2022-23 Part-Time Lecturer Pool - Department of Computer Animation and Game Development Program (515536)

  • California State University, Chico
  • Chico, California
  • Jun 24, 2022
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Job Description

Description:

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Position Title: Academic Year Part-Time Lecturer

College: College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management

Department/School: Computer Animation and Game Development Program

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Priority Review Date: 06/27/2022; Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications received after the priority review date may be considered as needs arise.

How to Apply:

Applicants must provide a current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups), a CV, a list of courses you believe you are qualified to teach and for which you wish to be considered, a copy of unofficial transcripts for your highest earned degree, and contact information of three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered. For information about specific courses offered, please refer to the University Catalog.

Position Summary:

The Computer Animation and Game Development Program in the College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management is collecting application materials for a pool of part-time lecturers able to teach existing courses in the Program with potential instruction positions available in interactive classroom settings as determined by need during the 2022-23 academic year. As a Professional technology Program with the focus on providing our students with real-world skills and experiences, we are seeking candidates who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success. Successful candidates will be able to teach a range of existing courses in animation, CGI/modeling, game development, and common core areas in the Program. Appointments from the part-time pool are temporary and often made just prior to the start of the academic term.

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum education requirement for a lecturer appointment is a degree in a relevant field (preferably a terminal degree) with strong spoken and written English communication skills, technical skills appropriate for areas of teaching, the ability to teach existing courses in the program and a willingness to collaborate and participate as a team member to teach courses, assess student outcomes and to adapt to changes in the curriculum and student needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated relevant experience, such as previous undergraduate teaching experience, professional industry experience, additional relevant abilities and specializations. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and teach to a diverse student population. Bilingual candidates will be given preference.

Responsibilities:

Lecturers will teach one or more sections of courses for which the Program Chair deems them qualified and carry responsibilities in the areas of teaching, grading, and meeting and communicating with students as needed. Position duties require working and teaching collaboratively with other faculty in the Program and may also include interactive lectures, supervising activities and collaborative activities. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.

The Department:

The Computer Animation and Game Development Program (http://www.csuchico.edu/cagd) in the College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management (http://www.csuchico.edu/ecc) is a rapidly growing program which offers a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Animation and Game Development with an option in Animation Production with a focus in either Animation or CGI/Modeling and an option in Game Development, the Minor in Applied Computer Graphics, the Minor in Video Game Design and an interdisciplinary Master's Degree.

Job-related questions should be directed to:

Computer Animation and Game Development Program

California State University, Chico

400 W 1st St

Chico, CA 95929-0003

530-898-4891

cagd@csuchico.edu

Mandatory Vaccinations:

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.

Benefits Information:

This position may qualify for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.

Additional Information:

All work must be performed within the State of California.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.

All positions are contingent on funding.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, "Today Decides Tomorrow," is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus.

California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.

Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2023

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

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