2020/2021 Adjunct Lecturer - Art

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

2020/2021 Adjunct Lecturer - Art

Job no: 494553

SUNY Budget Title: Adjunct Lecturer
Work type:
Location: Brockport
Department: Art

Adjunct Lecturer - Art

SUNY Brockport

SUNY Brockport is establishing a pool of applicants to fill POTENTIAL part-time, temporary teaching positions as needed in the department of Art. IMPORTANT: Please note that positions are not currently available, but can become available at any point throughout the year, due to various circumstances.

Position Description

The Department seeks interest from design and art educators who can teach in the following areas:

Existing Courses:
  • Graphic Design 1 and Typography 1
  • Drawing 1
  • 2D Design (Teach gestalt principles primarily via physical tools and processes, but also blended with Adobe software. For Fine Arts concentrations, Graphic Design concentration, and Art minors.)
  • 3D Design (Teach gestalt principles primarily via physical tools and processes, but also blended with 3D modeling software. For Fine Arts concentrations, Graphic Design concentration, and Art minors.)

  • Potential future course areas:
  • Advertising Design
  • Digital Illustration
  • 3D Illustration, Modeling, and Fabrication
  • Motion Graphics (Adobe After Effects)

  • Responsibilities
  • Prepare and distribute syllabi and class materials according to college standards.
  • Assess and evaluate student learning and provide formative feedback throughout the duration of the course.
  • Provide reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s).
  • Evaluate student performance.
  • Submit midterm and final grades on the Banner system.
  • Display and archive course material and student work as requested by program chair and/or the Dean of Academic Affairs.

  • Required Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a related field by time of appointment from an accredited US Department of Education or an internationally recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional communication design and art direction experience.
  • Mastery of technology tools that meet the demands of the current professional design practice.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Willingness to teach basic design software literacy (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and introduce graphic design studio skills.

  • Preferred Qualifications
    • MFA in Graphic Design/ Communication Design or related terminal degree.
    • Prior teaching experience in Communication Design at the undergraduate level.
    • Experience in advertising, report design, book design, editorial design, and/or web design.
    • Strong understanding of visual/ verbal messaging concepts.
    • Strong understanding of formal typography and typographic foundations.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    The College

    SUNY Brockport serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.

    The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:

    • 16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;

    • 45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;

    • 75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;

    • 140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and

    • 350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.

    • The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.


      Health insurance is available to part-time faculty who teach six or more credits, contact hours, or credit equivalents per semester.

      Application Instructions

      Please visit jobs.brockport.edu to complete an application including your letter of application that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. Application materials will be reviewed as positions become available and applications will be accepted through August 31, 2021.

      New York State Executive Order 161

      Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

      We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

      SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

      To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.brockport.edu/cw/en-us/job/494553/20202021-adjunct-lecturer-art