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Graduate Coordinator for the School of Art and Design

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
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Graduate Coordinator for the School of Art and Design

Job ID: 234688
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The School of Art and Design (SOAAD) is comprised of over 1,200 vibrant, creative, and talented art students, led by faculty members and professional staff devoted to the development of professional art educators, art historians, studio, and design artists and animators. In addition to a record of growing studio space and computer lab allocations, the Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art serves as a vital academic resource and cultural focus for students, faculty, and members of the community.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University College of the Arts invites applications for a tenure track, twelve-month Open-Rank faculty position to serve as Graduate Program Coordinator for our new Master of Arts in Art and Design program, with teaching responsibilities within the School of Art and Design, beginning July 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hire and will be commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and curriculum of the Master of Arts in Art and Design degree; a novel KSU graduate program with concentrations in Digital Animation, Art Education, and Museum Studies. The Graduate Program Coordinator's administrative role will work in support of graduate students and peer faculty colleagues, in tandem with the Director and Assistant Director of the School of Art and Design, College of the Arts Office of the Dean, Graduate College, Office of the Registrar, Office of Research, and other internal and external stakeholders, such as the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). All tenure track faculty have teaching, service and scholarship/research activity expectations.

Required Qualifications
  • Art & Design administrative experience in a post-secondary setting
  • Teaching experience in any of the disciplines within the MA in Art and Design
  • Graduate degree in Art (Animation), Art History, Art Education (i.e. M.F.A., Ph.D.), or relevant discipline, or its foreign equivalent
  • Record of academic experience warranting Graduate Faculty Status
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate program leadership
  • Graduate teaching/thesis mentorship
  • Curriculum development
  • Online instruction
  • Experience warranting rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • Terminal degree in Art (Animation), Art History, Art Education, or relevant discipline (i.e. M.F.A., Ph.D.), or its foreign equivalent
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
Apply Before Date
Please apply by December 10, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Geo Sipp,

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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