Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and
programs. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and
learning, advising, professional development and institutional and community
The incumbent will teach a maximum load of fifteen (15) equated hours each
semester (up to eighteen class contact hours each week) with demonstrated
expertise and experience in classroom teaching. Must also participate as a
full-time instructor in the activities of the department, division and
college. Faculty may be required to teach at various locations in the
ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include
the following. Other relevant duties may be required.
Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and
utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college,
discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department
Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist
students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students
with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated
course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely
Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within
Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials.
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional
Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously. Where appropriate,
assist the chair with the routine maintenance of instructional laboratories.
Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom
and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the
Provide access to students through conferencing, electronic communication, and
other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding
instructional or program-specific issues.
Make presentations on a particular academic field or program - its subject
matter, objectives, opportunities for further study (transfer
opportunities), and opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study)
and careers, special clubs and activities available, support services,
Work with Chair to take on appropriate advising activities as needed by the
College and Department. (For examples, please refer to the HCC Faculty
Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with the
Keep pace with developments in the discipline.
Learn and apply technologies that support student learning. Participate in the
evaluation process for self, department, and college.
Institutional and Community Service:
Maintain communication with Chair and Dean as appropriate. Support adjunct
faculty. Demonstrate teamwork within an interdisciplinary college division.
Promote programming within the department, across the District and in the
Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including opening
week events, conference days, and commencement exercises.
Participate in discipline committee or program meetings and activities.
Actively participate in department, college or system meetings and/ or
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.
Participate in college-related activities such as student activities,
selection of faculty, community education, recruitment of students, and/or
Participate in business and/or student activities and/or community activities
that foster goodwill and promote the mission of HCCS.
Participate in activities required to maintain program and college
Participate in the HCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation
of departmental objectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities.
Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to assure
compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and
requirements of business/ industry, and higher education.
Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post-
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the
essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed
below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills
and/or abilities required.
Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree or higher is preferred.
Three (3) years of related work experience in the field of digital
communication and digital communication software applications is required.
Have current industry knowledge and experience in digital communication and
experience and knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite
Experience in one or more of the following is required: multimedia production,
graphic design, Web development, and/or digital photography.
Note-This position is contingent upon funding from the Board of Trustees.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must provide resume and cover letter and a statement of teaching philosophy.
Must be able to teach day, evening, or weekend classes.
Must have working knowledge and skill in presentation software.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate
effectively with a diverse professional, community and student population.
Must possess good organizational and planning skills.
Must possess sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic,
cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Must demonstrate ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-
Must be self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only
duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will
be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any
other job- related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and
changes in responsibilities.
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of
higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic
advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to
prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global
and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates
step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of
the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater
Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+
associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13
Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among
all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to
minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of
our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the
Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by
attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as
their teaching home. We appreciate your dedication to educating students!
When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as
teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional
development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our
students and the community.
We are currently seeking a Digital Communication Instructor who will advance
the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and
We're looking for a professional like you to teach our students about the
exciting world of digital communication.
Whichever area(s) of digital communication you have chosen to pursue
professionally, you know that students educated in this field have a wide
range of career options open to them. At HCC, we're committed to preparing our
students for great careers and assisting those who are already working in
expanding their knowledge and skills.
Your professional experience makes you the ideal instructor because you can
impart both on-the-job know-how and industry knowledge and expertise.
When you're not teaching, you might be assisting students with opportunities
for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers; evaluating program
curricula and/or practices; advising declared majors; or reviewing textbooks
and learning materials.
If you're excited about passing the torch of your expertise and skills to the
next generation of digital communicators, your next step should be to submit
your application today!
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
Third-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies,
second only to New York City's 55.
About 145 languages are spoken here.
Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all
308 urban areas recently surveyed.
Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston
Livestock Show & Rodeo.
The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be
World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known
for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals
consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston
area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500
restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team,
please apply right away.
It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender
identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual
orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require
special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services
Office at (713) 718-8565.
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for
their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and
learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and