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Adjunct Instructor - Interior Design

Apply now Job no: 492788
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Academic Affairs, College of Arts & Sciences

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

Maryville Design and Visual Art are seeking enthusiastic and qualified applicants as adjunct faculty to teach courses in its CIDA/NASAD-accredited Interior Design Program. Those interested should be prepared to submit an application, resume, and portfolio of professional work. Program courses can be viewed in Maryville's catalog.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (within 24 hours).
• Establish weekly office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have a four-year or advanced degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or a Related Field, NCIDQ, and professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in fine arts or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
• Teaching experience in the field

Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include a link to your visual portfolio along with CV/resume.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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