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Orange Coast College

Instructor, Film & Television
Job# 8-O-18
Salary: $49,354.00 - $110,177.00 Annually
Deadline: 02/07/17

Complete job description and application available online by clicking the "External Application" link above.

Orange Coast College is currently seeking­­ ­a full-time tenure track ­­­Film & Television Instructor commencing with the 2017 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves classes in Digital Film & Video Production, Post-Production, and New Technologies. This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; and participation in ongoing professional development.

The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online or off campus and is subject to change as needed. The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District, with a clear, focused commitment to supporting teaching and academic excellence and student learning and success through the work of ­the Film & Television Department.

Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Provide instruction in Digital Film & Video Production, Post Production and New Technologies in accordance with established course outlines.
2. Provide leadership in the development and revision of Film & Television curriculum.
3. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.
4. Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
5. Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
6. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district-wide activities and committees as assigned.
7. Assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections.

Conditions of Employment
For a full-time, two-semester position, a maximum starting range of $49,354 to $84,144 is offered, based on the 2016-2017 salary schedule of $49,354 to $110,177. In addition, an annual stipend of $2,878 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. The District provides medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
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 Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)
The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
*Application and required materials must be electronically submitted on-line at by the indicated closing date. Incomplete applications and application materials submitted by mail will not be considered.

Additional Information
Reference AP 7120C – A complete application may include, but not be limited to, the following:

District Application Form
Responses to Supplemental Questions (please provide clear, thorough responses as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A")
Cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications, including desirable qualifications for the subject(s) to be taught Resume
All unofficial transcripts
Equivalency Request Form and supporting documentation (if applicable, as separate attachment)
Documents not requested in the job announcement will not be considered

Submit application on-line at
Coast Community College District – Human Resources
1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office for assistance or call 714.438.4714.


Experience / Skills

Minimum Qualifications :
1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):
a. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area.
b. Possess a Master's degree in Film, Drama/Theater Arts, or Mass Communication from an accredited institution.
c. Possess a Bachelor's in any of the above AND possess a Master's in Media Studies, English or Communication
d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Equivalency Application (located at in addition to all other required materials.
2. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
3. Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities.
4. Ability to complement existing staff, student and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Educational and/or instructional preparation in Film & Video Production, Post Production or New Technologies.
• A minimum 2 years of recent experience teaching Film & Video Production, Post Production or New Technologies at the post-secondary level.
• A minimum of 4 years professional work experience in the Film, Video, and Television Industries.
• Evidence of knowledge and experience in new technologies including: 4K Video & Workflow, Color Grading, Virtual Reality, Video Game Design and Online Webcasting.
• Ability to work with computers, (Mac and PC) and use the Internet and interactive technologies to engage students in on-campus and online courses (where academically appropriate); and intrinsic motivation and ability to develop and teach online courses.
• Experience teaching online courses.
• Evidence of student success in teaching Film Production or related field.
• Evidence of participation in student success initiatives in post-secondary setting.
• Evidence of an ability to address the instructional needs of a diverse and frequently underprepared student population.
• Evidence of an ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
• Evidence of an ability to adapt teaching pedagogy to the knowledge level (developmental through transfer) and personality of each individual and class.
• Evidence of an ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidenced-based assessment of student learning.
• Evidence of innovation, scholarship, or leadership in the teaching of Film or Video Production, Post Production or New Technologies.
• Desire and demonstrated ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees and in the shared governance of Coast Community College District.
• Desire and evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
• Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.