Instructor-Graphic Design/Visual Communications

Salem, Oregon
Feb 21, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Instructor-Graphic Design/Visual Communications.

Position Summary

This is a full time faculty position in the Visual communications Program at Chemeketa Community College.  In addition to teaching, Visual Communications faculty are intensely involved in program leadership, student advising, curriculum development and coordinating of class projects and outcomes.  Learn more about the Visual Communications program at

Terms of Employment:

  • This is a 100%, 180-day faculty assignment. This assignment is subject to budget approval
  • Upon hire, must pass security inquiry, which may include criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.
  • May require flexible work schedule to meet department/program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends
  • Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire

Closing Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


$49,084.00 - $78,142.00 Annually


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution


At least three years full-time equivalent professional graphic design experience


Professional teaching or training experience in the graphic arts field


Master's Degree in Graphic Design from an accredited institution and industry or teaching experience

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

We are an EO/AA/ADA institution


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