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Graphic Design Instructor

Medicine Hat College


Thursday, February 28, 2019


Please submit a cover letter quoting Competition #119052, your curriculum vitae, including the names of three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please include a digital portfolio, demonstrating design experience and teaching excellence. This competition will close on February 28, 2019.

Submit your application by one of the following methods:

Email (You can select the "Apply Now" button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf formats (only).

In person.

Canada Post.

Applications will not be accepted via fax

Medicine Hat College
Human Resources
299 College Drive S.E.
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6

This position will require the successful candidate to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check.

Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

Medicine Hat College’s invites applications for a full-time Design Instructor in our Visual Communications program. This is a full-time position, and subject to successful completion of a two-year probationary period, will be a continuous appointment in the Division of Arts, Education, and Business. The appointment will commence July 1, 2019.

The primary program is the Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Communications), an applied degree program that combines instruction in studio arts, art history, and theory, with instruction in design and critical thinking. Housed in a beautiful, state-of-the-art new facility, our program seeks to prepare students for a range of career opportunities in the visual communications field.

Teaching load accompanying this position could include courses in Graphic Design I and II, Applied Visual Communications (senior level design), Typography I and II, Print Production, and Photography I and II. The ideal candidate will be well prepared to teach a conceptual approach to design and the creative process, and have a comprehensive knowledge of commercial printing (set-up, preflight layout, and file preparation in both PC and Mac formats). Also essential are good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other dedicated faculty in a close-knit department.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Master of Arts in Graphic Design (MDes) is required
• 3 years’ experience teaching design, typography, and print production, preferably in a post-secondary environment.
• Industry experience in design.
• Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
• Comprehensive knowledge in digital photography, photo-printing, and studio lighting would be an asset.

Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner focused provider of quality education, training, and services. Operating in an Appreciative Inquiry environment, with a culture of excellence and numerous benefits, the College is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership to benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit