Adjunct Faculty - Graphic Design/Visual Communication

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Adjunct Faculty - Graphic Design/Visual Communication
 
Job Code : 8315
Location : Chicago IL US 60602
Job Type : Part Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Masters Degree
Category : Education, Training, and Library
Job Description :
Westwood College is looking for Adjunct Faculty to teach Graphic Design or Visual Communication at our Chicago – Loop campus.
The role of Adjunct Faculty is to effectively communicate with the students and help them achieve their educational goals. The instructor maximizes retention of students toward the completion of their programs and provides students by fostering a proper educational environment so that the students may derive the maximum benefits from the program for which they are enrolled.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Teach all assigned classes and hours as determined with class assignments
  • Plan for instructional activities to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. Course outlines and syllabi should be given to students at the beginning of each course setting objectives determining multiple teaching strategies and student activities and evaluation of student learning
  • Organize concepts to be taught in a logical and understandable sequence covering all objectives as outlined in the course syllabus and lesson guides
  • Handle classroom routines which includes but not limited to the following: start and end class on time; provide a classroom environment conducive to learning; administer rules consistently and fairly; establishing and maintaining classroom control; and return tests, labs and homework in a timely manner
  • Use appropriate assessment tools shall be used that includes but are not limited to the following: select, develop and use informal and formal techniques or instruments to measure student learning, modifying teaching strategies if needed; submit and maintain accurate records of attendance, grades and Student Action Reports; submit all paperwork in a timely manner
  • Identify and assess students who are in need of additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectives and provide additional instruction to those students outside of class hours, as needed
  • Maintain expertise and technical competence in applicable field of study. If credentialed or certified, maintain all certifications and satisfy all requirements of the professional development plan
  • Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as specified by the Program Chair or the Campus Academic Dean
  • Performs any other duties, as assigned
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
At the time of hiring Westwood College, faculty and education department managers are required to hold a completed graduate degree, in the subject matter for which they are being hired, from a U.S. regionally or nationally accredited university. In addition, state licensing and national accrediting criteria apply. Faculty with international credentials are required to present an official U.S. degree evaluation by a NACES or AICE recognized evaluation agency.
  • Masters degree in Fine Arts, Visual Communications, or related field
  • Must have the ability to teach the Adobe Suite and Flash
  • Significant and appropriate professional work experience
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
Westwood College is an institution of higher learning founded in Denver, Colorado in 1953. Today, Westwood has 14 campuses across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois and Virginia and an online campus.* Westwood offers a unique hands-on, career-focused curriculum providing three-year bachelor’s degrees in high-growth fields. We have more than 10,000 students enrolled in one of our degree programs in technology, healthcare, business, design, justice and industrial services. To date, nearly 30,000 Westwood graduates have transformed their lives by obtaining the skills, tools, experience and connections necessary to achieve meaningful careers.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Our Company is committed to serving a diverse multicultural body of students in an atmosphere that promotes pride, respect and teamwork. To our campuses and campus communities, we commit to recruit an experienced and qualified faculty and staff who are reflective of the infinitely varied human talent available. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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