Assistant Educator of Animation

  • Wichita State University
  • Wichita, KS, USA
  • Jun 02, 2022
Full time Art & Art History Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Design (all areas)

Job Description


Assistant Educator of Animation
Posting Number: 22-00038-UP/FA Post
Position Number: 993539
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time

Summary of Responsibilities

Teach courses associated with Animation program in the School of Digital Arts; create effective learning activities, projects, and assignments. Serve as Animation 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

Minimum Education
Bachelor's degree in Animation or related field, or equivalent professional experience by hire date.

Minimum Experience
Experience developing Animation projects.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in 3D digital software(s).
  • Continuing/ongoing connection to the Animation industry.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to build and sustain collaborative professional relationships with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students, and community/industry partners.
  • 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.

Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations
Additional Information

  • 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.

Application Details

Review of completed application will begin June 13, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

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 portfolio of applicant's Animation projects by uploading a document listing URLs/links to their portfolio and/or website/s.


  • Required Letters of Reference
  • Applicants must provide 3 confidential letters of reference, written within the past 12 months, sent directly by the referees to:

Justin Rorabaugh, Director, School of Digital Arts
Chair, Animation Search Committee

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.

Location: Wichita, KS-WSU Shocker Studios (Harry Street)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Review of completed application will begin June 13, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

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