Adjunct Faculty - Interior Design

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty - Interior Design  
Location: Grand Rapids (Kendall)  
Advertised Salary: Starting at $4,205 per 3 credit course.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) in Grand Rapids, MI prepares artists and designers to have impact through practice. Responsibilities for a KCAD adjunct faculty member include syllabus and class preparation, instruction during scheduled course time, providing reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s), evaluation of student performance, submission of final grades on the FSU Banner system, and archiving of both course material and student work as requested by the program chair and/or the Dean of Academic Affairs.

The Interior Design Program seeks to cultivate interior designers who are engaged in innovative and creative human-centered solutions that contribute to the advancement of the profession. We are looking for a designer that can help us teach the next generation about the design process and to share the skills of the profession in the classroom.

The teaching assignment is based upon skill, demonstrated competency, and depth of understanding in areas such as the design process, hand rendering, construction documentation, industry software programs, building codes, and various project typologies.
 
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s degree in a related field to content being taught
or:
Master’s degree in unrelated field and additional minimum of 18 graduate credits in a field related to the content being taught
or:
A bachelor’s degree in a related field to content being taught and a combination of:
• A minimum of six years, working in the field of industry of the content area being taught;
• Evidence of recognized accomplishment in area being taught, including awards, bibliography of publication referencing design or art work or scholarship;
• Evidence of scholarly/creative accomplishment in terms of completed design work, patents, exhibitions, presentations, publication, and juried recognition at the regional, national and international level.
• Evidence of service to the field in terms of memberships on committees or boards of professional organizations and other contributions to the field.
or:
A bachelor’s degree in a related field to content being taught and NCIDQ certification.
 
Required Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years professional experience in the design of residential, corporate, healthcare, retail, or hospitality design industries.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience with instruction, training, and/or team leadership.
Knowledge and expertise in industry specific software. i.e. AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp Pro, CET Designer, etc.
Strong hand drawing and/or hand rendering skills.
Expertise in standard architectural drawing conventions.
Knowledge of codes in the built environment.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 6 or higher.
IIDA, ASID, AIA, or IDEC membership.
NCIDQ or NCARB certification.
 
Duties/Responsibilities: Contribute to the college’s continuous improvement.
Maintain effective communication with students and colleagues.
Work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff throughout the college.
Prepare syllabus and class according to KCAD standards and distribute syllabi.
Teach appropriate course(s) as assigned.
Assess and evaluate student learning and provide formative feedback throughout the course.
Provide reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course.
Evaluate student performance.
Submit midterm and final grades on the FSU Banner system.
Archive both course material and student work as requested by program chair and/or the Dean of the College.
 
Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently.
Extensive knowledge of the design process.
Ability to create and interpret architectural plans.
 
Required Documents:

Cover letter clearly identifying your skills, demonstrated competencies, and depth of understanding in areas such as the design process, hand rendering, construction documentation, industry software programs, building codes, and various project typologies.

Current CV

Unofficial Transcript 1:  Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of degree as described in the Required Education section.  Transcripts must include:  Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded.  Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript. 

 
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EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: ferris.edu/non-discrimination.  
     
     

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