Computer Graphics – Graphic Design Instructor

SUNY Sullivan invites applications for a full-time, entry-level, tenure-track position in Computer Graphics – Graphic Design beginning with the Fall 2022 semester. SUNY Sullivan faculty have the primary responsibility of teaching and assessing student learning. Faculty duties include teaching, advising, working toward continuous improvement to pedagogy and
discipline specific content, service to the College through shared governance, and sharing one’s expertise in Sullivan County. This position reports to the Dean of Liberal Arts, Sciences and Health Sciences. This position is classified as Faculty and the incumbent is a member of the Professional Staff Association.


  • Applicants are required to have their Master’s Degree in Computer Graphics, Graphic Design and/or have significant field or industry related and teaching experience at the post secondary level.
  • Community College teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrate a strong design ability along with a comprehensive understanding of Mac based computer operating and networking systems.
  • Possess an in-depth working knowledge and competence using the following graphic arts industry standard software, such as, but not limited to the Adobe Creative Suite, including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Quark-Xpress, and Cinema 4D.
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach basic and advanced drawing/illustration with an emphasis on traditional hand skills and tools.
  • Possess the capability to teach introductory Digital Photography courses is a plus.
  • Applicants must also be able to interact with a diverse student and staff population.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and possess the ability to effectively interact with a diverse student and staff population.
  • Hold appropriate office hours.
  • Take part, as need in typical activities of a full-time faculty member, including the following: advising/mentoring students, developing curriculum, recruiting students and attending division and faculty meetings.

SUNY Sullivan is a principal employer in the Catskill region that seeks to invest in its employees by insuring a well-rounded work/life balance for its employees. Employee benefits, sometimes called fringe benefits, are indirect forms of compensation provided to our employees as part of furthering the employment relationship. We do more than offer a “fair day’s pay.” In addition to a comprehensive salary, generous insurance benefit programs and broad benefit time policies are available. As a benefit of being a union member of the Professional Staff Association, the faculty member will be granted annually 12 sick days and 5 personal days.

In addition to statutory considerations, the incumbent will also be eligible to participate in:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance,
  • Health Insurance Buyback if the incumbent has other health insurance coverage,
  • Participation in the NYS retirement system,
  • Supplemental retirement annuities,
  • College-sponsored life and accidental death insurance equivalent to the employee’s annual salary,
  • College-sponsored Long-term disability coverage,
  • Optional short-term disability, cancer or accident insurances,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan – flexible spending for medical and dependent care,
  • Access to credit unions,
  • Access to onsite Daycare,
  • Wellness Program & access to the cardio & weight rooms in the Field House,
  • Community Garden on campus,
  • And more!

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, in anticipation of a Fall 2022 semester appointment we encourage candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review start date of March 18, 2022. Salary will vary dependent upon rank and based on a 30-week academic teaching schedule. 

Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System! Please submit your cover letter, CV, and the contact information for 3 professional references.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.  Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

American with Disability Act Requirements

External and Internal applicants, as well as position incumbents, must be able to perform the essential position responsibilities as listed in this position description either aided or unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the college on a case by case basis.

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