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Position: Associate Professor - Engineering Graphics

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
01 2NC – Department not found Full-time A98866

Position Summary:

Under the administrative direction of the Arts Visual Communication (AVC) department chairperson and the Dean of the School of the Arts, the Associate Professor - Engineering Graphics will: carry a full teaching load in a fast-growing Graphic Design degree program; mentor students (especially those working on a Bachelor Fine Arts (BFA); help develop curriculum in Graphic Design area; serve on departmental, school, and University committees, and attend faculty meetings. Individual must be an energetic and dedicated teacher with good people and organizational skills.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught.   
  • Evaluate instruction and learning outcomes through written, oral, practical, and performance evaluations.
  • Maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Maintain and submit accurate and current reports of student accountability and any expenses related to courses taught or areas of supervision.
  • Establish and maintain office hours and advises students as needed.
  • Assist department advisor, chair, and other faculty and staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Requisition, receive, and check equipment, tools, and supplies.
  • Attend faculty meetings. Mentor students on their final projects as needed.
  • Maintain currency in courses and areas of specialization.
  • Be a team player who is dedicated to collaborating with peers and students.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • N/A


Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree or equivalent in graphic design or a closely related field. College or university level teaching experience required.

  • Professional experience strongly desired.   
  • Thorough working knowledge of Macintosh computers and numerous applications required to apply multimedia hardware/software in the classroom setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills. 
  • Knowledge and skill in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.  
  • Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.   
  • Skill in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving and decision-making.  
  • Evidence of potential for scholarly work.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse group.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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