PT Advertising & Graphic Design Instructor

PT Advertising & Graphic Design Instructor

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Closes: Sunday, July 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, April 25, 2022

Expected Work Hours

PT

Employment Type

PT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

Candidates for this position must possess a Master’s degree with at least 18 hours in a graphic design, digital art, or closely related field 

 

OR candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or closely related field with significant industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills: 

Experience as a generalist graphic designer or in the printing, publishing, advertising, packaging, or interactivity is preferred. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite on the Mac platform. Ideal candidates should be active in the field, have teaching experience at the collegiate level, and be able to provide examples of both personal/professional work and evidence of successful student work for consideration. Applications must be accompanied with a link to professional and/or teaching portfolio (website or .pdf portfolio). 

Position Description

Position Description

 

DEFINITION: 

 

Adjunct instructor in the new Advertising & Graphic Design Program at Cape Fear Community College.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: 

 

  • Receives general supervision from Program Director, Advertising & Graphic Design
  • Exercises no supervision.

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Essential Functions: Provide effective instruction to students online and/or in the classroom by preparing for each learning experience, providing supplemental materials to enhance textbooks and lessons, and using effective evaluation methods to measure student performance. Teaching needs may be in one or more of the following areas:Typography, Computer Graphics, Design Research, Branding, Print/Publication Design, Package Design, Interactivity, UX/UI, Portfolio Design 

Other Important Functions: Ensure a safe and productive teaching and working environment (classroom, lab, studio) by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards where applicable. Work with Program Director and other instructors to coordinate instruction and curriculum goals.  Maintain accurate records (such as attendance, grades, documentation for accreditation, etc.) and submit any corresponding reports according to departmental or college guidelines. Expectations for part-time instructors in the program also include as-needed responsibilities related to training and recruiting.

 

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Teaching techniques and procedures, including techniques using the internet and technology.
  • Current trends, research, and development in the area of assignment.
  • Principles of test development and administration.

 

Ability To:

  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Minimum Education/Training:

Candidates for this position must possess a Master’s degree with at least 18 hours in a graphic design, digital art, or closely related field 

 

OR candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or closely related field with significant industry experience.

 

Minimum Experience

None 

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills: 

Experience as a generalist graphic designer or in the printing, publishing, advertising, packaging, or interactivity is preferred. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite on the Mac platform. Ideal candidates should be active in the field, have teaching experience at the collegiate level, and be able to provide examples of both personal/professional work and evidence of successful student work for consideration. Applications must be accompanied with a link to professional and/or teaching portfolio (website or .pdf portfolio). 

 

Supplemental Information

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying. 

 

  • Candidates are required to submit OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees obtained prior to their first day of work or hire date. If the highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required. 

 

  • Applicants who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu