Adjunct Instructor - Graphic Design - Lakeland University - Plymouth, WI

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lakeland University


The Graphic Design program in the School of Humanities and Fine Arts is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach one section of Web and App Design in the Spring 2019 semester. The successful candidate will hold at least a master's degree in graphic design or a related field, as well as teaching experience at the undergraduate level and professional experience with designing websites and/or apps. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to provide a portfolio of their work.

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS: All Lakeland staff members are expected to:
  • Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated mission.
  • Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of the University.
  • Be good stewards of the University's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community.
  • Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals.
  • Keep their supervisor appropriately informed.
  • Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the university community.
  • Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect.
  • Acts in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principals of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) show respect, communicate and be positive.
  • Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.


  • Teach undergraduate course in web and app design.
  • Work with full-time faculty and dean to understand and employ activities that meet course learning objectives.
  • Administer and/or develop coursework (assignments, projects, in-class learning activities, exams) that meets and assesses course learning objectives.
  • Hold regular office hours on a weekly basis.
  • Respond in a timely manner to calls or emails from students, colleagues, or supervisors.
  • Use university technology as directed.


  • Master's degree MFA preferred in either graphic design or a field related to art or graphic design.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Professional experience designing websites and/or apps.
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator required; knowledge of Adobe XD, Dreamweaver, HTML, and CSS a plus.
  • Knowledge of User Experience (UX) design, User Interface (UI) design, user testing, and the web/app design process.
  • Knowledge of motion graphics, animation, Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects a plus.


  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk
  • No or very limited physical effort required
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment


  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator


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