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Instructor, Broadcast Production Technology

Company

Forsyth Technical Community College

Location

Winston-Salem, NC

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FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Job Description
 Job Title:   Instructor, Broadcast Production Technology


Salary Level:     Professional                                                                       Job Code:  Full-time
Shift:                    Day/Evening                                                                       Division: Engineering Technologies
Location:           Campus(es) as Assigned                                                Department: Design Technologies
Exempt (Y/N):   Yes                                                                                       Name:  
Supervisor:       Department Chairperson
Prepared by:    Human Resources                                            Date:      October 17, 2012
Approved by:   Dr. Conley Winebarger                                    Date:      October 17, 2012
Vice President, Instructional Services

SUMMARY:   In addition to carrying out the duties of an instructor, the Instructor, Broadcast Production Technology (BPT) provides instruction in an assigned program that leads to a certificate, diploma or associate's degree.

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

Teaching and Learning:

  • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as assigned by the program coordinator and approved by the department chairperson and the dean.
  • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
  • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
  • Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
  • Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
  • Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
  • Assist in maintenance and operation of BPT program equipment.

Curriculum Development:

  • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
  • Make recommendations to program coordinator for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
  • Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
  • Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.

Advising:

  • Provide assistance to advisees.
  • Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
  • Use the computer and the college=s student information system to assist advisees.
  • Follow up on all assigned advisees.
  • Attend training sessions relative to advising.

Professional Development:

  • Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the program coordinator, department chair and then the dean and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
  • Read professional literature.
  • Keep abreast of current technology.
  • Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
  • Participate in on-campus professional development activities.

Institutional Service:

  • Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
  • Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
  • Serve on committees as required.
  • Participate in college-wide activities.

Community Relations:

  • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
  • Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
  • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform such essential duties satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Required

  • Associate’s degree in Broadcast Production Technology, communications, or other degree in English, journalism, etc. with minor hours in communications.   Note:  Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACS. 
  • At least five (5) years of TV/Video experience.
  • Digital editing experience using Adobe software, including Premiere Pro, Photo Shop, In Design, Illustrator, and Encore.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, communications, broadcast journalism, or English with related course work in broadcasting and communications.
  • Community College-level instruction experience.
  • At least five (5) years of broadcast television, technical engineering, and studio operations experience, including operation of switcher for live television.
  • Producing, directing, and writing for television and instructional/corporate video.
  • At least five (5) years of field videography (camera operation, lighting, audio, etc.) experience.
  • Use of other digital editing platforms, i.e. Apple Final Cut Suite.

Language Skills:

  • Read written communications and analyze and interpret both verbal and written communications.
  • Respond coherently both verbally and in writing to students, co-workers and individuals having contact with the College.
  • Respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Present information effectively to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors, and via public media and forums.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Perform basic mathematical operations in problem solving.
  • Apply mathematical concepts such as exponent and permutation to such tasks as test reliability, frequency distribution, sampling theory and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Is frequently required to stand and walk.
  • Must be able to hear audible equipment indicators and verbal communications in the environment.
  • Is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Sees with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and focus adjustment to differentiate light/color intensity and evaluate perceivable changes in the environment.
  • Must have moderate sense of smell to determine danger indicators such as smoke.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters in the broadcasting business and in college offices, classrooms and labs.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Is exposed to risk of electrical shock typical of broadcasting stages and booths.
  • Encounters low to moderate exposure to toxic or caustic materials.
  • Encounters low to moderate noise levels in the work environment.

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Approval Date

10/31/2012 12:00 AM
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