industry experience working in visual
development, animation, graphic design, illustration, or other
related field. Experience in teaching in the digital arts,
Experience in teaching dual credit and non-traditional adult
students. Experience working with ethnically diverse and rural
other web development languages. Knowledge in interactive
technologies such as Flash, Dreamweaver, C++, and Java. Familiarity
in time-based media technologies, such as video and film.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit Resume/CV, Cover letter, Three (3) References and unofficial
transcripts to .
Finalists will be asked to demonstrate their teaching skills during
the interview process.
Applicants must submit a portfolio of work that demonstrates their
technical and conceptual knowledge in graphic arts.
Submit a PDF file containing 10-15 samples of your work.
Submit a link to an online portfolio that documents your work.
Providing samples of student work is a plus.
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