Saturday, May 1, 2010

JOB ALERT: Adjunct Faculty - Game Art – Westwood College

LogoImage[1] If you love learning, teaching and helping students, then Westwood College is the place for you. Whether you are a top-notch sales professional, enjoy marketing strategy and execution or seek a position helping with the administrative and management side of an organization, Westwood College is always looking for talent to help drive the institution forward.

Westwood College in Denver, Colorado is looking for Game Art adjunct faculty. If you have a passion for helping others learn and would enjoy bringing enthusiasm and energy into a career college classroom, apply now.

A bachelors degree is required, masters preferred with relevant work experience. Training/classroom experience in an educational environment would be a definite plus. Ideal candidates will possess extraordinary interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, a passion for teaching, and the ability to effectively communicate with students to help them achieve their educational goals.

GD110 - Intro to Drawing and Animation

GD150 - Intro to Animation

GD120 - Digital Image Editing

GD260 - Intro to 3D

GA330 - Game Design Process

**Please note applicants must be able to provide transcripts for degree(s) confirmation upon employment**

You may apply online at

The role of the Part-time Faculty is to effectively communicate with the students and help them achieve their educational goals. The instructor maximizes retention of students toward the completion of their programs and provides students by fostering a proper educational environment so that the students may derive the maximum benefits from the program for which they are enrolled.


  • Teach all assigned classes and hours as determined with class assignments.
  • Plan for instructional activities to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. Course outlines and syllabi should be given to students at the beginning of each course setting objectives determining multiple teaching strategies and student activities and evaluation of student learning.
  • Organize concepts to be taught in a logical and understandable sequence covering all objectives as outlined in the course syllabus and lesson guides.
  • Handle classroom routines which includes but not limited to the following:
  • Start and end class on time
  • Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Administer rules consistently and fairly
  • Establishing and maintaining classroom control
  • Return tests, labs and homework in a timely manner
  • Use appropriate assessment tools shall be used that includes but are not limited to the following:
  • Select, develop and use informal and formal techniques or instruments to measure student learning, modifying teaching strategies if needed.
  • Submit and maintain accurate records of attendance, grades and Student Action Reports.
  • Submit all paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Identify and assess students who are in need of additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectives and provide additional instruction to those students outside of class hours, as needed.
  • Maintain expertise and technical competence in applicable field of study. If credentialed or certified, maintain all certifications and satisfy all requirements of the professional development plan.
  • Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as specified by the program director or the Campus Academic Dean.
  • Adhere to published company guidelines in all matters concerning dress code.
  • Performs any other duties, as assigned.


  • At the time of hiring Westwood College faculty and education department managers are required to hold a completed graduate degree from a U.S. regionally or nationally accredited university. In addition, state licensing and national accrediting criteria apply. Faculty with international credentials, are required to present an official U.S. degree evaluation by AACRAO or NACES recognized evaluation agency.
  • Appropriate technical certification (if required)
  • Appropriate professional experience
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Westwood College is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers. The College offers broad access to education and serves a diverse, multicultural body of students in an environment that promotes pride, respect, and teamwork. The College's programs are designed to empower students to pursue their individual career goals.

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Our Company is committed to serving a diverse multicultural body of students in an atmosphere that promotes pride, respect and teamwork. To our campuses and campus communities, we commit to recruit an experienced and qualified faculty and staff who are reflective of the infinitely varied human talent available. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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