Allan Hancock College serves more than 20,000 students in northern Santa Barbara County. Located on the central coast and just minutes from spectacular beaches and rolling vineyards, AHC operates three campuses - the main campus in Santa Maria, a state approved center in Lompoc and a center in Santa Ynez. As one of the largest employers in Santa Barbara County, the college is an integral part of the community and enjoys strong support from local leaders and industry.
AHC, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, is proud to serve underrepresented students. The college has twice received recognition from the Aspen institute as one of the top colleges in the country. If you are looking for a position where you can have a direct impact on our students, AHC may be the place for you!
To learn more about Allan Hancock College and the Central Coast, visit our Human Resources page at www.hancockcollege.edu and click on the Welcome to AHC video.
We are searching for an experienced Part-Time Multimedia Instructor at our Santa Maria Campus facility.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Part-Time Multimedia Instructor: Web Design, and Game & App Design (Pool)
Allan Hancock College is accepting applications to establish a pool of qualified candidates to teach remote at the Santa Maria Campus for fall 2020 and spring 2021 in Multimedia: Responsive Web Design; and Game & App Design. The ideal candidate will share the Colleges' commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
This position is a pool position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a pool of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Allan Hancock College. The advantage of pool positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised.
Salary Range: Lecture Rate: $48.00 - $73.50 per hour depending upon education and experience
Lab Rate: $41.80 to $64.00 per hour depending upon education and experience
Activity Rate: $30.80 to $48.21 per hour depending upon education and experience
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
Essential Functions include the following:
1. Teach college courses in Multimedia: Web Design and/or Game & App design
2. In addition faculty are required to assist in curriculum revisions and new course development, consult with students during office and lab hours and maintain expertise in current technologies; and perform other professional duties as are required by contract and general institutional needs.
Possession of any Bachelor's degree AND two years of professional experience OR an Associate degree AND six years of professional experience OR the equivalent (see below)
Three years' experience working in the multimedia/web design/game and app design field
Two years' experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution
Experience in a variety of multimedia development software tools, including the Adobe CC package
* Experience in developing apps and/or games using Unity software
Competency in the use of supporting software such as the Microsoft OS and Office Suite and a variety of internet browsers
Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application indicating one or more of the following:
Degree Equivalence: The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.
Academic Background Equivalence: Related to disciplines in which a Master's Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following:
i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor's or Associate's Degree, and
ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and/or substantial training in the requested field. The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his/her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.
Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Recent successful experience in teaching or preparation to teach college-level courses in multimedia. Please indicate your areas of specialty in the cover letter.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of health and safety issues in labs and materials use.
3. Ability to ensure consistent and appropriate assessment of student progress.
4. Commitment to maintain currency in the discipline and related technology appropriate to instruction.
5. A commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals.
6. Enthusiasm for, understanding of, and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college.
7. Skill and experience to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds.
8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
9. Experience in Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator
10. Proficient in hand-coding XHTML and CSS.
11. Traditional graphic design training.
12. Basic knowledge of Animate, Unity, and video editing in not required, but beneficial.
13. Industry experience either in a design studio or freelancing.
14. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to build successful relationships with students.
15. Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
16. Demonstrated time management and detail-oriented skills.
17. Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and writing skills.).
A Bachelor's degree
Membership in a professional association tied to the area of instruction
48.00 - 73.50
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Allan Hancock College is a California public community college located in northern Santa Barbara County. The college is ranked as one of the five best community colleges in California and one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation. Approximately 11,500 credit students enroll each semester at one of the college's four locations in Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Ynez Valley, or at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The main campus is in Santa Maria, a 105 acre park-like setting that provides students with exceptional teaching and state of the art technology. The college offers opportunities for those who want to begin a bachelor's degree (university degree), earn an associate degree (two-year degree), prepare for a career, or upgrade skills. The college offers degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. Allan Hancock College is well-known for its English as a second language program, its professional theatre program, and for providing superior support services for its students, including counseling and tutoring.