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Adjunct Instructor – Interior Design

Posted Friday, November 30


Dunwoody College of Technology




Dunwoody College of Technology is currently seeking an Adjunct Instructors in the Interior Design Program. Successful candidates will have a high level of technical competency and professional experience relevant to the course, as well as a desire to reinforce the mission and vision of the Program.

Each position is responsible for initiating the teaching and learning process with a focus on continuous improvement; creating an environment in which students can accomplish the learning competencies of the course of instruction; maintaining, updating, designing and developing new curriculum. The result should be students’ abilities to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, ethics, and use of proper tools to strengthen the profession.


Maintain curriculum within the college’s worldwide instructional design system.
Instill professional principles, skills, and work ethics.
Foster a studio culture in line with the Program’s policies.
Monitor and assess technical and academic progress and performance through college attendance and grading recording systems.
Evolve established curriculum for the assigned course of instruction.
Other duties as assigned

Potential Available Courses:

IDSN2210 | Studio 2 | Studio (5 Credits)

Apply the intermediate skills necessary to design interior spaces in a home with an emphasis on kitchen and bath using the typical design phases including programming, schematic design, and design development. Concept development, space planning, and material & FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment) selection. Time sheets, budgets, visual presentation boards with CAD and manual drafting, and verbal presentation critiques by industry professionals.

Course Term: Spring 2019 semester (1/07/19 – 05/17/19)
Course days and times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00am – 11:55am

• Strategic Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level. Makes good
decisions. Provides sound advice and problem solution. Provides honest and in-depth analysis on problems and
• Operating Skills: Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts responsibility for tasks and meets objectives and
measures. Documents process, progress, and results. Is committed to continuous improvement. Works toward
the most efficient and effective work processes.
• Courage: Has difficult conversations as necessary. Faces up to people problems on any person or situations
quickly and directly.
• Energy and Drive: Is action oriented and full of energy for challenging tasks/issues. Is constantly and consistently
one of the top performers. Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
• Organizational Positioning Skills: Can maneuver through complex situations effectively and quietly. Is sensitive
to how people and organizations function. Anticipates where the land mines are and plans his/her approach
• Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people. Builds constructive and effective relationships.
Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Supports equal
and fair treatment and opportunity for all. Adheres to Dunwoody’s core values. Is widely trusted- Keeps
confidences and admits mistakes. Practices attentive and active listening. Is personally committed to and actively
works to continuously improve him/herself.

Bachelors or Masters Professional Degree in Interior Design
Certified Interior Designer
3-5 years professional teaching experience in related topic
5-8 years of professional practice
Membership and/or participation in professional organizations
Ability to work collaboratively and motivate independently
Ability to communicate with students clearly and concisely
Ability to maintain effective working relationships
Technical proficiency in multiple industry standard design technologies

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the
ongoing needs of the organization.

To apply:


Human Resources