Faculty – Graphic & Print Production

Faculty – Graphic & Print Production


Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) - Waterfront Campus Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

School of Applied Arts and New Media Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately September 14, 2015 and ending approximately December 31, 2015 Salary range: $57,509 to $77,931 annually ($2,211.91 - $2,997.37 bi-weekly) Application deadline is midnight, September 24, 2015 Competition No. 2015-329

What you’ll be doing…

As a member of the School of Applied Arts and New Media faculty team, you will provide instruction, support and evaluation within the two year Graphic & Print Production Program to students in the areas of Pre-Press, Digital Press, Wide Format, Signage, Printing and Bindery departments. In partnership with the Academic Chair, School of Applied Arts and New Media and lead program faculty, you will contribute to curriculum development and collaborate with other program faculty. You will also help organize student work practicums locally and maintain collaborative partnerships with the Printing community.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

Minimum qualifications: • A relevant University Degree or Diploma in Communications or Print

Minimum experience: • A minimum of 5 years recent occupational experience that includes demonstrated success in the field of Pre Press, Wide format, and Bindery. • You have a production aptitude and a technical knowledge of troubleshooting digital file problems for output, bindery equipment, wide format printing, signage, color management, and workflows. • You have a strong working knowledge of lnDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, RIPs and imposition from a production perspective. • You have demonstrated abilities in print production planning, with experience in "Start to finish" print production methods • Knowledge of current issues and trends affecting the communications industry are essential.

Minimum skills and ability: • You are familiar with the concepts of Portfolio Education. You are innovative, committed to life-long learning and you demonstrate a commitment to community involvement. • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Your desire and enthusiasm to teach students with diverse backgrounds and knowledge, along with your superb presentation, interpersonal, and team building skills make you an ideal candidate. As a "can do" self-starter, you have been recognized for your high energy and your commitment to excellence.

As a condition of employment, Faculty and Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete NSCC’s Community College Education Diploma Program (CCEDP). CCEDP is a two-year diploma that provides a foundation in adult education principles. CCEDP is a significant investment of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty and Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete CCEDP within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty who are employed for twelve or more months are also required to participate in CCEDP.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change. You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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