Graphic Design Lecturer/Site Coordinator

Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Graphic Design Lecturer/Site Coordinator

The Art Department in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Graphic Design Lecturer/Site Coordinator at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). USG is a satellite campus serving the entire University of Maryland system. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position.

Area of Specialization: Graphic Design

Primary Job Duties: Teach eight (8) credits per semester. Supervise support staff and student workers. Collaborate with the recruiting coordinator and program chair to recruit qualified students. Provide day-to-day administrative oversight. Serve as a contact for potential Graphic Design students. Serve as an academic advisor for students enrolled at USG. Coordinate internships and develop positive relationships with community partners.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design or related field. Teaching experience at the college or university level.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching online/distance courses with current best practices. Professional Graphic Design experience. Knowledge of design history and contemporary issues in design. Proficiency in technologies relevant to graphic design and digital media. Leadership and/or administrative experience. The ability to teach business skills for creative professionals.

Applications received by February 26, 2021 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin July 1, 2021. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.   

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) Link to a webpage with 10 samples each of professional and student artwork (Images should be labeled clearly with date, project name and brief description) 4) Statement of research and teaching interest; 5) Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies accepted); 6) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Brooke Rogers at All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the online employment application system. Please label all uploaded files with your last name and document type. Do not send any other documents via email.

This position is based in Rockville, MD at the Universities at Shady Grove campus. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

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