Adjunct Faculty: Visual Media Arts Department-Fall semester - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

The Visual and Media Arts Department is growing!  We strive to serve a diverse population of emerging artists and designers with inspiring and relevant instruction in our state-of-the-art labs. If you've been successful on your path, wouldn't you like to help the next generation of designers reach their full potential?

Adjunct Instructor(s) needed to teach:

VMA 132-03, Typography-Tuesday & Thursday 2:30p.m.-3:45p.m.

This course is an overview of the field of Typography. Students learn the fundamentals of typesetting and  layout, and the principles of legibility and  expression. Participation in class critiques introduces students to the design process of presentation and revision as they begin to create a portfolio of work. The course uses Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.

 VMA 231-02, Digital Illustration with Illustrator-Wednesday, 1:00p.m.-3:45p.m.

In this course students will use their observational and conceptual drawing skills to create projects in Adobe Illustrator that communicate concepts and information. There will be an emphasis on developing visual research, sketching and rendering practices that support the finished presentation of illustrations, data graphics and logotypes using vector drawing techniques. Adobe Photoshop may also be used to augment projects. 


  • Bachelors Degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Commercial experience as a graphic designer
  • Ability to teach Adobe Suite software
  • A portfolio of professional work that demonstrates skills in design, typography and print  and/or Interactive/web production
  • Experience with Learning Communities or openness to engaging in the teaching of Learning Communities
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • College level teaching experience preferred.

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

Additional Information

Salary: $986.00 Per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Fall semester


Application Instructions

Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume and Contact Information for 3 References through the URL and also a PDF of 6-10 examples of your work, (2MB maximum) or (preferably) a link to a website where your work is shown to: Fax transcript files over 2MB's to (617)-228-3328.

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  • Visual Media Arts Department
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  • Visual Media Arts Department-Fall semester
  • Digital Arts
  • Other Fine & Applied Arts
  • Fine Arts / Applied Arts Adjunct
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter