Faculty, Tenure Track - Digital Media

Jun 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty, Tenure Track - Digital Media

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

This position joins the Digital Media faculty and designs and teaches courses in web front-end design, common scripting languages, web-appropriate logic structures, server-side scripting, web frameworks, interaction design, user experience, and digital publication frameworks.

The faculty member will work with staff, administration, counselors, faculty, high school teachers, and an advisory committee to develop and advance program mission, goals, and course offerings.

You will coordinate with other faculty and teach in live face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities and teach night classes as well as day classes as needed.

You will develop courses and content as needed, both alone and in collaboration with others.

Typically the position requires 80% of work time in teaching activities, and 20% of work time in scholarly and service activities, and keeping industry ties and interactions strong and positive.

Requires travel to attend conferences and training - local, national and international.

May be required to teach day, evening, online, off-campus, blended or distance ed courses.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Web Development, Computer Science, Interaction Design, User Experience, or fields similar to the foregoing. Terminal degree preferred. If not credentialed with a terminal degree at time of hire, then terminal degree must already be in process, scheduled for completion within a reasonable time after hire, and candidate must show credibly how pursuit of the terminal degree while filling the instant position will not compromise the quality of work given to the instant position.

Must be available full-time starting August 1, 2018

Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at UVU.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Web design techniques and tools, Web scripting languages, interaction design principles, user experience principles, data structures, basic cyber-security frameworks and protocols, and the Web development pipeline and workflow.
  • Skilled in common Web scripting languages, setting up and implementing basic server-side databases, basic cyber-security techniques, and application and use of common Web frameworks. Skill in teaching well is paramount.
  • Ability to communicate concepts and techniques clearly with students, communicate and collaborate well with colleagues, set and follow a calendared schedule, and handle the multi-tasking inherent in university faculty workloads.

Preferred Qualifications:
Three years or more of full-time industry experience, in addition to the above-listed academic credentials, preferred.

Physical Requirements:
General requirements include ability to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear, see and fine hand manipulation.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC25818 Digital Media Faculty
Open Date: 06/11/2018
Review Start Date: 07/11/2018
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants should list any licenses or professional certifications as it relates to the focus of this posting. Please include a complete list of professional organizations in which you are actively involved. Applicants should be prepared to have a versatile portfolio in both digital and print to demonstrate background and have those materials on hand at the personal interview stage. Applicants interviewed will also be required to give a 20-30 minutes demonstration of effective teaching.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/7445

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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