University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 237518

Position Summary:
Under direction of Art Department administration and the lead faculty, plan, organize and teach assigned courses in accordance with approved course outlines, education code requirements and adjunct lecturer contract provisions in the area of Graphic Design. Provide feedback and guidance to students, evaluate student performance; and perform related duties as assigned.

Principal duties:
1. Maintain current awareness of theory, concepts, principles, techniques, and conventions applicable to assigned academic art courses. Stay current in academic or program discipline. Must have experience using course management systems such as Canvas and be able to convert to online instruction if necessary.

2 .Plan, organize and develop instructional materials including presentations, lectures, demonstrations, homework assignments, laboratory exercises and project assignments consistent with approved course outlines; teach courses utilizing sound pedagogical methods and instructional strategies most appropriate to communicating subject matter to students to meet learning objectives; modify, as necessary, instructional methods to meet diverse student needs; participate in the development, assessment, and evaluation of student learning outcomes; use available instructional technologies such as the internet, online learning and interactive technologies to enrich and facilitate student learning.

3. Provide prompt feedback on student assignments; evaluate student performance fairly and consistently; assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with University of Wisconsin-Madison standards, policies and procedures; submit and post grades and submit other records following appropriate procedures by established deadlines.

4. Be available to students by telephone, email, course learning management system, or personal conference to answer questions and provide encouragement and assistance in completing course assignments and projects. Must schedule office hours as established for assigned courses; maintain a flexible schedule to meet student needs; refer students to other campus resources to resolve problems/issues beyond the purview of the instructor.

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