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PT Instructor Pool - Graphic Design

Madison Area Technical College
Madison, WI
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Aug 9, 2022

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PT Instructor Pool - Graphic Design

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Job Posting Date:
January 27, 2022

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
Salary depends upon workload.

School of BAA_Applied Arts

Job Description:

Madison College is recruiting a pool of qualified part-time candidates to teach courses for the Graphic Design program. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis for the 2022-2023 academic school year. Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience. Health and dental benefits are NOT provided. For all internal candidates who are interested in transferring or promoting to this position please review the transfer and promotion policy located in the Madison College Employee Handbook.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College - it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

Organizational Function and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for instruction in the Graphic Design program at the college level. This includes developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering instruction of high quality, assessing student learning, advising students, and participating in college service activities at the department, division and college levels.

This position reports to the Associate Dean - School of Business and Applied Arts.

Essential Duties:
The following duties are typically expected of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
1. Responsible for instruction in the Graphic Design Program including but not limited to the following courses: Print and Production, Computer Graphics, Typography, and Graphic Design.
2. Develop and plan appropriate instructional strategies, including alternative delivery strategies when appropriate.
3. Instruct students in classes and participate in college service activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
4. Assist and advise students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
5. Evaluate student performance in courses taught by the instructor.
6. Actively work with other personnel in student recruitment, retention and job placement.
7. Develop and maintain curriculum in collaboration with department/division staff.
8. Participate in instructional and curriculum articulation activities with other programs and other divisions of instruction.
9. Comply with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
10. Assist students in developing work experience assignments such as internships, work-study assignments, team projects, etc.
11. Maintain certification as an instructor with the Wisconsin Technical College System.
12. Comply with all aspects of Board policies, work rules, and the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
13. Attend Division, department and advisory committee meetings.
14. Develop strategies aimed at the retention of minority/female students.
15. Participate in appropriate staff development activities such as diversity awareness, technology training, etc.
16. Design curriculum and instruct in a variety of non-traditional formats to meet student and business needs.
17. Demonstrates a commitment to the college values of excellence, respect and integrity.
18. Perform such other duties as assigned by the President or designee.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Comprehensive and demonstrated knowledge skills as related to design and production. Specific classes may require unique skills and software expertise.

2. Skill in oral and written communications.

3. Knowledge of current educational methods and strategies, including the use of distance education and other methods of alternative delivery.

4. Ability to interact with business and industry to establish partnerships.

5. Skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds.

6. Actual and demonstrable hands-on experience using Adobe Creative Cloud Apps like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

7. Demonstrated and documented professional working knowledge of electronic document preparation and traditional production methods in a provided portfolio.


1. Associate's degree in Illustration or Graphic Design.

2. Five (5) years or 10,000 hours of professional experience (other than teaching) in Illustration, Graphic Design, or related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Madison College utilizes pool postings for all PT Instructor positions at the College. You will be considered as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position if/when the need arises. By posting these positions, there is no guarantee that Madison College will actually be hiring for this position.

Part-time Instructors are hired on a per course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee assignment for the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes.

If interested, please complete the required online application and attach a resume that includes a link to your portfolio, a cover letter, and transcripts (unofficial copy). Please note that all transcripts will be checked for verification of accreditation before hire. Submission and receipt of this material does not infer acceptance as a part-time instructor or guarantee an interview.

This pool will close on approximately January 31, 2023. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with Madison College, you will be asked to reapply to a new pool. All communications will be through the e-mail provided on your application materials. We regard diversity in the workforce as a competitive advantage and strongly support its presence in our educational environment.

If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline, (608) 246-6900.

To ensure that emails from us regarding your application do not go to your spam folder, please add the domain as a safe sender in your email.

Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221

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About Us
Welcome! Thank you for visiting our career site, where Madison College is committed to matching talent to opportunity. We are known for our real-world, smart approach to learning - offering students innovative, high-tech career pathways and college transfer opportunities with more than 150 programs to choose from. Madison College is a great place to work and has been for over 100 years, serving more than 33,000 students in 12 south-central Wisconsin counties. The College offers generous salaries, benefits, and an inspiring work environment. Employees enjoy a culture dedicated to lifelong learning, wellness and inclusiveness.

Take some time and look around - once you've have a chance to explore our current opportunities, apply to the ones you feel best suit your interests, background and experiences. Thereafter, you can keep track of your application status and watch for new opportunities that might be of interest to you.

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As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying.

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