Art and Design Temporary Faculty

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Job Title: Art and Design Temporary Faculty
Job ID: 13535

    California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit:

  • Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
  • Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.

    The Department of Art and Design offers exciting and creative opportunities for students to nurture and expand their artistic and design senses by providing a broad range of experiences that prepare its graduates for art and design-related opportunities and artistic endeavors. We provide cutting-edge experiences that prepare graduates for art and design related employment opportunities. Students study and produce work that includes state-of-the-art computer applications, conceptual art and design theories and applications, and leading-edge art, graphic design, and interior design projects.

    We are currently searching for Temporary Faculty in two areas, Graphic Design and Interior Design. The Graphic Design professional program provides directed studies and is designed for students seeking in-depth preparation for specialized educational and career goals.
    The curriculum explores the many aspects of graphic design including the physical, cognitive, social, and cultural human factors. It will also explores theories, principles, and practice in relation to typography, illustration, computer graphics, web design, motion graphics, history of graphic design, and creative, critical visual thinking skills that are applicable to professional practice and to meet entrance requirements to graduate school. Interior Design allows students many unique opportunities in the field of design. The interior design major is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). Students use advanced computer-aided-design (CAD) and animation programs as well as traditional methods in developing sophisticated design solutions for a variety of architectural projects. Interior design students gain an excellent foundation in subjects such as color theory, space planning, presentation techniques, rendering, drawing, building systems and codes, and material and design for special populations. (Internship opportunities are available.)

    GENERAL Application Process

    ALL applicants need to submit the following:

    Cover Letter

Indicating the specific courses within the teaching pool that you are qualified and interested in applying to.

Current vitae

Official transcripts of BA, MA, MFA or PhD degree (see specific area or course requirement)

Three letters of reference

Teaching philosophy

Please see specific area or course description for other requirements

GRAPHIC DESIGN requirements

Earned BA (BFA, MA or MS preferred) in Graphic Design, Visual or Applied Arts.

A minimum of three years professional experience in the discipline relevant to the particular graphic design course(s) posted in the part-time teaching pool.

A digital portfolio (CD_ROM) of 10-20 relevant works that reflects and documents their experience and teaching qualifications.

INTERIOR DESIGN requirements

Earned BID, MA. MFA or MS in Interior Design or Applied Arts.

Preferred NCIDQ certification

A minimum of two years professional experience in the discipline relevant to the particular interior design course(s) posted in the part-time teaching pool.

A website (URL) or digital portfolio (CD_ROM) of 10-20 relevant works that reflects and documents their experience and teaching qualifications.

Inquiries and applications need to be addressed to:

Part Time Teaching Pool

c/o Martin Valencia, Chair

Art and Design Department

5225 N Backer, MS CA65

Fresno, CA 93740-8001

[email protected] / 559-278-2612

Application Deadline: JULY 15, 2018

FINAL determination of part time assignments is contingent upon student enrollment and funding.

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site:

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2019
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