Jul 24, 2017
The Arts & Humanities Division at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint an Instructor of the Arts in Design in the Visual Arts program. This is a full-time academic support position suited for someone eager to join the Arts team within the Arts and Humanities Division. The Instructor of the Arts in Design will manage all aspects of the design studios, provide design, communications and marketing support for program-sponsored courses, exhibitions, events and projects, and will provide academic support for students and faculty in graphic design, multimedia content generation, web design, CAD and digital fabrication. Responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting technical workshops and seminars in and outside of classes, training students, student assistants, faculty and staff on the proper and safe use of software and digital printing and fabrication equipment and working directly with faculty and students to support the successful completion of class assignments and projects. In addition, the Arts Instructor in Design will be responsible for providing graphic design, multimedia, communications and web-based design support for courses, exhibitions, festivals, events and other special projects. The Arts Instructor in Design will also support finding courses and initiatives, including designing, fabricating and installing signage, wall texts and other artworks on campus. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred) and possess strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud, wire-framing tools, and other contemporary design software. The ideal candidate will also have significant experience working with multimedia content development, video production, CAD software and digital fabrication tools, including laser cutters, vinyl plotters, CNC routers, and 3-D printers. The successful applicant must also have past work experience in a University and/or equivalent setting providing instructional support for college-level students, administrative and professional experience working in an arts facility including project management, leading workshops, and staff supervision. They must also have proven interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills, experience working or living in the Middle East, and show enthusiasm and proficiency for learning new design software, tools and skills.
New York University Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates