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Multimedia Studies Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool

College of Marin

Job Description

Many of College of Marin's Multimedia Studies courses are taught online, however, all faculty members must be available to provide instruction in the classroom and in person when needed. The College does not offer online-only teaching assignments.

Essential Functions
Instructors appointed to the Multimedia Studies Part-time Temporary Pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the department. Assignments can vary in duration and are not guaranteed. Assignments for Multimedia Studies pool instructors include:

  • Providing effective lecture and laboratory instruction in Multimedia Studies:
    • 3D, Animation, Audio & Video, Game Design, Web Design & Development, and VR/XR.
  • Preparing and grading all class assignments and examinations.
  • Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours.
  • Participating in program activities including curriculum and program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and materials.
  • Contributing to development of program policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required.
  • Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in English.
  • Participation in departmental and college professional activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required.
  • If assigned to teach online, faculty members may be required to undergo distance education training.

Requirements & Desirables

  • Any Bachelor's degree AND three years of professional experience in the field; or
  • The equivalent*; and
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.
  • If you feel that you qualify under equivalency, please provide the basis for this claim in your application where indicated (in the Agency Questions section of the application) and submit supporting evidence where applicable (as an attachment). (Copies of applicable transcripts must accompany your application and all foreign credentials must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation in order for equivalency to be determined.)

A Bachelor's degree in Art, Design, Multimedia or closely-related field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)

  • Competencies related to curriculum & course development; teaching & learning theory; information resources & evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a diverse campus community
  • Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter
  • Knowledgeable of using Canvas or a similar LMS or CMS for instruction
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and members of the campus community
  • Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin
  • Understanding equity as the recognition of historical and systemic disparities in opportunity and outcomes and providing the resources necessary to address those disparities
  • Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting
  • Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods including computer-based learning
  • Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners
  • Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology
  • Evidence of excellent written and verbal skills in English

Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

  • In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
  • California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
  • Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed in an academic position in California will be required to provide a medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam shall have been conducted not more than six months before submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408)
  • DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.


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