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Biola University Seeks a Public Arts Curator
The public arts curator administrates and facilitates the collection and display of permanent public art throughout the campus, and the university art collection. The curator is responsible for permanent and temporary displays of art in the public areas throughout the campus, including the Earl and Virginia Green Art Gallery.  The curator reports to the Chair of the Art Department and serves as a liaison to the University Public Arts Council.

Appropriate terminal degree:  MFA Visual Arts degree, or PhD in Art History or Museum & Curatorial Studies.  Art Museum/Gallery/curatorial experience highly desired.  Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Essential Duties include:

  • Maintenance of the university and the art department permanent collections—including inventory, cataloging, storage, repair/restoration
  • Oversight of:
  1. Semi-annual Library exhibitions
  2.  Annual exhibits in the Cafeteria and Andrews Banquet Rooms;
  3. Oversight of Heritage Room and other displays of historical memorabilia/artifacts
  4. Oversight of Art Gallery, its annual budget and educational programming, and coordination of gallery exhibits with the art department exhibition committee
  • Work with Office of Development, Alumni Office, Art Office, and any other campus departments to receive work that is purchased or donated and coordinate acceptance with the University Public Arts Council
  • Develop education and information materials, events, and programs for university-wide public art education
  • Serve on the University Public Arts Council

The Public Arts Curator will be expected to teach one relevant course in the art department each semester. Application materials will be reviewed beginning March 31, 2014.Start date: August 15, 2014.

Please apply online at https://biola.peopleadmin.com/ by submitting a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and a 1-page testimony of your faith. A faculty application will be sent to promising candidates. Position is open until filled.           

Biola University Seeks Department Chair and Professor or Art (3-D) or Art History (Assistant, Associate, or Full-Professor level)   
Position Summary
The Department of Art is currently seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, ½-time administrative and ½-time teaching position.  The teaching component may be either in the area of sculpture (3-D Studies, ceramics, and/or installation), or Art History.  Teaching responsibilities will include 3 courses annually for 3-D studio applicants, or 4 courses for Art History applicants.   The Department of Art shares the university’s mission and seeks a person who is dedicated to teaching, research, and service, and who is committed to the integration of faith and learning.

Candidate Requirements:
The successful candidate for this position should hold an M.F.A. (if applying to teach in the 3-D area), or a Ph.D. (if applying to teach art history). Additionally, the candidate should have a record of significant research, a successful record of univeArtClass2rsity level teaching, and administrative aptitude and experience.  Experience with NASAD accreditation is desirable.  The university and the art department are seeking candidates who are leading thinkers and practitioners in the conversations concerning Christianity, art and culture, and who will contribute to the department’s vision for deep engagement with the Los Angeles contemporary art community.

University and Department Overview:|
Biola University is an evangelical Christian university that serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university is committed to diversity and seeks faculty who can contribute to multicultural understandings. The Department of Art has seven full-time faculty members; 175 studio art majors; and offers three degrees: a B.F.A. with concentrations in Sculpture, Photography, Painting, Design, and Interdisciplinary studies, a B.S. in Studio Art (no concentration), and a B.S. in Design.  These degrees are accredited by NASAD (next full review in 2022-2023).  The Center for Christianity, Culture, and the Arts (ccca.biola.edu), and the recently remodeled Earl and Virginia Green Art Gallery testify to the vibrancy of the arts on Biola’s campus.

Application Procedure and Materials:
Please submit the following materials on the online site:  https://biola.edu/employment

  • Letter of application
  • Current CV
  • Statement describing your Christian faith and its integration with your studio practice or historical research.
  • Statement concerning teaching philosophy
  • 20 images of studio work (3D applicants only)
  • 20 images of student work (3D applicants only)
  • Samples of published research (Art History Applicants only)
  • Sample Syllabi from 2 courses (Art History Applicants only)

Augustana College Seeks Assistant Professor of Art – Digital Photography/Media and Art Education
Position: Type: Full Time Department: Center for Visual Arts

The Augustana College Art Department is seeking a full-time, tenure-track position beginning fall 2014. Primary responsibilities include teaching digital photography, art education courses, and other courses within the specialization of the successful applicant. Normal teaching load is a nine-month contract: three courses per semester and one course in the January interim (3-1-3). Applicants are invited to apply with a broad range of photographic practices and experiences. Expertise in digital photography, digital media or new media practices is preferred. The ideal candidate will hold a MFA degree or equivalent, demonstrate excellence in studio work and a distinguished exhibition record or equivalent, and have certification and teaching experience in Pre-K–12. ABD or Doctorate in Art Education is desirable.

The mission of the Art Department is focused on our undergraduate students. We teach a solid foundation of design and drawing, and ask our students to interact with the faculty, each other, and our community with tolerance, acceptance, imagination and rigor. We highly respect one another’s differences and encourage our students to expand in their search for meaning. The successful candidate will develop a digital-based photography curriculum and teach our Art Education courses. We are interested in an expansive notion of image-making in community, that engages contemporary theory and approaches to photography, digital and new media, and yet will also value an understanding of stewardship, of developing traditional sensibilities of plasticity and media, and take seriously the responsibility of passing down a tradition larger than ourselves. It is critical that you are excited about art education, have experience in the classroom and can bring a vibrant studio practice, varied life experiences, and a significant exhibition record to your teaching. Augustana is a liberal arts setting, and we encourage conversations and teaching across the disciplines. Courses will be offered as electives to students outside the art major. Faculty have the opportunity of co-teaching innovative topics courses in the Senior Capstone and Civitas Honors programs and developing travel courses. Additional responsibilities will include student advising and other duties as assigned.

Our department offers a BA major in Art; BA major in Art Education (NCATE accredited), a pre-professional BA in Art, studio emphasis, and a BA minor in Art. Our program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: North Central Association. Our permanent collection of over 3500 objects is one of the most important collections of modern European and American works on paper in the Midwest, including 167 polaroids and gelatin silver prints by Andy Warhol, and works of Chagall, Sam Francis, Winslow Homer, Kathe Kollwitz, Picasso, Whistler, Matisse and Rouault. Recent visiting artists and critics to our program include: James Elkins, Alice Leora Briggs, Michael Goro, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Daniel Siedell, and cartoonists Ann Telnaes and Chris Browne.

Application Procedure: Screening of applicants will begin March 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three persons qualified to provide a reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an artist statement. Please also submit 20 images of your artwork and 20 of student work if applicable. Include a detailed image list with titles, medium, dates, and dimensions in your application. Submit your application package electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu Image portfolios should be uploaded through your Dropbox account and share a link with humanresources@augie.edu The first 20 images should be your own work, the next 10–20 of student work if applicable.

Address for sending applications:
Dean of the College
Augustana College
Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

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Dean of the College
Augustana College
Box 763
Sioux Falls, SD 57197
Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547
Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and may be required to submit official transcripts upon employment.

 

Azusa Pacific University Seeks Full Time Studio Art Professor
Position Tracking Number: F014
School/College: College of Music and the Arts
Department: Department of Art and Design
Location:  Azusa Campus
Description:
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Painting and Drawing. This position primarily involves instruction in painting and drawing from foundation level undergrad teaching through MFA level mentoring. Outside of the painting and drawing field it would be a benefit if the candidate had any experience in animation or illustration.  Position subject to final funding.
Specialization: Painting and Drawing
Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will teach the equivalent of a full course load per year in undergraduate painting and drawing along with mentoring graduate students in the MFA program. Responsibilities include teaching, advising/mentoring students, curriculum development, department/university committees, program review, accreditation and assessment. Applicants should present evidence of teaching excellence and active exhibition/scholarship and participation in the field.
Level: Assistant/Associate/ or Full Professor

Qualifications:  M.F.A. in Painting and/or Drawing, with at least five years of teaching experience preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Expertise needs to be evident in painting and/or drawing and evidence of high quality student work is expected. Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship is emphasized.
Workload: Full-time faculty position.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Hire Date:  August 2014, review of applications will begin March 15, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled.
Application Procedure:
To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.
Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Sunshine Bible Academy Seeks Full Time Art Teacher
Sunshine Bible Academy, a K-12 Christian school in the prairie of South Dakota, is seeking an Art Teacher for the 2014-15 school year. Responsibilities include teaching general art courses to students in elementary and junior high as well as full-credit electives in the high school.  High school courses may include Art I, Art II, Creative Art, Art History and/or more specialized classes such as Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, etc.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.  Must also have, or be willing to obtain, South Dakota and ACSI teacher certification.  Start date will coincide with the August start of the 2014-15 school year.

Additional information and an employment application can be found athttp://www.sunshinebible.org/Jobs.html

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Jason Watson, Superintendent. He can be reached by telephone at 605.853.3071 or by e-mail atjason.watson@k12.sd.us Additional information about the school is available by visiting its website, www.sunshinebible.org.

Luther College Seeks Visiting Instructor in Art
A non-tenure track, one-semester leave replacement position.
BEGINNING DATE:  Late August 2014
QUALIFICATIONS:  MFA or equivalent in Drawing or Painting or related field.  The successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a diverse understanding of contemporary arts practices,both generally and specifically with regard to issues in contemporary drawing.
RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful candidate will teach three courses during Fall 2014 semester to include Drawing, Foundations and a third course in the candidate’s areas of expertise.
STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:  Luther College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Applicants’ dossiers will include:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • portfolio of 15 images of personal work
  • portfolio of no more than 15 images of student work (if available)
  • unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts
  • three letters of recommendation (the college will send an email to each letter writer identified in application process with a link to upload letter)

Apply at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com.

INQUIRIES:  Inquiries about the position may be directed to Lisa Lantz, Search Committee Chair, Luther College, Decorah, IA, 52101; phone: (563) 387-1695; email: lantli01@luther.edu.  Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website, www.luther.edu.  Questions regarding the application process should be directed to facultysearch@luther.edu.

Trinity Western University Seeks Full-Time Tenure Track Position in Art + Design

Trinity Western University’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture (SAMC) seeks an outstanding Graphic Designer to join our community in a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 16, 2014.

The Art + Design department is looking for a candidate with an MFA or MAA degree in graphic design (or equivalent related field) who brings an active record of professional practice, demonstrates engagement with contemporary graphic design and is a mentor who seeks to explore the intersections between faith and design practices. We seek a candidate to invigorate the design sequence of courses who demonstrates expertise in design, illustration, typography, layout, digital media—including interactive digital publications—and design thinking.

In addition to these core responsibilities, the ideal candidate for this small and vital department will be a collaborative and flexible team player who has expertise in at least one of the following: contemporary photography, art history, art theory, administrative leadership, conference coordination or editorial experience. Since SAMC enjoys interdisciplinary relationships amongst departments and design courses are cross-listed with the department of Media + Communication, experience with interdisciplinary collaborations or theory will be an asset. The successful candidate will be a committed Christian with a strong record of teaching, scholarship and service, a commitment to the ideals of a liberal arts education, and an educational philosophy of mentorship.

Interested candidates are requested to complete the on-line application at http://www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/faculty-positions.html. Applications will be accepted until March 5, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is found, subject to budget approval. In addition to your curriculum vitae, your online application should also include documentation outlining your area(s) of interest, major contributions to teaching, research and practice as well as verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree. Specific queries regarding this position may be directed to judy.bartram@twu.ca.

Trinity Western University is a liberal arts university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture and its programs can be found at www.twu.ca/academics/samc.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Dordt College Seeks Full Time Studio Art Professor
The Art Department at Dordt College seeks a dynamic classroom teacher committed to the Christian faith, to fill a full-time faculty appointment beginning August 2014. Primary responsibilities include teaching a range of studio art courses that could include Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, Web Design, Sculpture, Ceramics, and/or 3D Design. The preferred candidate will have at least three years of teaching experience and a M.F.A. in studio art.

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, Biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time faculty application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

http://dordt.edu/prospective_employees/faculty/application_procedure.shtml

Dordt College does not discriminate as to age, sex, national origin, marital status, or against those who are disabled.

Azusa Pacific University Seeks Adjunct Instructor of Traditional/Stop Motion Animation

Department of Art and Design, & the Department of Theatre Film & Television
College of Music and the Arts
Location: Azusa Campus (main campus)
Field Specialization: Animation

Description: Adjunct Instructor for the undergraduate course ART 310: Traditional and Stop Action Animation. Starting (January) Spring Semester 2014.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will teach one course during the Spring 2014 semester. The course to be taught is ART 310: Traditional and Stop Action Animation. The course description is as follows:

This studio course is an introduction to the basic techniques in traditional animation and stop action animation. Students explore basic issues of motion and narrative. Meets six hours weekly.

Animation is a new shared concentration within the APU Departments of Art & Design, and Theatre Film & Television. The candidate must be able to aid in the development of new program and facilities.

Qualifications: MFA. (or professional experience of equivalent level) in Animation. Expertise in Traditional and Stop Motion Animation techniques. Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is emphasized.

Experience: The candidate should have experience in planning for and creating animation films, drawing/sculpting for animation, photographing for animation, familiarity software & equipment for traditional & stop motion animation.  The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate teaching excellence at the university level.

Workload: Part-Time adjunct instructor.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Visual acuity to read words and numbers.
  • Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment.
  • Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
  • Ability to exert up to 25 pounds of force and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Application Information:

  • Complete applications will include the following:
  • A completed Azusa Pacific University faculty employment application and essay.
  • A cover letter describing qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements and responsibilities of this position.
  • A current CV that documents: education, teaching, film projects & presentations, publications, presentations, and other relevant experience.
  • A current portfolio of animation works to demonstrating skills in the field.

Azusa Pacific University Seeks Adjunct Instructor of Art History

Department of Art and Design
College of Music and the Arts
Location: Azusa Campus (main campus)
Field Specialization: Art History

Description: Adjunct Instructor for the undergraduate course Art 354: Ancient Art History. Starting (January) Spring Semester 2014.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will teach one course during the Spring 2014 semester. The course to be taught is Art 354: Ancient Art History. The course description is as follows: This lecture class surveys art forms, including painting, sculpture, and architecture created during the period ranging from prehistory to the beginnings of the Christian era. Students are introduced to the art of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania. Meets General Studies core requirement in Aesthetics and the Creative Arts.

Qualifications: Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Art History. Expertise in art history needs to be evident. Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is emphasized.

Experience: The candidate should possess a doctorate in art history. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate teaching excellence at the university level.

Workload: Part-Time adjunct instructor.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Visual acuity to read words and numbers.
  • Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment.
  • Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
  • Ability to exert up to 25 pounds of force and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Application Information:

  • Complete applications will include the following:
  • A completed Azusa Pacific University faculty employment application and essay.
  • A cover letter describing qualifications and experience as they relate to the specific requirements and responsibilities of this position.
  • A current CV that documents: education, teaching, film projects & presentations, publications, presentations, and other relevant experience.

Indiana Wesleyan University Seeks Graphic Design Program Coordinator
Position Description
The Division of Art at IWU is seeking an outstanding Graphic Designer to join our community, assume the role of Graphic Design program coordinator, and serve as full-time faculty on our residential campus in Marion, Indiana. This designer should hold an MFA degree in graphic design or related field, bring a strong and current record of professional practice, and demonstrate a passion to lead students to push the boundaries of contemporary graphic design. The division is looking for someone to lead a thorough review/revision of the graphic design curriculum and to engage, invigorate, and challenge students to integrate their faith and design practice.  At a minimum, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in typography, visual communication, branding, graphic design history, prepress techniques and technology, and familiarity with digital media (web design, digital publications).   The ideal candidate will possess a strong record of teaching, scholarship, and service, dedication to the ideals of liberal learning, and an educational philosophy based on the centrality of Jesus Christ and the integration of faith and learning.

Faculty with qualifications appropriate to assistant, associate, or full professor will be considered.  Individuals interested in leadership roles beyond program coordination are also encouraged to apply.

The Division of Art offers eleven majors: ceramics, fine art, graphic design, illustration, interior design, media design, painting, photography, pre-art therapy, printmaking, and visual arts education. With 11 full-time faculty members and about 250 students, the division is currently one of the largest art programs in the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities.

Application Procedure:
Visit our website, http://www.indwes.edu/hr to access the online application.  Please note that the application page will expire 60 minutes after it is opened. We encourage you to review the application, gather the appropriate information and formulate responses to questions before reopening the application to submit your information

Please have the following documents accessible to attach and/or reference:

  1. Curriculum vitae

  2. A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional and three personal references

  3. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial)

Pending budget approval, the position will be open for Fall of 2014. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.

University Profile: Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana, campus and another 12,200 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, and Ohio, as well as online.

Within the state of Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master’s universities, is listed among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and is recognized as a certified “Best Christian Workplace.”

Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Whitworth University Seeks Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Assistant Professor of Graphic Design will teach 21 credit hours (approximately 7 courses) per year within the Art Department. Primary duties will include coursework in graphic design, digital photography, and web design. Potential courses: Digital Imaging (Graphic Design), Typography, Web Design, Photoshop/Adobe Suite, Digital Photography, and other courses in the area of specialty. Along with teaching, the professor will be responsible for oversight of the Graphic Design curriculum and area, serve as mentor and advisor to students, engage in research and creation within graphic design and related fields, and participate in departmental activities and faculty governance. Professional graphic design experience a plus.

Qualifications, skills and abilities:M.F.A. in graphic design or related field.

  • Demonstrated interest and effectiveness in college-level teaching, possessing strong relational skills with students and colleagues.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity and/or current practice in the field of graphic design.
  • Personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.
  • Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin.
  • A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
  • Background check and education verification required.

Application Process:
Application review begins October 15, 2013. The position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until filled. Campus interviews are anticipated for early December 2013. Start date: July 2014.

Please submit the following required application documents to the address listed below:

  • A letter of interest
  • Résumé/curriculum vitae
  • A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial)
  • Three recent sets of student course evaluations (if available)
  • Portfolio
  • Include 20 samples of personal work (in PDF format) and an annotated index of works stating the media, design objectives, and date
  • Include 20 samples of student work (in PDF format) and an annotated index of works stating the media, design objectives, and date, if available
  • Please name files using the following format: “lastname_personalwork.pdf”  “lastname_studentwork.pdf” “lastname_applicationdocs.pdf” (for the other application materials listed above)
  • A short personal essay (approximately 300 words) describing your personal Christian faith. This essay about your Christian commitment is intended to be a personal, authentic statement in your own words that will help the committee to determine your interest in joining Whitworth’s community of Christian scholars. Whitworth’s website provides further guidance for the faith essay: www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay

About Whitworth University:
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs, Whitworth unites a robust commitment to Christian mission and service, academic rigor, and care for students. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart” to enable students “to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity.” The Art Department is situated within the College of Arts and Sciences, which bears primary responsibility for providing an education that is grounded in the great tradition of liberal arts and sciences and committed to the integration of faith and learning.

Whitworth’s Art Department is committed to excellent teaching, providing students with a rigorous intellectual environment. Students gain knowledge and skills that support their creative process in the visual arts. Art core courses provide the foundation in artistic form and content. Upper division offerings expand each student’s artistic vision and conceptual foundation for content in their work. Courses encourage lifelong learning and a passion for making and understanding art.

Graphic Design is currently a track within the Art Major. In addition to graphic design courses, Graphic Design students complete art core courses including drawing, 2-D and 3-D design, two art seminars, three art history courses, and participate in junior and senior exhibitions.
Human Resource Services, Auld House
Attn: Chair, Graphic Design Faculty Search Committee Whitworth University, Spokane, WA 99251
Or by email attachment (preferably in PDF format) to jobs@whitworth.edu

Indiana Wesleyan University Seeks Art Division Chair
The Division of Art at Indiana Wesleyan University seeks a creative and engaging leader of strong academic reputation in both teaching and scholarship to serve as the chair of the art division. The chair provides leadership for personnel, curricula, and budgeting. The ideal candidate will possess an outstanding record of teaching, scholarship, and service; successful academic administrative experience; effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; dedication to the ideals of liberal learning and an educational philosophy based on the centrality of Jesus Christ and the integration of faith and learning. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: graphic design, art education, ceramics, 3-D design, sculpture, or metal smithing. An MFA, PhD, or EdD is required. Faculty with qualifications appropriate to assistant, associate, or full professor will be considered.

The Division of Art offers the following majors: ceramics, fine art, graphic design, illustration, interior design, media design, painting, photography, pre-art therapy, printmaking, visual arts education. With 11 full-time faculty members and more than 200 students, the division was recently cited as the largest art program in the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities. The division is currently pursuing initial accreditation with NASAD and with CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation).

University Profile:
Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another 12,200 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online. Within the state of Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master’s universities, is listed among “America’s 100 Best College Buys,” and is recognized as a certified “Best Christian Workplace.”

Application Process:
Visit our website, http://www.indwes.edu/hr to access the online application. Please have the following documents accessible to attach and/or reference:

1. A letter of interest
2. Résumé/curriculum vitae
3. A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional and three personal references
4. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial)

Pending budget approval, the position will be open for fall of 2014. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.

 

Moody Institute Communications Department Seeks Full-Time Faculty Member
Position: Faculty Member, Department of Communications
Institution: Moody Bible Institute
Description: The Department of Communications at Moody Bible Institute seeks a full-time faculty member to teach visual media production with a special emphasis on video production and, potentially, other courses in the Communications major. Primary responsibilities will include teaching a 12-hour semester load, participating in departmental responsibilities, and advising and mentoring Communications majors. This is a full-time, regular contract position in the Communications Department beginning Fall Semester, August 2013.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following skills and aptitudes:
• Commitment and ability to teach existing media courses as well as develop new ones
• Ability to anchor visual media studies, providing oversight and leadership to a variety
of integrated media skill sets
• Specific experience with narrative storytelling through digital video production
• Ability to teach a wide range of production courses, including Digital Video Production
and Photography. Additional courses may include Audio Production. Ability to teach
Graphic Design is also highly desirable
• Desire to effectively train students for vocational ministry in the field of communications
• An attitude of teamwork, openness, and appreciation for the diversity of ideas within the Department
• A high level of personal integrity, energy, and resilience
• A commitment to transformational learning and the development of the whole student
Qualifications: A master’s degree is required, with doctorate preferred. Progress toward a doctorate or significant experience in the field will bring consideration. All faculty members at the Moody Bible Institute must agree with a doctrinal statement and lifestyle commitment. Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Institution: The Moody Bible Institute is a Bible college located in downtown Chicago with an undergraduate enrollment of 1600. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central
Association accredits Moody, as does the Association for Biblical Higher Education. The
Department of Communications offers a unique integrated media arts program with 12 fulltime faculty members and approximately 150 students majoring in the department.
Application Process: Formal review of applications will begin October 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
For specific information about the open position, contact Brian Kammerzelt, Chair of the
Department of Communications, at (312) 329-8080 or bkammerzelt@moody.edu
Resumes should be mailed to Dr. Bryan O’Neal, Dean of Faculty, at bryan.oneal@moody.edu. Include names of references with the resume, but please send no letters of reference or transcripts until requested.

Contact:
Dr. Bryan O’Neal
Dean of Faculty, Undergraduate
820 N LaSalle Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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Cedarville University Seeks Assistant Professor of Studio Arts 

Position Description: The Cedarville University Department of Art, Design and Theatre seeks a dynamic and creative professor of studio art. This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position, beginning fall 2014. The position focuses on the following areas: three-dimensional design, sculpture and ceramics.

The applicant best suited for the position will:

  • Possess strong studio skills

  • Possess a record of professional achievement and exhibition

  • Contribute significantly to the development of the studio art program

  • Maintain a professional career appropriate for the discipline

  • Integrate Christian faith into all teaching and artistic pursuits

  • Mentor and disciple students

  • Develop and maintain collegial relationships within the department and across the University

This position is subject to the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is pending budget approval.

Position Requirements:

  • MFA required

  • Minimum of three of collegiate level experience/teaching

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Documented successful teaching experience

  • Committed to biblical integration in and out of the classroom

  • Qualified applicant must be a born-again Christian

  • Qualified applicant must agree with and be willing to abide by Cedarville University’s doctrinal statement, community covenant and general work place standards.

Contact Information: All official inquiries should be directed to John Davis (davisjo@cedarville.edu, 937-766-7814), Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Specific questions related to the position should be directed to Dr. Steven Winteregg (winteregg@cedarville.edu), Associate Academic Vice President and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, or Shelly Nutter (nutters@cedarville.edu, 937-766-3235), his assistant.

Application Process: Provide: application packet, un-official copies of all higher education transcripts and current resumè/CV (include digital record of personal and student-directed work)

Cedarville University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Northwest Nazarene University Seeks Tenure-Track Professor in Web/Interactive Design

Come be part of a dynamic and growing graphic design program! The Department of Art & Design at Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, is looking for a highly-qualified candidate to fill a full-time, tenure track teaching position in web/interactive design, beginning fall 2013. Visit www.nnu.edu/offices/human-resources/employment-opportunities/ for details. Candidates must be in agreement with the Christian mission of the university. To apply, please send completed application (www.nnu.edu/hr) to Human Resources, 623 University Blvd., Nampa, ID 83686. Questions should be directed to Paul Kinsman, Chair, pkinsman@nnu.edu. Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer.

Grunewald Guild Seeks Part Time Interns
The Grünewald Guild’s Summer Program features 32 week-long arts classes, taught by professional artists in the context of our vibrant intentional community in the North Central Cascades. Our summer interns play an active role in the life of the community, including participating in ecumenical worship, attending faculty presentations, and assisting with volunteer tasks. Guild interns receive room and board (dormitory or tent housing) for the duration of their internship, as well as substantially reduced rates on Guild classes. The Guild community is grounded in ecumenical Christian hospitality and embraces people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Internship positions for this summer include:

Art Studio Management  (2 positions)
June 16 – August 17, 2014
Supervisor: Scott Dillman

Now in its third year, this internship provides a great opportunity for two up-and-coming art professionals to engage in the vibrant Guild summer community while developing skills for operating an individual, educational, or community art studio. The two Art Studio Management Interns work closely together to prepare art studios and supplies for weekly classes during the summer program, and are jointly responsible for:

·      Compiling all class materials prior to the start of programming

·      Delivering class materials to studios at the start of each week

·      Attending faculty meetings and aiding faculty in studio-related tasks

·      Assisting with setup for video screenings and faculty presentations

·      Assisting with loading and firing kilns, and maintaining studio equipment

·      Overseeing maintenance and preparation of studio spaces

Art Studio Management Interns will have the opportunity to shadow and interview summer faculty and Guild staff.

A successful candidate for this position will have a welcoming attitude and a desire to engage in intentional, creative community. He or she will share tasks and responsibilities well with others, will demonstrate a strong work ethic, and possess independent problem-solving abilities. He or she will have completed at least 90 college credits at the start of the internship, as well as being familiar with a wide range of art media and techniques. Detailed knowledge of studio safety practices and equipment maintenance are useful, but not required.

Media & Photography  (1 position)
June 16 – August 17, 2014
Supervisor: Sarah Jane Gray

Now in its second year, this internship provides a great opportunity for an art or media student to engage in intentional, creative community while developing skills for documentary photography/filmmaking and/or non-profit media & marketing work. The Media & Photography Intern assists with documenting the life of the Guild community throughout the summer program. He or she is responsible for:

The Media & Photography Intern will have the opportunity to shadow and interview summer faculty and Guild staff.

· Documenting (photo and/or video) Guild activities throughout the week

· Creating & distributing a weekly video or slideshow

· Conducting & recording regular interviews with faculty & guests

· Generating regular updates (photos, quotes, etc) for the Guild’s Facebook page

· Providing occasional media assistance for worship/classes/presentations

A successful candidate for this position will possess a welcoming attitude and a desire to engage in intentional, creative community. He or she will be open to the experiences & beliefs of others, will demonstrate a strong work ethic, and possess independent problem-solving abilities. He or she will have completed at least 90 college credits at the start of the internship, as well as being familiar with non-profit or arts organizations, and demonstration a strong media portfolio. Experience with social media marketing or documentary filmmaking are useful, but not required.

Community & Hospitality (1 position)
June 16 – August 17, 2014
Supervisor: Lindsey Hoffman

Now in its second year, this internship provides a great opportunity for a student of any major to engage in intentional, creative community while developing skills for working with volunteers and/or engaging in non-profit community work. The Community & Hospitality Intern assists with the logistics of staffing and hosting guests. He or she is responsible for:

Conducting weekly training & orientation for new volunteers

· Greet arriving guests on Monday afternoons

· Leading a weekly campus tour for guests

· Standing in for the Hospitality Coordinator during time off

· Organizing a weekly service opportunity for the whole community

· Organizing appreciation for departing volunteers

· Assist with preparing guest housing and other spaces

The Community & Hospitality Intern will have the opportunity to shadow and interview summer faculty and Guild staff.

A successful candidate for this position will possess a welcoming attitude and a desire to engage in intentional, creative community.  He or she will share tasks and responsibilities well with others, will demonstrate a strong work ethic, and possess independent problem-solving abilities.He or she will have completed at least 90 college credits at the start of the internship, and be open to engaging in ecumenical Christian community. An interest in creative expression (visual art, music, dance, creative writing, etc.) is useful, but not required.

 

CIVA Seeks Part Time Intern
CIVA is especially in need of an intern for May-August 2014. Hours and days of week are flexible.
Description: Need an internship? Are you interested in both non-profits and art, community and technology? Join the CIVA team and get hands on experience in membership care, researching art news; and publicity and press release distribution. Students will be exposed to and integrally involved in, many facets of a nonprofit visual arts organization. The students will have a unique opportunity to gain expertise, and will develop an in-depth, insider’s knowledge of a large and vibrant visual arts community.

Intern Qualifications (see additional departmental requirements for each position)

  • Undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent college graduate
  • Experience and interest in fine art, commercial art and design, nonprofit administration and/or marketing and communications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to establish priorities and juggle numerous assignments at one time
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and one page writing sample to mrogers@civa.org. Please indicate “2014 Internship Application” in the subject line of the email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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