Instructor Digital Gaming and Simulation - Adjunct Pool
Houston Community College System

Houston, Texas

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Instructor Digital Gaming and Simulation - Adjunct Pool๐Ÿ”Houston, Texas, System Wide๐Ÿ“Adjunct๐Ÿ“…๎œค๎œธ๎œŠ230012G Requisition #๐Ÿ“…๎œค๎œธ๎œŠ6 days ago Post Date

We are looking for an Instructor to be a part of our Digital Gaming and Simulation area who advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service. Come be a part of the Mosaic of HCC.

Teach variety of courses focusing on Digital gaming & simulation for programmers, and/or artists. These include 2D, 3D, AR/VR game development with professional experience in programming and/or scripting languages in C++ and C#.

Software knowledge include:

  1. Unreal Engine
  2. Unity
  3. Maxon zBrush
  4. Autodesk Maya
  5. Microsoft Visual Studio

The ideal candidate will have strong team building and management skills, knowledge of game design fundamentals and best practices, and experience using a variety of game creation tools.

  1. Lecture and teach across multiple modalities, online and in-person.
  2. Provide quality feedback while mentoring students in industry related skills and expectations.
  3. Mentor students in a workforce environment in developing their portfolio

SUMMARY

Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. Establish courses following accepted higher education standards, teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic advising, professional development and institutional and community service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other relevant duties may be required.

Teaching:

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 chair.

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 at least four times each semester, measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.

Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.

Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials.

Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.

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.

Academic Advising:

Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

Professional Development:

Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with the department chair.

Institutional and Community Service:

Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including opening week events, conference days, and commencement exercises.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION
Associate's degree in the field of Gaming or related field is a minimum. Higher degree preferred. (Photocopy of college transcript showing degree conferred must accompany the application form)


EXPERIENCE
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in gaming software development, as a game designer, artist, and/or programmer.

A portfolio will be required, if invited for an interview.

The Organization
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.

The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. 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.

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City's 55.
  • Approximately 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 enjoyed year-round.
  • 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.

EEO Statement

Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu

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 inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.


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