Associate Chair of Interactive Design and Game Development

The associate chair provides an essential role to the fast growing, award-winning interactive design and game development department. Ranked as a top program by the Princeton Review, Animation Career Review and the Rookies, you will work with current faculty and leadership to create quality education and opportunities for its students within a professional environment wherein knowledge, creativity, discipline, and character are developed. As part of the department leadership and faculty, you will teach courses, render professional services at times and places determined by the university, and attend on-campus events. Additionally, you may be required to participate in faculty councils or other extra-curricular events.

The ideal candidate should have experience leading industry or academic teams and understand the importance of mentorship and curriculum structure. You will be working to foster the faculty staff as well as brilliant, developing student minds. Candidates with either backgrounds in game development and real-time industries or web development and interactive experience designs will be a plus.

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Terminal degree in interactive design and game development or a related field

• Experience in or knowledge of related professions

• Academic and professional credentials to teach in the discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

• Teaching experience at the collegiate level

Travel required:

• Less than 10%

Work Hours: As noted in the employment agreement.

ADA Tag:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and minimum qualifications listed represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.