2022-23 Part-Time Lecturer Pool – Department of Media Arts, Design, and Technology (518812)
Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.
Position Title: Academic Year Part-Time Lecturer
College: Communication and Education
Department/School: Media Arts, Design, and Technology
Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Priority Review Date: 11/01/22; complete applications received after that date may be considered as needs arise.
How to Apply:
Applicants must provide a current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups), a CV, a list of courses you believe you are qualified to teach and for which you wish to be considered, a copy of unofficial transcripts for your highest earned degree, and contact information of three professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered. For information about specific courses offered, please refer to the University Catalog.
The Media Arts, Design, and Technology Department in the College of Communication and Education is collecting application materials for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2022-23 academic year. The department has need for applicants who can teach an introduction to audio production and an upper division sustainable design course. Appointments from the part-time pool are temporary and often made just prior to the start of the academic term.
The minimum education requirement for a lecturer appointment is a Master's Degree, or a Bachelor's degree with at least 5-years of industry experience.
For the Introduction to Digital Audio in Media course, minimum qualifications include proficiency using ProTools audio software.
- For the Sustainable Design course, preferred qualifications include experience collaborating on sustainable design initiatives and competency with the Adobe Creative Suite.
- For the Introduction to Digital Audio in Media course, preferred qualifications include experience integrating foley audio techniques into film and video productions.
- Bilingual candidates will be given preference.
Lecturer positions in the department carry responsibilities in the areas of teaching. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.
The Department of Media Arts, Design, and Technology offers the BFA in Communication Design and the BA in Media Arts with Options in Production and Criticism. We offer minors in Social Media Production and Analysis, Broadcasting, Communication Design, as well as a certificate in Web Design and Publishing. More information about the department is available at this link: htps://www.csuchico.edu/madt.
Job-related questions should be directed to:
Prof. Thomas Welsh
Tehama Hall Room 205
California Staete University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0504
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.
This position may qualify for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.
All work must be performed within the State of California.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.
For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.
All positions are contingent on funding.
About Chico State:
Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, "Today Decides Tomorrow," is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus. We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.
Chico State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.
Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2023