Instructor - Art and Design - Interior Design

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Dec 29, 2023
Full time Design (all areas)

Job Description


Instructor - Art and Design - Interior Design

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202300313

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Art and Design

Closing: Continuous

Position Summary
Instructor - Regular Non-Tenure Track
Interior Design
Department of Art and Design
Holland College of Arts & Media

Primary Responsibilities
The candidate will teach courses, assist with curriculum development and accreditation processes, and advise undergraduate students in interior design. In addition, the candidate will assist with student recruitment, engage in university and community service activities, serve on departmental/college/university committees, participate in professional organizations and network with representatives from the interior design industry and business community.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree or Bachelor's degree with five years of industry experience (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.)
  • One degree in interior design, interior architecture, or architecture
  • NCIDQ certification required for bachelor's degree only candidates or demonstrated eligibility/willingness to take the exam if a candidate has an earned master's degree
  • Demonstrated relevant industry and/or teaching experience
  • Knowledge of computer-aided drafting and illustration programs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial and residential building codes
  • Evidence of involvement in professional organizations
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated potential for providing effective service to the department, college, and university
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with internal and external constituencies

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Required Information & Deadline
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2024 and will remain open until filled. The review of applications will begin immediately.

To Apply: Submit the following items online by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
  • Current curriculum vitae or resume
  • Portfolio of 10 professional work samples (if available) submitted as a PDF (Please label appropriately as professional work)
  • Portfolio of 10 student work samples (if available) submitted as a PDF (Please label appropriately as student work)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Teaching statement of no more than one page in length
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

Additional Information
About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook | SEMO
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan (

Department and Program Information:
The Southeast Missouri State University Department of Art and Design includes the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Art; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art with emphasis areas in Ceramics, Graphic & Interactive Design, Painting, Photography & New Media, Printmaking & Fibers, and Sculpture; Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. All degrees are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD). In addition, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For more information visit

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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