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Graphic Design Adjunct Faculty

University of St. Francis
United States, Illinois, Joliet
500 Wilcox Street (Show on map)
May 11, 2024
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Position Information


Job Title Graphic Design Adjunct Faculty
Position Number XXXXX-XX
Department Art & Design - Rialto Theater, Joliet IL
Job Grade
Position Summary
The Department of Art & Design seeks a graphic design adjunct to teach foundation to advance design courses (e.g., typography, publication design, UI/UX) for fall 2023 at the Rialto Art & Design facility located in downtown Joliet, Illinois. The instructor is hired to teach one or two courses for which he/she/they are qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the Department Chair. The instructor will provide quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. The courses are taught in-person twice a week during the day or early evening. The position is subject to all terms and provisions of the University of St. Francis adjunct faculty contract.
The University of St. Francis is a welcoming community of learners committed to enhancing diversity and equity.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach classes in the appropriate instructional areas.
  • Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
  • Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
  • Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff.
  • Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
  • Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the university always.
  • Meet all contractual obligations as spelled out in the University of St. Francis adjunct faculty contract.
  • Perform any additional related duties as assigned by the Art & Design Department Chair.
  • Willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Art, Graphic Design, and/or a combination of education, training, and tested experience.
  • Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction including the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and UI/UX applications.
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
  • Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the university's core Franciscan values.

Preferred Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Art, Art History, or Master of Fine Arts (MFA).
  • Experience using course management programs (e.g., Canvas).
  • Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence.
  • Part time

Hours/Shift/Work Schedule
Adjunct faculty is willing to teach in-person, at the Rialto Art & Design facility located in downtown Joliet, Illinois, twice a week during the day or early evening.
Physical Requirements of Position
Work is performed in classroom settings with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: sitting, walking, bending, stooping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.
Posting Detail Information


Posting Number FP0614-16
Open Date 01/29/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Applied = 0

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