Assistant or Associate Professor of Graphic Design & Visual
Champlain College seeks a dynamic and experienced educator for a
full-time Assistant or Associate Professor position in our NASAD-
accredited BFA program in Graphic Design & Visual
Communication. We particularly value candidates who through their
work and life experiences, service to the community, and teaching
or research can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and
academic excellence of the College and provide opportunities for
students of all backgrounds to flourish in the field. The position
is to begin Fall 2024.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach a variety of introductory through advanced-level design
courses. Assigned classes will include foundational design and
typography. Other possible courses may be in the areas of
interactive and web design, systems design, packaging/environmental
design, illustration, motion design, and design history/theory. The
typical teaching load is 3-4 courses per semester.
- Teach students to design with diversity and inclusion in mind.
This includes focusing on design bias, cultural sensitivity and
- Incorporate a wide range of diverse design examples and case
studies into teaching materials to expose students to different
cultural perspectives and design aesthetics.
- Help foster and further develop industry relationships locally
- Engage and collaborate with diverse external partners and
- Participate in programmatic, divisional, and college-wide
- Engage in cross-disciplinary collaborations across the college
and actively engage in the ongoing work of creating a culture of
diversity, equity, integrity, and mutual respect for all.
- Assess student work and participate in entrance portfolio
- Collaborate with faculty in the development of a program and
curriculum that embraces inclusive course design principles.
- Mentor and advise design students.
Because the College is entrepreneurial, the design program quickly
responds to changes in the field. Consequently, the College
particularly values industry experience in its faculty.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled.
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- A BFA in Graphic Design is preferred and an MFA in a related
discipline is required.
- The successful candidate will approach design broadly and
interdisciplinarily, have expertise in both critical and
theoretical aspects of communication design, and demonstrate an
awareness of how the discipline is evolving.
- A record of effective college teaching and student
mentoring/advising is required.
The successful completion of a criminal background check is
required as a condition of employment.
Champlain College does not discriminate on the basis of race,
creed, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, religion,
age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, veteran or military
service status, HIV -positive status, qualified disability, or on
the basis of any other status protected by law, and does not
discriminate in the administration of its education and admission
policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices or
co-curricular and other College-administered programs. Champlain
College will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified
students, applicants for admission or employment, or employees.
Please contact the People Center at 802.651.5800 with questions
concerning the hiring process or future employment at Champlain
College, or if auxiliary aids or services are needed to apply for
employment at Champlain College.
Champlain College is committed to fostering an inclusive and
diverse community. Recognizing that diversity is both a reflection
of our world and a source of rich education, Champlain strives to
be diverse and inclusive in ways that reflect the world in which we
live and work. All members of the Champlain community are valued as
Application materials must include a resume/CV and cover letter
specifically addressing the desired qualifications, as well as a
separate statement describing your experience and vision for
mentoring underrepresented students. Further describe how you would
contribute to Champlain's diversity, equity, and inclusion
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