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Assistant Professor, Game Development

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Continuing Education

Position, Department: Assistant Professor, Game Development, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week:40 hours per week

Pay Range: Base of $50,143- $77,080 with option to work through summer or add credit hours  *Actual pay depends on qualifications in alignment with the Master Agreement

Pay Grade: 9-month Bargaining Unit

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 


KPERS eligible

Medical plan as low as $0!

An 8% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan 

An employer-paid $50,000 basic group life insurance plan  

Generous leave accruals

Position Summary: JCCC is searching for Assistant Professor, Game Development position. This position requires expertise in game programming and design. The selected candidate will teach 15 credit hours per semester in Game Development with a January 2024 start.

Additional responsibilities will be to perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed.

Required Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related Game Development field
-Familiar with Game Engines (and willing to learn the Unity Game Engine)
-Comfortable adopting new technologies and a desire to create/deliver effective online content
-Understand the importance to adapt to the changing landscape of higher education
-Comfortable collaborating with faculty and students from other disciplines as well as with industry and community partners
-Experience with C# or similar
-Experience contributing to team projects, demonstrating professional time management

Preferred Qualifications:

-Knowledge of the Unity Game Engine
-Teaching/training experience
-Experience with game development
-Experience developing teaching/training content
-Practical experience in artificial intelligence
-Industry experience in Agile development and/or project management

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, transcripts and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct and Full-time Faculty positions.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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