Communications and Media Production Instructor Communications and Media Production Instructor



This position will help prepare students in both skills and conceptual learning. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, creative, and feels comfortable with innovate technology and storytelling.

The instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instruction/institutional practices. Responsibilities include preparation, teaching, and conducting lecture and production courses as assigned. This includes but is not limited to developing syllabi, facilitating student learning in classroom and lab settings, recruiting, advising, tutoring, and evaluating students.

The typical teaching load is 30 credit hours per academic year. Classes may include Communications, Media studies, Filmmaking, Video Editing, Audio and Radio Production Courses. Teaching assignments may include some evenings. Faculty is expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college.

Seward County Community College serves as an important link to higher education in the remote corner of Southwest Kansas, serving a student population of which around 70% is first int their families to attend college. More than half identified as Hispanic. We draw students from a five-state service area. The success full candidate must be acculturated or be willing to become acculturated to the community and demographic flavors of the rural Midwest.


Master's Degree in Communications or Media Production preferred. Master's degree in rated field with 18 hours in Media Studies required. Evidence of thorough and accurate knowledge of discipline required. Previous teaching instruction in community college or secondary education preferred. Evidence of demonstrated skills in Speech Communication, Video Production, Audio Production, Adobe Creative Suite, and Creative Storytelling a plus.


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Commensurate to education and experience

Position Status:  Full-time, contractual

Application Priority Deadline:  June 7, 2019                        

Start Date:  August 8, 2019 

  • We regret that the College is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status.
  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. For the employment application form click HERE
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Copies of transcripts from highest post-secondary institution (unofficial are accepted) and/or copies of relevant certifications.


**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards). 

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Communications and Media Production Instructor

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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