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Company Name:
Columbus College of Art and Design
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Columbus, Ohio
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
1-2 Years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Illustration Program Coordinator

Illustration and Comics & Narrative Practice Program Coordinator

Program Coordinators have a vital role at CCAD by assisting program chair in the day-to-day operations of their academic units. They ensure that students have a resource for help and support for success in their classes, their community and their careers.

Position: Program Coordinator

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Organizational skills
  • Clear communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff
  • Understanding and ability to organize, manage, and populate social media accounts
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft suite, Adobe suite and technical skills related to at least one majors in the reporting organization.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B.F.A.) or equivalent preferred. Candidates with a background in illustration will be given preference. Ideal candidates will have at least 2 years of administrative work in higher education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

Academic Operations

Assisting the chair with administrative responsibilities may include:

  • Assist the academic unit supervisor with aspects of course scheduling including maintaining a room use overview, promotion of new or under enrolled courses
  • Collect and organize materials, documentation, and information needed for Marketing and Assessment
  • Assist the academic unit supervisor in recruiting new faculty by proofing job descriptions, researching job boards, organizing search materials and facilitating interview processes
  • Support student and program efforts to enter competitions and awards programs
  • Assist Chair in preparation for progress assessment and CCAD Pro
  • Assist Chair with the collection and archive of artifacts to support program review and marketing

Student Support

Support and mentoring for current and future students may include:

  • Provide one on one support/meetings with current and future students as needed or requested by the supervisor(s), Admissions or Advising
  • Organize class visitations for potential students at the request of the Admissions Office
  • Assist Chair with portfolio reviews or transfer credit considerations
  • Facilitate technical and guest workshops
  • Provide one on one guidance for students regarding time management, organizational skill as well as technical and professional skills
  • Assist with CCAD Pro, a student support program
  • Collaborate with Career Services for student career coaching and promotion/support of relevant events and opportunities
  • Promote and provide support for student clubs and collectives
  • Compile professional and education resources to support student development

Community Engagement

Events and community building may include:

  • Maintain active and effective Social Media for the academic unit
  • Attend, present, promote events that benefit students in the assigned unit including conferences, conventions, exhibitions, screenings and trade shows in coordination with the Admissions Office
  • Attend, present, promote campus events
  • May assist in organizing visiting artists, designers, speakers and field trips
  • Engage with and support student groups and collectives related to the academic unit
  • Work with Alumni Affairs to connect students with alumni

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Application Deadline: Rsums accepted until position filled.

Date of Hire: Fall 2018

Please apply by visiting and searching for Illustration Program Coordinator, Columbus College of Art & Design. You will be required to submit to a rsum with your application.

About CCAD: Columbus College of Art & Design, founded in 1879, is one of the oldest and largest private art and design colleges in the United States with more than 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate students choose from 12 majors: Photography, Industrial Design, Contemporary Crafts, Advertising & Graphic Design, Comics & Narrative Practice, Animation, Illustration, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Studio Art with Emphasis in History of Art & Visual Culture and Film and Video. Graduate curriculum includes a Master of Fine Art (New Projects) and a Master of Design (Integrative Design). With strong exhibition and visiting artists programs and a commitment to the integration of business and art, CCAD is a leader in art and design education.

About Columbus: Columbus is among the Top 10 best U.S. cities for new college grads and one of the top 10 creative scenes in the country as well as one of the 15 most affordable cities in the U.S. As one of the nation's largest college towns Columbus is the type of city where creative activities flourish. There are eight distinct cultural districts that surround CCAD and there are more than 165 restaurants, pubs, and clubs in downtown alone. CCAD is a campus community located in the heart of this vibrant city.

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