Assistant Professor – Graphic Design

The Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a tenure-track position, with primary teaching responsibilities in graphic design and interactive design. The Department seeks an accomplished designer who pursues professional scholarship and research practice and excels in teaching.

The successful candidate will be capable of teaching at all levels of the undergraduate program in Graphic Design and across diverse fields of design that include, but are not limited to, visual communication, typography, information design, web/interactive design and user experience design and have a demonstrated awareness of sustainable design practices.  The candidate will also actively participate in course development, advise and mentor undergraduate students, and engage in service at the department, college, university, and professional levels.

The Graphic Design Program is part of the Art and Design Department and includes three other areas:  Environmental Design, Studio Art, and Art History.  The Graphic Design Program emphasizes research methods, process, interdisciplinarity, conceptual design methods, visual communication esthetics, verbal articulation, and training in technology that prepares the student to enter the graphic design and digital media profession.  The Art and Design Program has NASAD accreditation.

For further information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please apply by Friday, January 29, 2021.

Reminder to University Staff: Review and Bank Leave Balances

*The following information is specific to employees in the “University Staff” employment classification, and does not apply to employees in the “Academic Staff”, “Faculty” or “Limited” employment classifications.*

Eligible University Staff employees have an annual opportunity to bank and/or request a pay out of their unused vacation. All banking or pay out requests must be submitted by December 31, 2020. Personal and Legal Holidays are not eligible to be banked or paid out.

To be eligible to bank or request a cash payout of unused vacation, you must meet the years of service requirement. Review UW System Administrative Policy 1210 (formerly BN 1) Vacation, Paid Leave Banks, and Vacation Cash Payouts for details on banking or cashing out vacation. All requests to bank or receive vacation cash payout must be received by December 31, 2020.

You may review your leave balances and submit your banking request online via Self Service:

  1. Log into the MyUW portal.
  2. Go to the “Time and Absence” module.
  3. Click on Timesheet.
  4. Click on Absence Balances tab on left side of screen or in the tab below timesheet section. Conversion Eligibility will be displayed between the Posted leave balances and the Projected leave balances.
  5. Follow instructions for converting vacation to banked leave: Banked Leave Tipsheet.  (Note: Entry can only be completed between the dates of 12/1/20-12/31/20.) 
  6. Review Vacation Carryover, Personal Holiday and Legal Holiday balances. Legal holiday must be used by 12/31 or it will be lost.

As a reminder, In October, an interim policy was released for University Staff employees which allows unused vacation from calendar year 2019 (January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019) to be carried over for one additional year. Additionally, unused personal holiday from calendar year 2020 (January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020) may be carried forward. All Vacation and Personal Holiday hours carried over under this temporary extension must be used by December 31, 2021.  Please note that unlike Vacation and Personal Holiday hours, Legal Holiday hours will expire on 12/31/20.

For more detailed information on vacation, paid leave banks, and vacation cash payouts, review:

Source: UW System Human Resources

Work-Life Balance in the Age of COVID-19 Webinar

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) vendor FEI will be offering a webinar to all UW-Green Bay employees.

Most working parents were already juggling a lot before the pandemic. Now many are supervising at-home learning while still trying to stay connected with customers and colleagues. Even those employees without children are finding it challenging to strike the right balance between work, social connection and self-care. In this session we’ll look at some of the challenges, review basic self-care strategies and discuss helpful tips for navigating the new work-life normal.

  • Thursday, December 3, 2020
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



Source: FEI