Assistant Professor of Graphics Technology

West Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Requisition Number



Fairmont State University  

Working Title

Assistant Professor of Graphics Technology  

Type of Position


Internal Recruitment only?


Anticipated Hire Date

Fall 2021  

Job Posting Date


Full Consideration Date


Job Close Date


Benefits Eligible?


End date (temp or grant funded position)


Appointment Length

Aug - May (9 mo)  

Base Salary/Hourly Rate


Published Salary



069: Dept of Architecture, Art & Design (FSU)  

Employment Location

Main Campus, Fairmont  

Position Will Report To

Chair, Department of Art, Architecture and Design  

Duties and Responsibilities

- Develop and teach digital and print media design courses at the undergraduate level;
- Develop and teach course content in areas of web and mobile app development (UX/UI), animation, motion graphics, and content management;
- Develop and assist in the delivery of distance education courses;
- Participate in departmental committee work;
- Provide mentor-ship in professional practices and entrepreneurship;
- Assist in assessment and program review processes as assigned by the Dean of the College;
- Participate in recruitment and outreach initiatives;
- Continue professional development and research that is relevant to the field and future practice of graphic design.
- Assist in guiding the integration of technology in the graphics program.  

Minimum Qualifications


Grant Funded Position?


If faculty position, tenure track?

2 - Tenure Track  

If faculty position, rank?

3 - Assistant Professor  

Is this a faculty term position?


Special Conditions


Job Family:

30 - Academic Provost  

Minimum Expectations (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

Instruction and evaluation; student advising; committee assignments; faculty meetings; consultation; in-service programs; preparation for teaching; professional and scholarly development; research; performs other appropriate duties as assigned and as necessary; prepares and delivers instruction in all formats and methodologies as assigned and as necessary; attends institutional events and represents work department, school or college at such events; assists in student recruiting process and events for institution and/or work unit; adheres to and complies with all relevant federal, state and local laws; abides by Board of Governors and HEPC policies and rules, as relevant and appropriate; if assigned a State purchasing card, abides by all purchasing rules and provisions and reports/balances account as required or directed; adheres to all institutional policies and guidelines, including the provisions of the employee's relevant employee handbook; adheres to and complies with relevant provisions of the WV State Ethics Act; adheres to the provisions of FERPA; follows, adheres to and abides by all established State and University travel policies; adheres to all safety rules and provisions; reports any personal accidents/injuries or accidents/injuries of assigned staff to HR by end of work day or work shift; acknowledges responsibility as a mandatory reporter and reports all incidents under Title IX and Title VII of the United States Code to the proper Fairmont State University personnel; abides by the employee-reporting provisions of the FMLA and ADA; completes all assigned employee training and completes all required performance evaluations timely, completely and accurately.  

Minimum Expectations (Classified)


Min Req Education (Classified)


Min Req Education (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

M.F.A., M.A. or M.S. in Graphic Design, New Media Design, or Visual Communications Design from a nationally accredited institution by July 1, 2021. (or equivalent terminal degree)  

Req Lic and/or Certs (Classified)


Req Lic and/or Certs (Faculty/FEAP/NC)


Type and Amount of Experience Needed (Classified)


Minimum Qualifications (Faculty/FEAP/NC)

- Two (2) years of experience in graphic design or related fields such as advertising, multimedia, animation, digital film, and web design.
- Demonstrated expertise in print and web design, interactive media, user interface design, technology, and software applications (e.g. Mas OS, Adobe Creative Cloud).  

Required Skills: (Classified)


Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree in graphic design, or closely related field.  

Notes to Applicants

All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted.

Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.

Please provide access to an electronic portfolio of your recent work (attach as other document).  

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcript #2
Transcript #3  

Required Applicant Documents

Statement of Philosophy
Transcript #1  


For a more detailed job description, refer to the listed requisition number and apply online at:

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