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Temporary, Part-Time Interactive and Graphic Design Instructor - (Unsolicited)

Millersville University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
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Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

Temporary, Part-Time Interactive and Graphic Design Instructor - (Unsolicited)
Millersville University

Department: Art and Design
Nature of Position: Temporary, part-time

Job Summary/Basic Function
The Department of Art & Design needs temporary part-time Instructors for courses in Interactive & Graphic Design, including:

  • Web Design
  • Motion Design
  • Experience Design
  • Package Design
  • Typography
  • Branding
  • Visual Communication
  • Computer Art

Temporary, part-time instructor responsible for teaching a variety of topics in Interactive & Graphic Design. In addition, the instructor will write and organize curriculum, prepare lectures and demonstrations, lead discussions, evaluate student performance, grade projects, and submit final grades through MAX.

The purpose of this posting is to generate a pool of qualified faculty. Applications submitted will be reviewed on an as needed basis based on enrollment. Anyone meeting the qualifications may be contacted for an interview and potentially hired when a need exists. In the event that you are interviewed but not immediately hired, your application will remain in the departments pool of qualified faculty.

A complete application will include:
  • Cover letter describing qualifications for the position.
  • Current curriculum vitae or professional resume.
  • Copies of registrar-issued transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress.
  • Two letters of professional reference dated within the last 12 months

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.
Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path.. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence are an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

The State System Employee Benefits Summary for faculty can be found at:

Required Qualifications
  • MFA in Graphic Design or equivalent experience.
  • Expertise in Adobe software.
  • Evidence of ability to successfully teach diverse student populations.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful teaching demonstration.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications
  • MFA in Graphic Design or related discipline.
  • Prior college-level teaching experience.
  • Prior experience in the design industry.

Job Description
Temporary, part-time instructor responsible for teaching a variety of topics in Interactive & Graphic Design. In addition, the instructor will write and organize curriculum, prepare lectures and demonstrations, lead discussions, evaluate student performance, grade projects, and submit final grades through MAX.

For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);

In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.

Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence.

Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).

The Department of Art and Design, in the College of School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is comprised of 12 faculty members, 3 support staff, 235 students, and offers programs in fine arts, graphic design, and art education, with minors in art history and studio art. At the undergraduate level students can earn a BA, BFA, BDES and BSE. Graduate level students can earn an MEd in Art Education.

Essential Functions
Working Conditions and Physical Effort - (Essential Functions)
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/classroom environment.
  • Ability to:
    • sit or stand while teaching.
    • speak clearly.
    • communicate via writing exceptionally well
    • understand verbal communication (read and understand verbal messages).
    • use construction tools safety.
    • move to and from campus buildings, offices, classrooms and stage areas.
    • climb ladders.
    • stoop or bend to pick things up.

  • Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 10 pounds without assistance.
    • lift student paper bundles, small boxes, scene shop equipment and materials.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift/pull/push heavier items with assistance.
  • Teach courses face-to-face at the higher education level using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, using online tools and/or equipment and/or other appropriate tools appropriate modes of education delivery.
  • Able to record and calculate grades, prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course schedules, engage in the selection of appropriate textbooks and other teaching aids necessary to the delivery of instruction.
  • Use computer for email, obtain information on websites, prepare class documents, grade papers, submit final grades online and other duties related to teaching and advising students and serving the department, college, university and community.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risks.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.

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