Graphic Arts Instructor

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

About Us:

Minnesota State Community and Technical College serves more than 6,500 students in credit courses each semester through more than 120 career and liberal arts programs at its four campuses located in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Wadena, and online. By partnering with our communities, the college also provides Custom Training Services and other responsive training programs.

Position Details

Graphic Arts Instructor
Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State Community and Technical College (M State), Moorhead campus, is seeking a Part-Time, .75 FTE, Graphic Arts Instructor to begin fall semester 2021. This position will become unlimited upon completion of required six semesters of probationary status.


Activities related to comprehensive community college teaching and learning, including but not limited to:

  • Instructional planning and delivery;
  • Teaching and facilitating student learning;
  • Curriculum planning and development;
  • Academic advising for Graphic Arts students;
  • Assessment of student performance at course and departmental level, and contribute to student assessment at the college general education level;
  • Classroom management;
  • Maintenance of professional skills and credentials;
  • Participation in department meetings, coordination activities, and college-wide committees.

Required Qualifications:

Education Requirement:

  • Associate degree in graphic arts, graphic design or electronic publishing

Occupational Experience Requirement:

  • Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience in graphic arts, graphic design, or electronic publishing.

Recency Requirement:

  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced software knowledge or instruction experience (Adobe Creative Suite); 
  • Experience with photo/video design; 
  • Experience with interactive design; such as animation, web design, social media, UX/UI design; 
  • Competency using MAC OS or cross platform experience in both MACa nd PC working environments; 
  • Demonstrated familiarity with and commitment to the mission and constituencies of a comprehensive community and technical college; 
  • Experience with learning communities or team teaching; 
  • Experience in curriculum development; 
  • Experienced in integrating cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in course instruction; 
  • Experience teaching a diverse student population.

A comprehensive benefit package offered by the State of Minnesota, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and the bargaining unit contract of the position. Benefits may include:

  • Holidays, vacation and sick leave 
  • Retirement 
  • Medical and dental insurance 
  • Life insurance 
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment 
  • Disability insurance 
  • Medical/Dental Expense Account 
  • Dependent Care Expense Account 
  • Health Reimbursement Account (eligibility based on bargaining unit contract) 
  • Tuition Waiver (eligibility based on bargaining unit contract)

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