Adjunct Instructor, Graphic Design (Visual Art & Design)

Salt Lake Community College
August 03, 2024
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Position Title Adjunct Instructor, Graphic Design (Visual Art & Design)

Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Reports to (title) Department Visual Art & Design Requisition Number Position Type One Semester Temporary Job Category Adjunct - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Starting Salary Job Open Date 08/03/2023 Job Close Date 08/03/2024 Open Until Filled No Priority Review Date Job Summary

Teach graphic design classes for the Department of Visual Art & Design.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Under minimal supervision, teach semester-long graphic design classes. Undergo college mandatory training. Take part in departmental-level training. Follow all SLCC policies and procedures.

1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization 2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators 3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments 4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards 5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades 6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance 7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines 8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment 9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy 10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior 11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 business days) 12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure 13. Completes all required employee trainings 14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines 15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested 16. Other job related duties as needed

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications

-Demonstrated experience in graphic design field -Some post-secondary (college) education experience

Preferred Qualifications

-Bachelor's degree -Five years full-time experience in graphic design industry

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Ability to teach post-secondary graphic design students 2. Demonstrated abilities in graphic design proficiency 3. Good reading and writing skills 4. Excellent communication skills 5. Dependable and punctual 6. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. 7. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.

1. Portfolio of graphic design samples may be required prior to hiring. 2. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. 3. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment. 4. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire. 5. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC's Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.

SLCC Highlights

Salt Lake Community College is Utah's largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah's fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students' lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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