Open arts related career opportunities are listed below. CIVA member organizations and institutions are invited to post job openings on the CIVA website, free of charge. Non-members are also welcome to announce open job positions, however, there is a $50 fee for this service.

Redeemer University College – Part Time Sessional Instructor

A small studio-based program, within a liberal arts and sciences school in Canada. Working from the Reformed tradition.

Pre-Modern Art History (ART 235): Art historical survey of Western Art (from the classical period to the French Revolution)

Modern Art History (ART-236): The course traces artistic expression from romanticism to modernism, post-modernism and contemporary art. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the visual arts as expressions of their philosophical, theoretical, historical, and cultural context.

Modern Art History (ART-236): The course traces artistic expression from romanticism to modernism, post-modernism and contemporary art. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the visual arts as expressions of their philosophical, theoretical, historical, and cultural context.

For questions about the program and the school, feel free to contact department head, Phil Irish.

Link to full description on website

Application Deadline
Friday, June 23, 2017

Contact Name
Phil Irish,

Grace International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand – Secondary Art Teacher

The amazing students, who are mostly children of missionaries, at Grace International School are eagerly looking for a full-time high school art teacher. The art program currently includes classes in Art Foundations, Advanced Art, AP Studio Art, and Painting (Pottery is also available). An art education degree is preferred but we can work with art majors who have a love for teaching. For more info:

Chiang Mai, Thailand is a very easy place to live with its great sunny weather, good facilities, and the school comes with an administration staff that is fully supportive of the arts. Link to full description.

Application Deadline
Friday, June 30, 2017

Contact Name
Kate Jitviboon,

Anderson University South Carolina – Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

Anderson University seeks a full-time faculty member to teach Web Design/ Digital Media beginning in August, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching 12 hours per semester, academic advising, and institutional service.

M.F.A. in Graphic Design or related discipline preferred. M.A. with significant professional experience considered. Prior university-level teaching/professional practice is strongly desired. For more information visit:

Anderson University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students. Anderson University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

Application Deadline
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Contact Name
Dr. Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers,

Trinity International University – Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Assistant professor-graphic design for tenure-track position starting fall 2017, pending budgetary approval. Professional experience in graphic design for print and digital media required. Adobe CC software skills required. MFA in graphic design or comparable qualifications required. TC is affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church of America. Faculty must subscribe to Trinity’s Statement of Faith and Community Expectations. Women/minority candidates encouraged to apply. Link to full description at

Please send CV/resume, cover letter, samples of creative works, and references to: Dr. Thomas Cornman, Dean of TC/TGS; Trinity International University, 2065 Half Day Road, Deerfield, IL, 60015; or to Hard copy samples will not be returned.

Application Deadline
Friday April 28, 2017

Contact Name
Thomas Cornman,

Anderson University, Indiana – Adjunct Faculty, Communication & Design Arts

Seeking an adjunct professor to teach ARTH 3010, Ancient to Medieval Art. The course is scheduled to meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 6:15 pm. The catalog course description is as follows: “Study of art and architecture from ancient cultures through the Middle Ages.” A Minimum of a master’s degree in art history or a closely related field is desired. Anderson University, affiliated with the Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) is a comprehensive institution with a strong liberal-arts tradition. We seek faculty who possess a maturing Christian faith and are committed to the mission of Christian higher education. Link to full description at

Application Deadline
Monday, July 31, 2017

Contact Name
Dr. Joel Shrock

George Fox University – Assistant Professor of Art and Design (Half-time)
George Fox University announces a half-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in Art & Design with a specialization in interior design, to begin in January or August 2017. The committee seeks a practicing interior designer with significant professional experience, a broad knowledge of contemporary interior design for residential and commercial use, and an interest in human-centered, socially and environmentally responsible design.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God’s truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God’s design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented on our faculty.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching courses at all levels within the interior design concentration of the Art & Design curriculum, including supervision of student internships within the interior design field.
  • Curriculum development and revision for the interior design program as needed.
  • Ability to recruit and work with adjunct interior design faculty as needed.
  • Ability to develop and sustain an ongoing program of relevant scholarship appropriate to the position (which may include professional interior design practice).
  • Participation in the work of the department and the university, including advising and serving on university committees as needed.

A degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field (Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture, etc.) is required. A master’s degree is preferred, but candidates with a relevant bachelor’s degree and significant industry experience may be considered. Working knowledge and experience using industry standard design software (AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite) is essential. Knowledge of Sketch Up is preferred. A commitment to teaching excellence is essential; experience teaching at the college level is preferred. A commitment to working with a diverse population of students (including students of color, first-generation college students, international students, etc.) is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred. Candidates should have (or be eligible for) NCIDQ certification and be members in good standing of one or more relevant professional organizations (e.g. ASID, IIDA, IDEC). All applicants must express a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and express their Christian testimony in a local church. In addition, professors agree to live in agreement with the Community Lifestyle Statement and affirm the theological commitments expressed in the Statement of Faith.

Salary and Rank
Appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated. A half-time teaching load consists of 15-credit hours per year (2-3 courses per semester) within a 9-month contract. Salary and benefits are competitive with comparable institutions.

Application Procedures
Candidates should send a complete faculty application (including an integration of faith and learning essay), a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and examples of professional work to Dr. Laura Hartley, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian Street, #6283, Newberg, OR 97132 or via email to Recommendations and other supporting materials may be requested at a later stage of the review process. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

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