Faculty Position and Graduate Coordinator School of Art and Design

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 18, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Position and Graduate Coordinator School of Art and Design

School of Art and Design


Kennesaw State University College of the Arts invites applications for a tenure track, twelve- month open-rank faculty position in Art and Design to serve as Graduate Coordinator for our new Master of Arts in Art and Design program, with teaching responsibilities within the School of Art and Design, beginning July 1, 2021. Rank is determined at the time of hire and will be commensurate with experience.


The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and curriculum of the Master of Arts in Art and Design degree; a novel KSU graduate program with concentrations in Digital Animation, Art Education, and Museum Studies. The Graduate Program Coordinator’s administrative role will work in support of graduate students and peer faculty colleagues, in tandem with the Director and Assistant Director of the School of Art and Design, College of the Arts Office of the Dean, Graduate College, Office of the Registrar, Office of Research, and other internal and external stakeholders, such as the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). All tenure track faculty have teaching, service and scholarship/research activity expectations.


Required qualifications include:


  • Terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in Graphic Design or relevant discipline (i.e. M.F.A., Ph.D.)
  • Art & Design administrative experience in a post-secondary setting
  • Teaching experience in Graphic Communications, User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) design
  • Record of academic experience warranting Graduate Faculty Status 


Preferred qualifications include:


  • Graduate program leadership
  • Graduate teaching/thesis mentorship
  • Curriculum development
  • Online instruction
  • Experience warranting rank of Associate Professor or Professor


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyaffairs.kennesaw.edu/faculty_openings.php.


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.