The Department of Communication and Digital Media seeks
applications for a 3-year renewable contract appointment in graphic
design, beginning Fall 2022. We are seeking an energetic candidate
to work in a highly collaborative environment with a small but
driven department to continue our solid track record of student
success. Required qualifications: master’s degree from an
accredited college or university in graphic design or related field
(terminal degree of MFA preferred,), along with demonstrated
professional work in the field of graphic design and/or web design.
Significant full-time professional experience at an agency or as an
in-house designer, art director, or creative director is preferred.
The candidate must have evidence of commitment to teaching and
scholarship at a college level in the realm of graphic design
and/or web design. Responsibilities will include teaching courses
with a focus on graphic design, including some web design, and
other courses based on the needs of the department and the faculty
member’s expertise. A background in animation and new media/video
is encouraged, but not required. In addition to teaching, faculty
members are expected to take an active role in the recruitment and
retention of students, overseeing student design lab workers and
supplies, along with portfolio reviews and advising. Interested
candidates should apply with the following items: cover letter,
statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and a list of
three references with full contact information.
All application materials (cover letter, teaching philosophy, CV,
and list of three references) must be uploaded in a single PDF
document through the Carthage website Applicant Pro platform.
Candidates can submit additional materials such as a personal
design portfolio, examples of student work or evaluations, etc. by
emailing links to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For best consideration, complete applications should be received by
December 6, 2021. Questions about the search can be directed to
Laura Huaracha, search chair, at email@example.com.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of
reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation,
so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a
four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran
tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and
intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin,
midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the
opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful
campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home
to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time
students. Our rich academic experience equips students with
foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be
lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.
We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including
members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex,gender expression, gender identity, sexual
orientation,national origin, protected veteran status or
status as an individual with a disability.