Adjunct Instructor Positions- Graphic Design- Mount Mary University Job Opening at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI

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Position:Adjunct Instructor Positions- Graphic Design- Mount Mary University
Company:Mount Mary University
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Job Location(s): Milwaukee, WI
Start Date:Fall
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Part Time
Starting Salary Range:
Required Education: Graduate Degree
Required Experience: 1 to 3 years
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Education - College/University, Design - Interior and Arts

Position Description

Adjunct Position 1:
Fundamentals of Motion Graphics
Course Description: Introduces basic motion graphics and production. Includes artistic issues of video development, story boarding and story development. Technical issues such as lighting, digital photos, audio and variety of software and hardware explored.
For teaching content, applicants should have expertise in:
  • Flash, iMovie, Dreamweaver, CS6 or higher
  • Web animation and applications
  • Digital design focus with camera work, lighting, voice over, music integration, etc
  • Provides fundamental skills, program knowledge and presentation formatting
Adjunct Position 2:
Technology Principles: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Course Description: Techniques in photo manipulation, retouching and illustration. Creation of photography and/or illustrations, dynamic collages, raster- and vector-based images. Explores photographic editing techniques, scanning, color formatting and exporting for print or multimedia. Strong foundation in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
For teaching content, applicants should have expertise in:
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign, CS6 or higher
  • Knowledgeable in digital application and advanced formats
  • Ability to navigate the flexibility of using multiple programs within one project
  • Provides fundamental skills, program knowledge and presentation formatting
  • MFA in Graphic Design preferred, Masters and/or extensive industry experience may be considered
  • Previous teaching experience preferred.
  • Evidence of professional industry experience required.
  • Ability to teach the design process from start to finish with college level students
  • Ability to challenge students in critical and creative thinking for form and content
  • Ability to advance students’ communication skills through course format
  • CSS and HTML knowledge, in addition to course soft/hardware needs
Application Process:
Review of materials will start immediately and continue until position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for interviews.
To apply, please submit
  • Letter of application- applicants may apply for one or both positions, please designate in the cover letter which position is of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of all academic transcripts
  • Certification of any non-academic professional development
  • Electronic portfolio by CD, jumpdrive and/or website link
  • Teaching philosophy
  • List of contact information for three references- recommendation letters are welcomed, but not required at this time
  • SASE for return of materials, if desired
About Mount Mary University
Mount Mary University, an urban Catholic university for women, sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, provides an environment for the development of the whole person. The University encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles.
Mount Mary commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning with an emphasis on thinking critically and creatively. The baccalaureate curriculum integrates the liberal arts with career preparation for women of diverse ages and personal circumstances; the programs at the graduate level provide opportunities for both men and women to enhance their professional excellence.
Mount Mary University is recognized as a diverse learning community that works in partnership with local, national and global organizations to educate women to transform the world.
Mount Mary University practices equal opportunity employment as part of our ongoing commitment to diversity in our workplace.  For confidential consideration please send to
Mount Mary University
Human Resources
2900 N. Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4597
Fax: 414-443-3603
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