Job Description

Instructional Assistant

Requisition IDreq3987
Working TitleInstructional Assistant - Cinematic Arts
Position Grade06
Position Summary

The Department of Cinematic Arts part-time, on-call Instructional Assistants work a maximum of ten hours per week in Media Arts and/or IFDM courses. Successful candidates will evidence having solid knowledge of film history, criticism, and theory. Duties include such tasks as assisting with class preparation and commenting upon students' homework, quizzes, and exams in some courses, or providing technical assistance in others. Serving as a writing or film-making mentor, the IA may also employ experience in the cinematic arts to enhance student learning in small group discussions.

NOTE: This position is NOT represented by the labor union CWA's Collective Bargaining Agreement due to the FTE amount.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Record of working with university film and digital media faculty
  • Excellent academic background in film or related arts
  • Bachelor's Degree related to film and digital media
Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCinematic Arts Department (568A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeOn-Call
Term End Date
Pay$9.96 per hour - $13.95 HRLY
Benefits EligibleThis is not a benefits eligible position.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date2/26/2018
Application InstructionsPlease upload a CV/resume, cover letter describing your qualifications for the position, and a short (2-3 page) writing sample related to film studies.

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