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JOB'S TITLE: Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
JOB'S OPERATING GROUP: Office of the Provost
OPERATING GROUPS MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Office of the Provost is responsible for the development and delivery of the entire academic program at KWU. This includes the determination and selection of all faculty, the design and delivery of all academic curriculum, the design and delivery of all academic co-curricular programs and activities, and the design and delivery of all support and information services required to maintain university accreditation and increase student success in all academic areas of the university.
JOB'S DEPARTMENT: Department of Art and Design
DEPARTMENT'S MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Art and Design is responsible for the effective development and delivery of the department's curriculum and advising of department majors. In addition, the department assists other areas of the university in recruiting new students to the university and participates on faculty and university committees. The department focuses on high-quality teaching and student-centered learning.
JOB'S DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Dr. Damon Kraft
DATE JOB LAST REVIEWED OR ANALYZED: April 2021, REVISED BY: Damon Kraft, Provost HR: Becky Mathews
JOB'S EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Faculty, Non-Tenure-Track, Exempt, Nine-Month Contract (12 month pay period)
JOB'S FACULTY RANK: To be determined at hiring based on the person's highest degree attained, qualifications, and experience.
POSITION'S SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary to be determined at hiring based on the person's qualifications, experience and faculty rank. Full-time benefits as outlined in the university benefits package found on the university's job web site. Please send your salary requirements with your application.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (SUMMARY): This position is responsible for preparing and teaching a wide variety of graphic design courses, art history courses, and other departmental courses in one or more of the following: sculpture, 3D Printing, or photography. The candidate will also advise students for the Department of Art and Design.
POSITION WORKS WITH: The department is led by a Department Chair and currently consists of two full-time faculty. This position also fully interacts with the KWU student body in terms of teaching and advising. In addition, this position will interact with other faculty and staff regarding recruiting, curriculum design, studio up keep, committee appointments, and other similar requirements of the department and university.
POSITION'S STAFF AUTHORITY: None
POSITION'S BUDGET AUTHORITY: None
POSITION'S PHYSCIAL WORKING CONDITIONS: 100% temperature controlled indoor environment. Duties include sitting, walking, standing, speaking, hearing, stooping, written and oral communication, and other similar office related activities. May have to do some lab set up (which can require lifting or exposure to chemicals) and direct activities outside or in larger classroom venues.
POSITION'S UNUSUAL HAZARDS OR WORKING CONDITIONS: None
POSITION'S EQUIPMENT USED: University phone, LMS, art and sculpture equipment, and activity recreational equipment. Mac Lab, 3D printers, Printers, Digital SLR cameras, power tools.
POSITION'S WORK SCHEDULE: Flexible scheduled arranged around a Monday- Friday teaching schedule. A minimum of ten hours of scheduled "office hours" are required.
POSITION'S TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Limited, but some travel for personal development may be required.
POSITION DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
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JOB'S ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Teaching (60%): Responsible for delivering in a student receptive manner the knowledge, skills, and experiences each student needs to successfully achieve course learning outcomes as outlined in the course syllabus.
2. Advising (15%): Responsible for assisting students to create an individual educational plan which allows the student to graduate in the shortest amount of time possible and at the least possible cost consistent with the student's educational goals:
3. Professional Development (10%): Responsible for preparing and executing an annual personal development program in order to enhance your course content knowledge and teaching effectiveness skills.
4. Service (10%): Responsible for preparing and executing an annual university and community service program.
JOB'S OTHER DUTIES: (5%)
JOB'S PERFORMANCE MEASURES AND STANDARDS: Actual performance standards for each measure will be set at least annually after consultation between the job holder and their direct supervisor based on the job holder's existing qualifications and experience.
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