Lecturer – Graphic Design
Deadline for Applications is 4/27/2022
Code: 18245 Posted: 04/13/2022
The Art and Design Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites application for a Lecturer position in Digital Skills and related foundation courses, beginning August 2022. The Art and Design Department at UW-Parkside, which serves over 110 majors in Art and Graphic Design, resides in the new Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities and occupies newly renovated, modern studios. With a faculty of 6 tenured/tenure-track members, it is poised for growth as it serves this very rich region along the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
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Position Title: Lecturer – Graphic Design
Employment Type: Full-time, Academic Staff
Reports To: The Lecturer of Graphic Design will report to the Chair of the Art and Design department.
Pay Range: $40,000 – $43,000 per year
The Department of Art and Design is an engaged department in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Over the past 10 years, the department has seen the renovation of contemporary fine art studios and galleries, the addition of a digital fabrication lab with state-of-the art equipment, and the development of 3 new graphic design studios for instruction and production (opened fall 2021). The department has a strong tradition in the fine arts, and all faculty in the department are active artists and design professionals.
Essential Job Functions
Key Job Responsibilities
The position of Graphic Design Lecturer will require the instructor to teach (3) sections of ART 104 and (2) section of ART 105 per semester or (5) foundational courses as needed by the department. The position has the opportunity for a course release or reassigned duties as needed by the department and the graphic design curriculum. The instructor will be required to hold (3) office hours per week to assist students with questions and concerns regarding course material. The instructor is not required to attend monthly departmental meetings, but is welcome to attend. The courses being taught have very specific course objectives and skill requirements that have been developed by the graphic design faculty and are expected to be covered throughout the semester.
- MFA or MA in Art/Digital Arts and/or 5+ years of professional experience.
- Teaching experience beyond graduate school.
The successful applicant will have abilities and teaching experience in basic digital skills (utilizing current versions of the Adobe Create Suite and CAD related software) with secondary abilities in 2-D Design and Digital Fabrication. Teaching experience along with evidence of current creative activity are considered important, along with ability and interest in keeping up to date with software changes and technical innovations as they apply to digital art practices.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
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External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Examples of Work
- Teaching Philosophy
- Teaching Evaluations
- Examples of Student Work
Review of Applications
Applications received by Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 will be given full consideration.
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Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
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Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 04/28/2022