University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in Arkansas

Deadline May 30, 2014
Date Posted May 7, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 11, 2014 

JOB DUTIES:  Primary responsibilities will include teaching in the Graphic Design bachelor degree program.  Major course emphasis will be advertising design, typography and layout, production management illustration, and graphic design.  Teaching assignments may include both graphic design and art. Some travel, including overnight, may be required.  Other responsibilities will include ongoing curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation; professional/instructional development; advising; scholarly/creative activities; and other college service.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualifications include an MFA in graphic design or related area; plus one year of recent work experience in the graphic design field.  Candidates with college-level teaching experience and a strong art background are preferred.  Demands of the position require a thorough knowledge of the graphic design field, including the printing industry; layout and design of various publications (e.g., ads, brochures, magazines); digital media (e.g., website development and web animation); software (Adobe Creative Suite, HTML/CSS, etc.); and production management.  Desired qualifications include well-developed teamwork and communication skills; and demonstrated experience and leadership skills in the development of instructional materials including alternative delivery methods, writing across the curriculum, and collaborative active learning.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Assigned rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

DEADLINE: For full consideration apply by May 30, 2014. Open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, portfolio of recent work (15-20 pieces on CD, DVD, or active web address), and unofficial college transcripts, with employment application form (http://uafs.edu/hr/employment-application) to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or P.O. Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to: jobs@uafs.edu.  Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration.  Background check may be required.

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