Position Available: MiraCosta Colleges Media Arts and Technologies Department invites applications for one equity-minded, full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2020. Principle responsibilities include teaching beginning to advanced design courses in areas that may include, but not be limited to, graphic design, typography, screen and print layout, identity and branding, digital and print publishing, publication design, design history and theory, digital media, and graphic production techniques and software . The person selected will share leadership roles with other full-time instructors in coordinating and developing curriculum and using culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques.
Benefits: MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages. Faculty members are also covered under the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1. a bachelors degree (or higher) AND two (2) years of professional experience* (either full time or equivalent part time) directly related to the teaching assignment; OR
2. an associate degree AND six (6) years of professional experience* (either full time or equivalent part time) directly related to the teaching assignment; OR
*Examples of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment include:
a) Direct work experience in academic or industry settings that are actively engaged in teaching and/or using Adobe CS[X] Design Premium software, and graphic design and graphic arts principles and practices. This work experience should include specific work or academic experience applying skills and knowledge related to one or more of the following: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; and the principles, theory and practice of graphic design, typography, color theory, structure and layout; as well as graphic production techniques applied to print, web, and interactive design.
b) Direct work experience in academic or industry settings settings that are actively engaged in teaching or using Adobe CS[X] Web Design Premium software; web design, programming and development technologies; user interface design; user experience and interaction design; information architecture; web video and audio technologies; and the theory and practice of visual and conceptual design concepts for web and interactive applications. This work experience should include specific work or academic experience applying skills and or knowledge related to one or more of the following: Adobe Web Design Premium software, with emphasis in Adobe Flash and Actionscript programming techniques, Dreamweaver, HTML/XHTML, CSS, PHP, and other web programming technologies.
4. a fully satisfied, lifetime California Community College credential authorizing instruction/service in the appropriate subject matter; AND
5. demonstrated 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.
Job Close Date: 2/25/2020 Open Until Filled: First Screening Date:
The college was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in 2013. This designation reflects the great responsibility that MiraCosta has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a campus that exhibits its dedication to all students and faculty through offering robust, culturally-responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center.
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About MiraCosta College MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/aboutmcc.html
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The MiraCosta Community College District is located in San Diego County along the Southern California coast, between Orange County to the north and the metropolitan area of San Diego to the south. The district is approximately 35 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles south of Los Angeles. The District includes the cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, Del Mar, the unincorporated areas of La Costa, Olivehain, and portions of Carmel Valley and Camp Pendleton Marine Base.
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