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Digital Film Instructor


Digital Film Instructor

• Intermediate Level
Skills: N/A


The Digital Film program at SAE Expression College in Emeryville, California, invites applications from candidates with professional experience (especially in camera and lighting) and appropriate academic qualifications to join our team. These roles are on an adjunct basis with contract renewal occurring each semester as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Qualified candidates may be eligible to teach more than one course.

Category Digital Media  Film + Media Studies 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period 4 Months
Posted Date Mar 19, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Our Digital Film Program is an Associates and Bachelors Degree program that runs for three 15-week semesters per year. Each course usually meets twice per week for 7.5 weeks.

We are specifically seeking Digital Film instructors who can teach one or more of the following disciplines:

Camera and Lighting
Production Audio and Audio Post Production
Nonfiction Production and Post Production
Visual Effects for Film
Editing and Post Production
Successful candidates will step into an existing curriculum and contribute to delivering high-quality education in these areas. SAE Expression is a multi-disciplinary creative arts college delivering programs in Animation & Visual Effects, Audio, Entertainment Business, and Game Development in addition to our Digital Film program. Our campus is a vibrant and creative facility, and our students and faculty are equally vibrant and creative.

Duties for Digital Film Instructors at SAE Expression College include:

Provide education that aligns with the SAE model of curricula and delivery.
Establish a classroom environment conducive to student engagement and learning.
Manage the learning environment by maintaining accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing college policies and procedures.
Develop instructional plans to meet course competencies and develop course activities that support lesson objectives.
Effectively plan and prepare for classes and student success.
Abide by all SAE Expression policies and procedures.
The program seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with level of practice, scholarship, current academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.

Digital Film Instructor Job Type: Part Time

Digital Film Instructor Qualifications:

Masters Degree
4 years of professional experience in the creative, technical and/or entertainment field related to the area of teaching.
Experience with teaching in a college setting is preferred.

Digital Film Instructor Qualities & Abilities:

Cross-disciplinary experience and interest
Ability to foster a collaborative and cooperative environment among students and faculty
Ability and willingness to adapt to changing technologies & educational practices
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to work independently
Strong desire to learn and inspire other learners
Complete the online application and please include cover letter, CV (or resume), and any relevant exemplary teaching materials (syllabus, lesson plan, teaching philosophy, portfolio) which may demonstrate experience.

Required Documents:
Cover Letter
Current CV or Resume
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Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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