LOCATION: Fort Wayne, IN 

JOB SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the Chair of the SOCA Department of Art, adjunct faculty receive a contract or letter stating adjunct employment with a primary responsibility in teaching. Faculty members assess, plan, implement and evaluate instruction for students in studio and/or classroom settings in coordination with established course and program objectives.  


The need for new adjuncts and the courses available varies from semester to semester depending on enrollment. Openings may or may not be available each semester. 


Teaching opportunities in the following areas may be available for adjunct instructors in the School of Creative Arts:  


  • Studio Art 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Animation 
  • Art Education  
  • Pre-Art Therapy 
  • Art History 
  • Museum Studies  


Major Responsibilities/Activities  

  • Adheres to all applicable university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs
  • Respects the moral and religious beliefs of the university and students; uses discretion when expressing personal beliefs and views
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Chair or designated Program Director


University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.  

Standard #1: Provide opportunities for deeper conversations, prayer and reflection. 

Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.  

  1. Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others. 
  1. Commit to follow through without exception and with quality. 
  1. Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?” 
  1. Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email. 

Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements. 

Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives. 






  • Visual Art (Studio ArtGraphic DesignAnimationArt Education, Pre-Art Therapy) Adjunct:  
  • Master of Fine Arts or equivalent graduate degree required. 
  • Art History/Museum Studies Adjunct:   
  • Doctorate in Art History or equivalent Doctoral degree; relevant graduate degree with established professional experience in field of study considered 



  • Proven teaching and/or professional experience within field of study. 


Knowledge and Skills  

  • Demonstrates an understanding of educational theory, instructional methods and evaluation technique and use of technology relevant to visual art professional practices utilized in higher education in a classroom setting. 
  • Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate educational activities to assure compliance with established goals and objectives. 
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, necessary to interact effectively with all university constituents. 

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