Instructor, Integrated Media Design - IMD (Graphic Design, Digital Media)
Job Description Summary
LLCC is searching for a full time Instructor to teach Integrated Media Design (IMD - Graphic Design, Digital Media) courses starting Spring 2024 semester. Courses are offered on the LLCC main campus in Springfield, IL and Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, IL, Taylorville, IL and Litchfield, IL. This position will be primarily located at our LLCC Medical District site downtown offering IMD courses.
Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes, preparing lessons and course syllabi; evaluating and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance, including following grading procedures and providing students with timely feedback; maintaining office hours; participating in departmental/institutional operations and program review; creating a learning environment that fosters student success; developing, integrating, evaluating and reviewing student learning outcomes in support of the Colleges ongoing accreditation; and contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
The Arts and Communication Department consists of a Dean, eleven full-time faculty members and one administrative assistant. The Department offers a variety of transfer and professional courses and programming for students seeking degrees in Art, Communication, Design (Graphic Design, Digital Media etc.), Music, and World Languages.
As a faculty member at LLCC, you can look forward to working at an institution that values teaching and learning, supports faculty development, and encourages innovation and excellence. Full-time faculty members teach 15 credit hours for load each fall and spring semester with small class sizes and the potential to teach additional courses during the summer term. LLCC employs face-to-face, online, hybrid, and remote instructional modalities and offers courses in 16-week and 8-week formats. LLCC faculty, their spouse and qualified dependent children are eligible to use the tuition waiver on credited courses.
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This is a grant-funded position. Funding for this position has been secured through June 30, 2026.
Faculty salaries are determined by education level and experience and will be between $48,337 and $86,927. Below are the salary ranges for each level of education. Additional compensation beyond base salary can be earned through extra teaching assignments during the academic year and in the summer, as well as coordinator assignments.
Masters $48,337 $71,514
Masters +15 $50,756 $75,090
Masters +30 $53,294 $78,846
Masters +45 $55,957 $82,788
Doctorate $58,753 $86,927
- Masters degree in in Art, Visual Communication, Commercial Art, Computer Graphics, Game Art, Graphic Design, Computer Animation, Multimedia Design, New Media, Interactive Media/Designer Interactive Design/Technology, Human Computer Interaction Technical Communication, Interface Design, UI Design, Visual Design, User Experience Design, or Web Design.
- Applicants must be proficient with Macintosh OS and iOS platforms and experience with the following software:Adobe Creative Suite
UX implementation and design skills
Adobe Experience Design (XD) (or similar prototyping platforms) with skills to create interactive prototype from wireframe
Adobe PremierePro and After Effects with design skill set to the primers of production
ToonBoom Harmony Advance with design skillset to storyboard and animatic creation
Maxon Cinema4D with design skillset to modeling, 3D printing and animation
Unity with skillset to design and develop 2D and 3D games using the C# code
- Applicants should be able to provide a digital media portfolio upon request.
LLCC strives to create an inclusive workplace and environment for our students, faculty and staff. We seek applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to ensure we create a diverse workforce and learning environment.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug-screen.
- 2-4 years of field experience.
- Community college teaching experience.
- Higher education teaching experience.
Starting salary is determined by education level and experience and will be between $48,337 and $86,927.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position will be open until filled; however, for guaranteed consideration, applications must be submitted on or before August 6, 2023. First round interviews will be conducted virtually mid-August 2023. Second round interviews will be in-person on our campus in Springfield, IL starting in mid-March 2023.
Transcripts are required for this position and should be uploaded to your application along with a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Online student records will not be accepted. For any courses on your transcripts, which may have vague or obscure titles, please provide an annotated list with a brief (one-phrase) description of the content covered in each such course.
Please redact (black out) any personal information such as age, gender and Social Security Number from your transcripts or other documents you intend to share with us before you upload them to your application.
If you do not have transcripts to upload at the time of submission, please mail them to the address below and instead upload a Word document as your transcripts that indicates you will have transcripts sent directly to us. Please contact the Human Resources office at 217-786-2752 if you have any questions.
Lincoln Land Community College
P.O. Box 19256
Springfield, IL 62794
Lincoln Land Community College does not discriminate against any student, employee, prospective employee or any other person on the basis of their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, political affiliation, or any other protected status in its programs and activities.