Lakeland University
  • 03-Sep-2019 (PST)
  • Plymouth, WI, USA
  • Part Time

POSITION PURPOSE

The Graphic Design program in the School of Humanities and Fine Arts is partnering with area technical colleges to offer bachelor's completion programs in graphic design for graduates with an earned associate's degree in graphic design.

We are seeking part-time adjuncts to teach a variety of art and design courses at Lakeland's Green Bay and Milwaukee locations. We have immediate need for an adjunct instructor to teach ART 101: Drawing I during the Fall 2019 semester in Green Bay. There is a strong possibility of also hiring an adjunct for the same in Milwaukee.

Beyond Fall 2019, we are seeking adjunct instructors to teach a variety of courses, including: color theory, two-dimensional design, motion graphics, digital illustration, image editing, page layout, and digital photography.

Successful candidates will either hold at least a master's degree in graphic design or related field or hold a master's degree and have completed at least 18 graduate credits in graphic design or a related field. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of their work and samples of student work.

 

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

All Lakeland staff members are expected to:

  • Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated mission.
  • Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of the University.
  • Be good stewards of the University's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community.
  • Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals.
  • Keep their supervisor appropriately informed.
  • Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the university community.
  • Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect.
  • Acts in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principles of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) show respect, communicate and be positive.
  • Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Teach undergraduate course in art and graphic design.
  • Work with full-time faculty and dean to understand and employ activities that meet course learning objectives.
  • Administer and/or develop coursework (assignments, projects, in-class learning activities, exams) that meets and assesses course learning objectives.
  • Hold regular office hours on a weekly basis.
  • Respond in a timely manner to calls or emails from students, colleagues, or supervisors.
  • Use university technology as directed.

 

SPECIALIZED KNOW-HOW & SKILLS 

  • Master's degree MFA preferred in either graphic design or a field related to art or graphic design.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of studio art methods and materials and/or graphic design methods and industry-standard software.
  • Professional experience in subject matter preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk
  • No or very limited physical effort required
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Lakeland University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

 

 Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator

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