Software & Game Development Faculty

Employer
Neumont College of Computer Science
Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2322930973
Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
To apply text GAME to (385) 316-7194.

Want to make a legitimate difference in the lives of others while also working for a manager who values work/life balance? Then Neumont College of Computer Science is the place for you! We are Improving Lives through Education by creating tomorrows computer scientists! We are tirelessly passionate about education, innovative and inclusive. Employees at Neumont love their jobs while also enjoying generous paid time off to include 17 paid holidays (including Christmas through New Years), generous H.S.A. employer contributionsjust to name a few. Located in the heart of downtown SLC, Neumont is looking for vivacious and dynamic employees to join our small family team and start making a difference!

Neumont College of Computer Science has an immediate opening for a full-time Software & Game Development Instructor. Faculty at Neumont College of Computer Science are responsible for educating students in accordance with the Neumont teaching methodology, which focuses on active learning and engaging students in the learning environment. Faculty members are also responsible for grading and providing valuable feedback to students in a timely manner, mentoring students in groups or individually, redesigning and evaluating curriculum, developing coursework and materials, and other activities related to effective instruction.

TASKS, DUTIES, & RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Implement new ideas and best practices in teaching and project-based learning
  • Submit all teaching materials to Neumont vault upon completion of each course
  • Work with supervisor to identify areas for personal development and course improvement
  • Utilize feedback from mid-quarter and end-of-quarter evaluations to improve teaching
  • Identify innovative teaching methods to solve curricular problems
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Collaborate with other faculty members to improve student outcomes across all course offerings
  • Additional duties as requested by Director of Academics which could include:
  • Course supervision
  • Course development
  • Committee membership
  • Faculty mentoring

Instruction
  • Cover all material defined in the course description and syllabus
  • Maintain and meet the listed student learning goals
  • Utilize the Neumont LMS to keep an updated syllabus, course materials, and grades
  • Provide a safe learning environment for students
  • Answer and deal respectfully with student complaints and problems
  • Develop effective assessments that measure student learning
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback to students assignments, exams, projects, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge:
  • Deep theoretical and applied understanding of all subjects covered in all assigned courses, specifically:
    • Proficiency in C/C++ and/or C#
    • Agile Software Development (Scrum, Kanban)
    • Understanding of core programming algorithms and data structures
  • Experienced in team-based project management
  • Experienced with project-based learning methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of pedagogy and effective teaching strategies

Experience:
  • 2+ years of Unity
  • 2+ Unreal (optional)
  • Shipped minimum of 2 game titles

Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to follow through on assignments
  • Punctuality
  • Team management
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution

Abilities:
  • Quickly learn and become an expert in new subjects
  • Provide feedback to students on how to improve their academic performance
  • Build successful mentor relationships with students
  • Work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Demonstrate discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Problem-solving

Education and Experience
  • Teaching experience a plus

Technical Education
  • Bachelors degree in related field, Masters degree is preferred
  • Minimum four years of related practical work experience in the subject area(s) to be taught

OR
  • Minimum eight years of outstanding professional experience
  • With outstanding contributions to the occupational field of study

SCHEDULE:
  • Full-time: 40-hour work week.
  • Exempt position
  • Occasional evenings and weekends, with advance notice. (Rare)
  • Must be willing to work both in-person and virtually as conditions dictate.

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Academic Operations

SUPERVISES: None

PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS:
  • Sitting for extended periods
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Lift and carry up to 30-pounds

NCCS is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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