Website Regis University
Affiliate Faculty, Digital Art and Graphic Design
Northwest Denver Campus
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Requested Start Date for this Position:
01/08/2024 – 2 months to go
Northwest Denver Campus
Full-time or Part-time:
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Regis College, within Regis University, invites applications for an affiliate faculty position in Digital Art in January 2024. The department is seeking an affiliate who is a dedicated educator and practicing artist to teach all levels of undergraduate courses in Digital Arts including: Intro to Digital Art, Advanced Digital Art, Digital Art Studio, and Graphic Design Foundation. Applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to educating and supporting diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
The department invites applications from and is committed to hiring candidates from groups that are underrepresented in the field of visual art and within our faculty body. We welcome candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious perspectives to their teaching and scholarship. Our department operates within Regis College which serves a diverse student population in terms of race, ethnicity, religious identity, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status. As of fall 2022, 50.23% of students in the Regis College undergraduate population identified as students of color, and 33.38% of students identified as Hispanic/Latino/a/x. Of the total undergraduate population 32.73% are first generation. Our incoming classes are now majority first generation students, and we offer generous scholarships that draw many low-income students to our campus. We seek applicants eager to work with and support our increasingly diverse population.
Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Regis College is a small, teaching focused, liberal arts college housed within Regis University. We are located in North Denver just minutes from the Denver Art Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art downtown. Our undergraduate student population has roughly 1500 students and class sizes range from 15-25 students. The Department of Fine and Performing Arts includes the Visual Art Program and the Music Program, and offers undergraduate Bachelor of Arts majors and minors in Visual Art, Art History, and Music. Our O’Sullivan Art Gallery on campus serves art history and art appreciation classes and presents six exhibitions each year including four during the semesters by regional and national artists, our senior thesis exhibition in April, and our heritage series during the summer. The majority of students we serve as a department are non-majors taking art and music courses. Therefore, applicants must be excited to work with a variety of knowledge sets and ability levels.
A commitment to inclusive teaching is essential; the candidate must demonstrate the skills to work effectively with racially, socioeconomically, and religiously diverse student populations.
Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institution of higher education.
MFA Degree, from an accredited institution of higher education.
1-2 years of teaching experience: college level experience is preferred but not mandatory
Strong skill set in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator (Please note any additional software knowledge that may be applicable)
Evidence of an engaged and thorough understanding Digital Arts
Commitment to high quality undergraduate teaching
Background in, or dedication to, mentoring and teaching students from diverse demographics or backgrounds
Required Application Materials:
Letter of Application (cover letter) summarizing your interest and qualifications
Teaching Philosophy, which includes a discussion of how you can contribute in tangible ways to Regis University’s commitment to cultivating an inclusive and diverse community and culture in the classroom
Examples of Professional Artwork, as well as Student Artwork
Contact Information for three references
Questions can be addressed to William Sutton, Professor and Chair of the Art History Search Committee at email@example.com.
This position is benefits-eligible for workers’ compensation and will receive 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 48 hours per year.
$3,225 for each 3-credit course
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4720637
Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: “How ought we to live?” Regis University’s Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.
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