Graphic Imaging Technology Instructor

Danville Community College   Danville, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 10, 2024
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Graphic Imaging Technology Instructor


Job Description   

Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946, and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors. Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.


The Graphic Imaging Technology Instructor will teach a variety of Graphic Imaging Technology courses which include:

  • Introduction to Processes of Printing
  • Applied Math for Graphics
  • Digital Printing
  • Printing Applications


Primary responsibilities include maintaining accurate student records and meeting deadlines associated with student performance and administrative details and participating in college activities and professional development opportunities for teaching faculty.


KSA's/Required Qualifications         

  • Associate’s Degree in Graphic Imaging Technology or an equivalent related degree.
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in the field is required.
  • Demonstrated, software knowledge and experience including the Adobe Creative Suite and in-depth knowledge of the Macintosh operating system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of traditional design methods and techniques.
  • The ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • The ability to review, revise and develop curriculum to meet industry and certification standards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to teaching excellence with an enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to the community college mission.
  • Willingness to learn concepts, equipment and software as it relates to related courses and programs.
  • Experience with Windows-based computers and expertise with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to utilize campus resources including software and college learning management systems.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and use sound judgement in decision making.
  • Ability to use technology to enhance instruction and to effectively teach in classrooms and labs.


Additional Considerations                 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Imaging Technology or a related field.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • 5 or more years of Graphic Imaging Technology industry experience.


Please attach any relevant certifications as supporting documents.


Special Instructions to Applicants  

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth’s Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly called a Certificate of Disability) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans may also apply via the AHP if they also provide an AHP Letter. To request an AHP Letter, use this link: or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155


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The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:              


The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.           


The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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