Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Flagler College
St. Augustine, FL

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

St. Augustine, FL
Open Date:
May 11, 2022

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Flagler College invites applicants for a one-year appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, starting in August 2022. This full-time faculty position will include teaching four courses per semester from the undergraduate graphic design program and related courses in the general education program. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of graphic design theory with an understanding of emerging technologies. 

The graphic design curriculum represents a contemporary balance of theory, traditional practice, and digital media such as front-end web strategy and development, interactive design principles, processes, and prototyping. Students receive real-world instruction from design professionals in studios equipped with Macintosh computers, the latest Adobe software, and color printing facilities.

Flagler College is a small, private liberal arts college located in St. Augustine, Florida. Involvement in departmental and college service and ongoing professional development are expected. Flagler College is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Teach a 4/4 load of foundational and advanced courses in graphic design. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.

Research and Professional Practice

  • Conduct research appropriate to the discipline.
  • Network with professionals and organizations related to graphic design.
  • Engage in professional activities and peer-reviewed awards and publications.



  • Terminal degree in Graphic Design (MFA or Ph.D.) or a closely related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent professional work in Graphic Design.
  • College-level teaching or other related instructional or educational presentation experience.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of graphic design theory and principles.
  • Ability to effectively teach foundational and advanced graphic design courses. 
  • Demonstrate an ability and willingness to learn about the latest trends and stay current with evolving technologies to ensure current and relevant curricula.
  • Strong understanding of Adobe CC software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, ten professional work samples (links to Web sites as applicable), ten examples of student work, unofficial graduate degree transcripts, and three letters of recommendation with contact information. The review of applications will begin on June 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: .


Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit


Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.


Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.


Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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