Assistant Educator of Game Design

  • Wichita State University
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Apr 11, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Design (all areas)

Job Description



The WSU School of Digital Arts is seeking an Assistant Educator of Game Design, a full-time non-tenure eligible position. The selected individual will teach courses associated with Game Design program in the School of Digital Arts; create effective learning activities, projects, and assignments. Serve as Game Design Program Director; develop and update curriculum relevant to current industry standards; assist with identifying appropriate, qualified adjunct instructors. Engage in departmental, college, and university service associated with WSU faculty promotion policies. Opportunities may include teaching in other areas of expertise depending upon department/program needs.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree in Game Design or related field, or equivalent professional experience; demonstrated successful teaching at the college or university level; experience developing Game Design projects; experience working with the Unreal Engine; experience developing projects in Mixed Reality (virtual reality, augmented reality); proficiency in Game Design software/s; continuing/ongoing connection/commitment to Game Design industry; excellent organizational and analytical skills; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated ability to proofread and edit; ability to build and sustain collaborative professional relationships with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students, and community/industry members; willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.

Preferred: Interest in and ability to recruit, advise, and mentor students; ability to promote students' professional development.


Application Details

Start Date: August 7, 2022. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of completed applications will begin May 2, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy.

WSU is an AA/EEO employer. All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.

All candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully educate and empower a diverse student population.

For full description of qualifications, application requirements and procedures, and to apply, go to

For more information contact: Justin Rorabaugh, Director, School of Digital Arts, Wichita State University Email:

Required Applicant Documents Applicants must upload the following Required Applicant Documents - *Cover Letter/Letter of Application *Resume *OTHER DOCUMENT 1: Required Electronic Media Applicants are required to provide online access to examples of their work by uploading a document listing the link/s to a portfolio/reel of game design work. ADDITIONAL REQUIRED

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Required Letters of Reference Applicants must provide 3 confidential letters of reference written within the past 12 months, sent directly by those who have written the references to: Justin Rorabaugh, Director, School of Digital Arts and Chair, Game Design Search Committee Wichita State University All required application materials must be submitted/received for an application to be considered complete for review. Only completed applications will be considered for review.


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