Applicants must also hold NCIDQ certification. A state license and at least one of the following credentials/certifications: LEED-AP, AAHID, WELL-AP, or EDAC is preferred
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Health Sciences, and the Interior Design program is one of four undergraduate programs in the department. The Department invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator of Interior Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The department offers a B.S. or B.A. in Interior Design and holds accreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Sam Houston State University has a diverse student population and the Department seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience working in diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties of the position include teaching undergraduate courses in all levels of the Interior Design program. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and the Adobe Creative Suite are a must. Membership in at least one of the following organizations: IDEC, IIDA, ASID, AIA is preferred. In addition to overseeing the program accreditation processes and reviews, the Program Coordinator duties include coordinating program assessment, updating the course catalog, mentoring students, and overseeing program curriculum development. The successful candidate will be responsible for fostering and maintaining industry relationships to help students with networking, internships, and being aware of current trends in interior design. Additional expectations include service to the department, college, and university as well as maintaining scholarly/creative activities.
Time allocation for this position is 75/25, with 75% allotted to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, research, and service; and 25% to managing the Program Coordinator duties which includes the responsibilities, as determined by CIDA, and the needs of the interior design program and department.
The position is a tenure-track, nine-month position with potential for summer employment.
Other Specifications/Instructions for the Position:
To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted online and should include:
- A letter of interest for the position detailing professional and teaching experience as well as research agenda for the next 3 to 5 years. - Curriculum Vita - PDF sample portfolio of student and/or professional design work - Names and contact information for three professional references.
Review of Candidates will begin January 13, 2021
Internal Number: 25372
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.