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Film/Video Media Post Production Adjunct Instructor (Part-Time)

POSITION TITLE:                    Film/Video Media Post Production Adjunct Instructor (part-time)

POSITION STATUS:                Adjunct Faculty                                                                                                         

REPORTS TO:                           Director of Colorado Film School Brian Steward

POSITION SUMMARY: The Colorado Film School at the Community College of Aurora is looking for innovative, inclusive, and engaging film instructors to teach video post-production classes through dynamic and active learning strategies. Current classes with current openings this fall include: Digital Effects (Adobe After Effects); Video Post Production I (Final Cut Pro X); Digital Editing: Avid; Adobe Photoshop. CCA is committed to quality instruction and maintains high academic standards as well as a strong commitment to the success of our students. Colorado Film School exemplifies the highest commitment to the success and achievement of our students through the Inclusive Excellence framework, and we do this through departmental and college-wide collaborations and professional development.

  • Promote student success through engaging instruction, accessibility, and rigor.
  • Embrace an Inclusive Excellence framework in pedagogy. This includes the ability to meet the needs of individual students, cover inclusive topics, and incorporate diverse sources into the curriculum.
  • Uphold the values of the college.
  • Provide differential instruction with high expectations and support for students of varied preparedness levels.
  • Before the first class meeting, according to published deadlines, provide the department with a copy of the course syllabus.
  • At the first class meeting, provide students with a syllabus for the course that includes all required components.
  • Evaluate student performance in accordance with student learning outcomes as stated in the course syllabus.
  • Conduct student evaluations of instruction in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance and grading of students in the college learning management system—Desire2Learn (D2L)—and submit required records according to published instructions and deadlines.
  • Attend program/departmental/division/instruction-wide meetings as called by the Program Lead, Department Chair, Dean, or Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Participate in instructional professional development activities as required; adjunct instructors must complete a departmental orientation during their first year. 
  • Participate in all departmental and college-wide assessment practices.
  • Abide by all relevant CCA, CCCS, and SBCCOE policies and procedures.


  • Associate’s degree in Video Post-Production or in a related content area.
  • 2,000 hours of Industry Experience in video post-production editing.
  • Proficient in story development.
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects and/or Final Cut Pro X and/or Avid and/or Adobe Photoshop.
  • Willingness to learn about and incorporate the Inclusive Excellence framework into pedagogy.
  • Ability to teach courses in-person at the Lowry campus.
  • Available to teach FVM 264 Digital Effects in the fall semester on Mondays/Wednesdays from 1:30-3:20pm and/or FVM 160 Video Post Production I on Mondays/Wednesdays from 11:15-1:05pm and/or FVM 165 Digital Editing: Avid on Wednesdays from 6-9:40pm and/or MGD 111 Adobe Photoshop I on Monday/Wednesdays from 9am-10:50am.


  • BFA in Film
  • Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Avid, and Adobe Photoshop
  • College level teaching experience with post-production classes
  • Experience teaching in a community college setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of Inclusive Excellence

Salary:  Instructional hours will be paid at the current adjunct rate for half lecture ($742.00 per credit hour) and half lab ($1,328.00 per credit hour), which is $3,105.00 per course (three-credit hours per course). Site training and coordination will be paid on a contract basis.

Deadline to Submit Application Material: Application material will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until positions are filled.    

Application Process: Apply online to our website, at the following link:  When submitting your application material, please submit unofficial transcripts.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at

By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.

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Notice to all Applicants:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
  • CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.

Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement:

You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together.

CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.

For more information on CCA’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence please visit .

Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment that violates federal or state law, Board Policy 3-120 or Board Policy 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion or sexual orientation. The College complies with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Executive Order 11246, and sections 24-34-301, C.R.S. et seq.

For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at

CCA Mission: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."

Vision:  We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds.

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