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Instructor of Interior Design

Employer
South Dakota State University
Location
Brookings, South Dakota
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications.
Start date
Nov 21, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The South Dakota State University (SDSU) School of Design invites applications for an Instructor of Interior Design, to begin no later than August 2024. The position is full time, nine-month, benefit eligible appointment and reports to the Director of the School of Design. The position’s focus is teaching and preparing students for professional practice. The position is typically 90% teaching and 10% service. South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant mission of access.

The School of Design includes accredited degrees in the visual arts: graphic design, and studio arts and the built environment: architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. Collectively, School faculty form a collaborative teaching and research environment that values cross-program and interdisciplinary initiatives. The successful candidate will contribute to building national and international stature and recognition for the discipline, School and University.

SDSU offers a 4-year CIDA accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree. The mission of Interior Design is to prepare graduates for professional practice or advanced study in interior design through research informed, design thinking infused and practice-based projects and opportunities. https://www.sdstate.edu/school-design/interior-design

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach courses within the professional curriculum, such as design studios, lectures, seminars, and workshops.
  • Provide service to the discipline, university, and community.
  • Teach in multi-disciplinary courses within the School of Design.

DISCIPLINARY CONTENT AREAS:

  • Interior design, construction, products and materials, environmental systems, codes and regulations, professional practices and interior design history.

SALARY:

Commensurate with qualifications.

BENEFITS:

We offer a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access. The university is part of a dynamic community for families, students, young professionals, and retirees, which offers an abundance of attractions and activities. South Dakota State University offers a wide range of excellent benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with professional NCIDQ certification OR terminal degree (masters or PhD) in Interior Design or related field or international equivalent, by time of appointment.
  • Potential to develop and teach academic coursework in one or more of the disciplinary content areas.
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Sponsorship is not available, must be authorized to work in the United States.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience teaching Interior Design at university level.
  • Record of service within the discipline and/or profession.

UNIVERSITY AND BROOKINGS COMMUNITY:

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. SDSU is a thriving and growing research land-grant university with a rich tradition of hands-on learning and material practice. The University is set in a rich regional fabric of small communities eager to embrace innovative and smart design practice and culture. As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and Aberdeen, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota.

South Dakota State University is located in Brookings, a beautiful college town of about 24,000 residents. Brookings is 4.5 hours west of Minneapolis and 3 hours south of Fargo. Brookings is listed as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals and retirees, and is rated among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota. The Brookings Public School District ranks among the state’s highest academic achieving school districts. The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities, including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by February 1, 2024.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” This system guides you through the electronic application form. This employment site will require the attachment of 1) a cover letter including a statement of a) academic interest in the position, and b) description of ability to teach within the professional discipline, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three professional or academic references with appropriate contact information (name, position, phone, mailing and email address), and 4) a portfolio (25-page max. and 20MB max.) demonstrating teaching, professional works and service experience related to the position qualifications. An online link to a similarly formatted PDF portfolio is an acceptable alternative; the URL must be uploaded in place of the portfolio on the employment website. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128 if you require assistance with the electronic application process.

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, successful completion of a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. It is university policy to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. 

For inquiries regarding the faculty position, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Leda Cempellin at (605) 688-4103 or leda.cempellin@sdstate.edu.

South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant access mission. SDSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to, and SDSU prohibits discrimination on, the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status that may become protected under law against discrimination in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.

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South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive higher- education institution. As South Dakota’s Morrill Act land-grant university, SDSU had a fall 2023 enrollment of 11,505, with students coming from 48 states and 74 countries. Students can choose from 88 majors, 38 specializations, 104 minors, 39 master’s degree programs, 16 Ph.D. programs and two professional doctorates. The university also offers courses at various off-campus sites as well as undergraduate and graduate programs online through the Office of Continuing and Distance Education.

Named the 33rd safest college town by SafeWise (2022), Brookings (pop. 23,993) is just 55 miles north of Sioux Falls on Interstate 29, 200 miles from Minneapolis and 400 miles east of Rapid City and the Black Hills. Students from communities in Nebraska, North Dakota and Iowa also find SDSU within an easy day’s drive.

The Division of Research and Economic Development works closely with university researchers, business leaders and other sponsors to promote faculty expertise aimed at solving real-world problems in society and industry. The university is a leader in bioprocessing, agriculture and precision agriculture, remote sensing and life sciences.

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