University of La Verne
Journalism Adjunct Professor - Graphic Production &
Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit
university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The
core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and
Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic
If you're passionate about these values, join us at the
University of La Verne!
The Journalism program in the Department of Communications at the
University of La Verne (30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles) has
an * immediate opening * for a part-time adjunct
instructor/professor to teach Graphic Production Processes and
Design for Publications
in the Fall. The 16-week semester
begins on August 22.
The course is scheduled for 6:50 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on Wednesdays,
and it will be taught live in person (or “hybrid” in person and
online) or remotely if required by state or county
This course will introduce students to the
fundamentals of graphic design: composition, typography, color and
branding systems. It will introduce them to software and project
planning tools in order to learn how communicate visually.
- To define components of visual communication.
- To introduce the principles and practices of visual
- To plan and diagram all components of a visual communication
- To explore the effective uses, applications and technical
issues of media for effective
- To introduce and utilize several software and hardware tools
for visual communication.
- To apply the skills and capabilities learned to create and
present a coordinated, branded project.
Under the direction of the Program Chair:
- Develop and Maintain Syllabus Materials: The adjunct professor
is responsible for selecting and compiling tests, assignments
and/or online discussion exercises.
- Facilitate Class Instruction: The adjunct professor is
responsible for teaching the assigned course in accordance with
learning objectives and session plan outlines.
- Evaluate Student Performance: The adjunct professor is expected
to administer evaluations of student performance based on course
deliverables and course rubrics. All course grades will be posted
on the Blackboard Grade Center.
La Verne Central Campus
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a
distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse
population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a
commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and
professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit
university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of
Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education,
and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate
and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for
working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles
east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a
city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of
the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional
campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in
Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie
Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values
are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs,
its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal
support of its students, and its diversity.
The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the
diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its
nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S.
Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic
Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university
fulfills a critical community function in educating students from
underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in
their family to attend college.
The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis
prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires
and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is
consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a
or sexual orientation