Assistant Professor - Graphic Design - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Utah Valley University Department of Art & Visual Communications seeks an innovative colleague to join our graphic design team. The position is full-time tenure track at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate graphic design courses, mentor and motivate students to excel and create compelling work, maintain an appropriate level of peer recognition for professional graphic design work, and serve on departmental, school or university committees. Experience as a coordinator desired. Coordinator duties include overseeing curriculum, instruction and student activities, overseeing labs, scheduling of courses, hire train and oversee adjunct instructors and coordinate the program budget.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal degree in a related academic field of study plus one year of teaching experience. Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles and understand how to develop curriculum of assigned courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: -MFA, MA or equivalent in communication/interaction design or related field of study. Professional design experience required.
-Three to five years of college level graphic design teaching experience preferred.


- Thorough working knowledge of Macintosh computers required.


- Thorough working knowledge of Macintosh computers required.
- Professional-level knowledge of AfterEffects and Cinema 4D.
- Experience coordinating/directing a program desired.
- Experience with HTML, CSS, and Java script a plus.



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Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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