• Deadline:
    March 23, 2012, 4:35 p.m.
  • Location:
    Institute of American Indain Arts, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87508, US

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated 2D/3D Animation Instructor to join the New Media Arts Department. Located in scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico, IAIA offers degrees in Studio Arts, New Media Arts, Creative Writing, Museum Studies and Indigenous Liberal Studies. IAIA is devoted to the study of contemporary arts, as well as the art of education, and is the only four-year fine arts degree institution in the nation devoted to contemporary Native American and Alaska Native arts.
NOTE: Although grant funding for this position may be extended, a grant-funded position has no guarantee of on-going and indefinite employment.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required Education: To succeed in this role you must have a MFA with recent and relevant teaching Animation experience at the college level. Your background will demonstrate a high level of professional achievement and track record in 2D/3D Imaging and Animation. Your experience with American Indian and Alaska Native artists and cultures is highly desirable.
If this sounds like the educational opportunity for you, applicants are encouraged to view the detailed outline of this position’s full job description and application instructions is accessible at:
- Email cover letter and resume:
- Mail: IAIA HR, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd, SF, NM 87508;
- FAX: (505) 424-0505
- Native Preference applies. Please send CIB/Tribal Enrollment if claiming preference.
- Include CIB if claiming Indian preference.
- Finalists will be asked to submit official transcripts and writing samples.
- The standard background check will be conducted on finalists
COMPENSATION: DOE (Dependent on experience)

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and prevailing New Mexico wages. Benefits for regular full time positions include medical, dental, vision long-term and short-term disability, basic life and supplemental life, plus an excellent 403(b) retirement plan.

Under IAIA’s Congressional charter and in accordance with our commitment to recruit and empower qualified Native people to carry out our mission, IAIA gives preference in hiring to Native Americans to the maximum extent feasible