Instructor/Assistant Professor, Graphic Design - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States


Detailed Job Description

Bring your expertise, spirit for innovation and passion for teaching to Anne Arundel Community College.

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. The college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped about 50,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.
Located in Anne Arundel County in Maryland near historic Annapolis, home to the U.S. Naval Academy, AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore and is only 40 minutes from Washington, D.C. Also bordering the beautiful Chesapeake Bay, the county has 437 miles of waterfront.
AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational and work environment. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student success, workplace effectiveness, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
Faculty members are expected to teach a minimum of 30 load hours per academic year, serve on department and college committees, advise students, engage in professional development activities and participate in community and business partnerships, research and grants. They should be prepared to use technology and learning outcomes assessment to enhance classroom teaching and show commitment to innovation, teaching excellence, and a teaching/learning focus. College teaching experience is preferred.
We invite faculty applications now for renewable, term-contract faculty appointments for fall 2016 beginning August 16, 2016, potentially leading to tenure-track positions. A willingness to teach at all AACC locations is required.

The Visual Arts Department at Anne Arundel Community College seeks a full-time instructor/assistant professor of visual art who is committed to the ideals of community college education and is eager to join an innovative, highly professional faculty. Graphic Design and other digital design courses constitute the teaching responsibilities.  

Required Qualifications

-Master's degree from an accredited institution in Art or Graphic Design or related field. MFA preferred

-Experience as a practicing graphic designer with a significant record of creative and /or scholarly achievement  

Preferred Qualifications

-Evidence of high-quality teaching at a post-secondary institution in Graphic Design and Digital Arts

-A strong commitment to teaching and a willingness to take an active role in advancing the curriculum within Graphic Design and Digital Arts

-An understanding of contemporary, theoretical, and historical concepts in design and art, and the ability to encourage critical thinking and problem solving

-A portfolio demonstrating strength and breadth of student work

-Excellent technical skills, with advanced understanding in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

-Design fluency in both print and digital media

-A portfolio of ongoing professional work demonstrating design excellence, conceptual thinking, strong typographic skills

-Strong leadership, outreach, and administrative skills

-The ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

For more information or to apply, please visit

Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Visual Arts
  • Instructor/Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Graphic Design
  • Community College Fine Arts / Applied Arts
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter