Graphic Design Instructor (CCE)

Job description

Our Opportunity

South Puget Sound Community College seeks an engaging and dedicated Graphic Design Instructor in our Corporate & Continuing Education department (CCE) department. CCE is looking for a Graphic Design Instructor with professional experience that would be available to teach a variety of class topics that may include: Design Principles, User-Centered Design, and Web Design Principles.

Our Corporate and Continuing Education(CCE) division develops noncredit classes that are responsive to the changing needs of business and industry to keep employees current and business competitive. CCE offers 1-2 day training classes conducted by instructors who are experts in their field and recruited from the community.

SPSCC accepts applications for adjunct faculty (part-time) positions on an ongoing basis to establish a qualified pool of applicants. The applicant pool is created for future, part-time professor appointments for the individual program or course indicated. This announcement will serve as an open and continuous applicant pool. Appointment availability varies from quarter to quarter.

Candidates selected from the pool will be contacted by the division should a vacancy arise. Your application will remain in the pool unless notified.

What You'll Do

The Graphic Design Instructor delivers 1-2 day classes using Adobe CS6 Creative suite emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat. The CCE instructor must have the ability to instruct the specific topics using real-world and clearly presented examples to help participants understand and apply the programs and concepts in their work.

Classes are held at our Lacey Campus and instructors should be prepared to conduct training for a professional audience.

Course Titles

  • Mastering Design Principles
  • Introduction to User-Centered Design and Usability
  • Photoshop CS6 Essentials & Beyond
  • Beginning Web Design Principles
  • Producing Brochures using InDesign, Photoshop & Acrobat
  • Creating Newsletters and Multi-page Designs

Course schedules

Classes are scheduled 3-6 months in advance based on market need and frequency determination of industry needs. Classes will be scheduled based instructor availability.

Each CCE class runs as a 1-2 day offering 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Qualifications You Possess

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-3 years field experience
  • Professional examples
  • Training experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience training others in a professional environment
  • Ability to be flexible and teach to multiple levels of experience in one classroom
  • Use real-world examples to explain concepts in class
To Apply

Applications must include the following attachments:

  1. Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
  2. Current Resume showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.

Condition of Employment
Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

Bargaining Unit
This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the South Puget Sound Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, Local 4603.

South Puget Sound Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

South Puget Sound Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). SPSCC provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, Samantha Dotson, Executive Human Resource Officer /Title IX Coordinator, 360-596-5361, [email protected], Building 25, Room 220, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512; South Puget Sound Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.

Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/21/2018
Application Due: 12/21/2020
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