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Animation Instructor

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY 14132
  • Job Code
    114215200
Position Title: Animation Instructor
Position Category: Faculty
Position Status: 10 Month
FLSA: Exempt
Advertised Salary: $47,785
Department: Business, Technology & Arts
Working Hours: Varies

General Description:
Niagara County Community College is seeking dedicated, motivated individuals for an Animation instructor to provide leadership, engagement, and discipline expertise in continuing to move the program forward in innovative ways. As a full time faculty member at Niagara County Community College, successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence.

The successful candidate for this position will have relevant professional experience in Animation and/or focused academic study necessary to provide instruction in a full range of courses including, but not limited to: 2D Design, 3D Design, Motion Graphics, Storyboarding and animatics.

Teaching load assignments will be made based on the selected candidates experience, background, and institutional need.

Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions:
• Participation in student recruitment and articulation
• Transfer program agreements
• Maintain subject matter currency
• Develop and revising curriculum
• using computer and technology
• Assessment of program learning outcomes
• Advisement of students
• Collegial participation in departmental meetings
• Participate in college and discipline-specific professional activities
• Other Duties as assigned

Essential Functions: Ability to work with, and teach a diverse student population. Ability to advise students for classes, transfer options and career advice in the field. Ability to be an active member in the division and serve on committees representing the division. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. Must be able to develop, prepare and present information. Must able to operate computers. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in Animation, Art Design, Digital Media, Computer Science or related field with a demonstration of being currently enrolled in a Masters degree program or have already earned a Masters degree
• Experience working with 2D & 3D software and Adobe Creative Suite software;
• Professional experience in animation.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Teaching experience preferred
• Experience working with Maya software for animation, modeling, rigging or lighting of content in animations/films.
• Demonstrated ability to develop students' awareness of story, audience and collaboration in animation or film production
• Community College experience
• Masters of Fine Arts degree ( MFA )
• Experience with Adobe AfterEffects
• Current and ongoing experience as a professional Animation practitioner
• Ability to teach undergraduate courses in graphic/visual design topic areas.
• Experience in leadership positions

About NCCC:
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.

Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.
NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

Background Check Detail:
Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.

EEO Statement:
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number: F050P
Open Date: 09/30/2019
Close Date: 11/08/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:

• cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
• resume
• unofficial transcripts
• names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

PI114215200

<strong>Position Title: </strong> Animation Instructor<br /><strong>Position Category: </strong> Faculty<br /><strong>Position Status: </strong> 10 Month<br /><strong>FLSA: </strong> Exempt<br /><strong>Advertised Salary: </strong> $47,785<br /><strong>Department: </strong> Business, Technology & Arts<br /><strong>Working Hours: </strong> Varies<br /><br /><strong>General Description: <br /></strong> Niagara County Community College is seeking dedicated, motivated individuals for an Animation instructor to provide leadership, engagement, and discipline expertise in continuing to move the program forward in innovative ways. As a full time faculty member at Niagara County Community College, successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence.<br /> <br />The successful candidate for this position will have relevant professional experience in Animation and/or focused academic study necessary to provide instruction in a full range of courses including, but not limited to: 2D Design, 3D Design, Motion Graphics, Storyboarding and animatics.<br /> <br />Teaching load assignments will be made based on the selected candidates experience, background, and institutional need.<br /><br /><strong>Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions: <br /></strong> Participation in student recruitment and articulation<br /> Transfer program agreements<br /> Maintain subject matter currency<br /> Develop and revising curriculum<br /> using computer and technology<br /> Assessment of program learning outcomes<br /> Advisement of students<br /> Collegial participation in departmental meetings<br /> Participate in college and discipline-specific professional activities<br /> Other Duties as assigned<br /><br /><strong>Essential Functions: </strong> Ability to work with, and teach a diverse student population. Ability to advise students for classes, transfer options and career advice in the field. Ability to be an active member in the division and serve on committees representing the division. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. Must be able to develop, prepare and present information. Must able to operate computers. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position.<br /><br /><strong>Required Qualifications: <br /></strong> Bachelors degree in Animation, Art Design, Digital Media, Computer Science or related field with a demonstration of being currently enrolled in a Masters degree program or have already earned a Masters degree <br /> Experience working with 2D & 3D software and Adobe Creative Suite software;<br /> Professional experience in animation.<br /><br /><strong>Desirable Qualifications: <br /></strong> Teaching experience preferred<br /> Experience working with Maya software for animation, modeling, rigging or lighting of content in animations/films.<br /> Demonstrated ability to develop students' awareness of story, audience and collaboration in animation or film production<br /> Community College experience<br /> Masters of Fine Arts degree ( MFA )<br /> Experience with Adobe AfterEffects<br /> Current and ongoing experience as a professional Animation practitioner<br /> Ability to teach undergraduate courses in graphic/visual design topic areas.<br /> Experience in leadership positions<br /><br /><strong>About NCCC: <br /></strong> Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students.<br /> <br />The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.<br /> <br /> NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.<br /> <br />Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.<br /> NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.<br /><br /><strong>Background Check Detail: <br /></strong> Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.<br /><br /><strong>EEO Statement: <br /></strong> NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.<br /><br /> <h4>Posting Detail Information</h4> <br /><strong>Posting Number: </strong> F050P<br /><strong>Open Date: </strong> 09/30/2019<br /><strong>Close Date: </strong> 11/08/2019<br /><strong>Open Until Filled: </strong> No<br /><strong>Special Instructions Summary: <br /></strong> Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:<br /><br /> cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications<br /> resume<br /> unofficial transcripts<br /> names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references<br /><br /> Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/k58ekRsPZbZrI7A8i4zoQ"> <p>PI114215200</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-02

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