The LACCD is seeking dynamic, motivated and diverse candidates for part-time faculty positions to engage and educate our students. Successful candidates will collaborate, communicate and work as professionals with students, staff, faculty and administrators. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.
The LACCD is accepting applications for part time adjunct Film Production Instructor positions at West Los Angeles College (WLAC) for the 2023-24 Academic School Year. The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of qualified applicants so that when there is an actual opening the college can then begin their review process by reviewing those applicants. If you have applied to previous pools in this discipline, you will need to apply to this pool to continue to be considered.
Qualified applicants may be offered an interview with Film Production members at WLAC. Final determination of part-time Film Production Instructor assignment is contingent upon enrollment, funding and class availability.
The Film/TV Production Crafts Certificate program at WLAC will soon open a state-of-the-art sound stage to support its entry-level training in the below-the-line crafts of the entertainment industry. Through a unique relationship with the IATSE unions and AMPTP employers, the Film/TV Production program trains students for specific craft jobs within the entertainment industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
We are seeking part time adjunct faculty to teach ONE of the specialized crafts of:
Stagecraft - Local 33
Props - Local 44
Prop Making - Local 44
Set Dressing - Local 44
Rigging Grip - Local 80
Production Grip - Local 80
Camera Loader/Digital Utility- Local 600
Sound Utility- Local 695
Apprentice/Assistant Editor- - Local 700
Assistant Post Production Sound Editor- Local 700
Costume Manufacturing - Local 705
Costume Finishing - Local 705
Set Painting - Local 729
Script Supervisor - Local 871
Production Accountant - Local 871
Motion Capture and Motion Graphics
Virtual Production - Local 839
In addition WLAC the applicant should be able to teach Directed Study, working with students who are participating on various independent productions.
The successful candidate will:
Have a thorough understanding of the entertainment industry IATSE crafts of the position they are applying including the latest skills, technology and media required in the union crew jobs.
Supervise equipment purchase, replacement and repair to meet industry standards.
Maintain accurate records in accordance with the policies, rules, regulations, and procedures of
the Los Angeles Community College District.
Demonstrate experience and ability to teach the most current technology on the latest platform.
Collaborate with faculty in Arts & Performance.
Be aware of global trends and experience/knowledge of all current and emerging technology.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience; OR
Associate's degree and six years of professional experience;
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college faculty, staff and students.
NOTE: Professional experience must be directly related to the teaching assignment.
Member (or retired in good standing) of IATSE for which you are applying.
Worked more than 6 years on IATSE productions as a key or lead position.
Cultivating employment pathways to the entertainment industry.
Advising students on pathways to careers, certificates, degrees, and transfer.
Working on Film and Television productions and a demonstrated ability to support the.
Film/TV Production departments' films and projects.
Hiring and leading crews in your craft.
Thorough knowledge of all entertainment industry safety and COVID requirements on set and ability to teach the specific safety classes required in your craft.
Familiarity with diverse modes of instruction, including online, hybrid, and web-enhanced delivery.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to instruct students with widely varying learning styles using a variety of successful teaching techniques, including creating innovative academic learning environments.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT COVID 19 VACCINATION:
Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, all students and employees must be fully vaccinated and complete a baseline test or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or, at the latest, by their position start date.
The salary schedule for adjunct instructors begins at $77.20 per standard hour, plus an office hour differential of $18.06 per hour for classroom assignments. Applicants with a doctoral degree are eligible for a doctoral differential.
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. Please go to https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=6&c=laccdto file the application. After review of application materials by selection committee(s), applicants will be contacted if selected for interview(s).
For consideration in the selection process, all interested applicants must submit the following:
Letter of interest specifying the class from the list above that you are applying and that describes the applicant's interest in the position and details why the applicant is a good fit for the position.
Current resume that summarizes how the applicant meets the qualifications of the position;
Contact information for three (3) professional references;
Copies of transcript(s) from accredited institutions. (Official transcripts will be required at the time of interview.) Documentation from an approved foreign transcript agency is required for degrees received from other countries. You can obtain a listing of approved foreign evaluation agencies at the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf;
Verification of Experience: Uploaded as an Other Document'-Letter on company letterhead stationery indicating:
o Dates of employment.
o Position title.
o State if experience was full or part-time (if part-time, please indicate the weekly percentage or hours worked).
o Name and contact information for employer's agent authorized to provide employment verification.
Application materials will not be accepted by Fax, Mail or Email. Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. Equivalency determinations are not conducted for selection of adjunct faculty.
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. LACCD and its Colleges reserve the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Final determination of part-time faculty assignments is contingent upon enrollment, funding and/or class availability.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
Equal Employment Policy
The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this policy is followed in all personnel practices including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and treatment during employment, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, layoff or termination. A vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to ensure a diverse work force and to achieve expected representation of qualified members of under-represented groups through the implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures (Board Rule 101301).
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students for over 77 years. The Mission of the Los Angeles Community College District is to foster student success for all individuals seeking advancement, by providing equitable and supportive learning environments at our nine colleges. The District empowers students to identify and complete their goals through educational and support programs that lead to completion of 2 or 4-year degrees, certificates, trans, transfer, or career preparation.