Instructor, Graphic Design

ID 2023-1154
Position Type
Adjunct Faculty

About Us

The same philosophy of personal attention that distinguishes Yorkville Education Company as a leading provider of post-secondary education makes us an exceptional place to work. We are a progressive and modern institution, responding to the needs of current and future students and implementing the best technology solutions to empower our work. We prioritize diversity, open doors to those often overlooked, welcome new Canadians, and provide pathways to successful careers. 


Yorkville Education Company (which manages both Yorkville University and the Toronto Film School) began with a simple idea in 2004: offer flexible, rigorous, and career-focused degrees on campus and online to people who are on a purposeful path. With campuses in Ontario, British Columbia and New Brunswick, we equip our graduates with the professional knowledge, skills and designations that employers value. 


Focused on providing a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our teams, from the President to the newest staff member, share a passion for learning, teaching, and growing as individuals and as teams. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and genuinely kind work environment at our three campus locations.


If you want to shine a light on academic excellence, be empowered to make an impact on the transformation of the Canadian post-secondary education landscape, and work collaboratively beyond levels, join us. 

Who we need

Toronto Film School is currently seeking experienced Graphic Designers to instruct a dedicated group of students. Experienced designers with a passion for the creation of intentional and meaningful design - we want you in our classroom delivering your passion through live synchronized learning over remote online classes. Reporting to the Program Director, Graphic Design & Interactive Media. 

What you will do

  • Teaching and managing student performance. 
  • Fostering student success through ongoing support and coaching.  
  • Provide direct ongoing operational and administrative support to the Program Director. 
  • Attend faculty related committees and meetings. 
  • Carry out administrative duties such as attend orientation and open houses, participate in committees and student events, among others. 

What you bring

As a seasoned Graphic Design professional with a strong portfolio, you have a love for design and creative thinking. You are an expert in Brand Building,  Interactive Media, Web Design, Motion Graphics, multi-disciplinary projects and leading creative teams, and you want to take on a role in an environment that makes a profound difference to the experience of students. 

Preference will be given to those with post-secondary facilitation, including creating assignments building lectures and course content. 

  • Degree in a related field (Graphic Design or Communications Media).
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred.
  • Industry-related experience.
  • Highly proficient with industry tools and software.
  • A cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, modernized base of knowledge and ideas.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey the curriculum to students.
  • A lifelong passion for innovating, designing, and teaching. 


What's in it for you

We provide a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our team shares a passion for learning, teaching, and growing. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and diverse work environment throughout our three campus locations. 


  • Competitive Salary 
  • Fun, competitive, and challenging work environment 
  • Career growth 

What does the best of all worlds mean at Yorkville University

  • An atmosphere that successfully blends an entrepreneurial culture with education. We value innovation and continuously look towards expanding our programming, working with the latest research, tools, and solutions. As a private school with government approval of our offerings, we have the opportunity to do more, stay current, and be future-forward.
  • The chance to accelerate your career and disrupt education by responding to the needs you see and purposefully challenging the status quo. Everything we do here is about delighting and engaging our employees - and ultimately our students- from mentorship to teaching, from creative outlets to analytical ones.
  • A place where all individuals feel welcomed in the academic and workplace environments and can bring their authentic selves to the educational and work spheres. We celebrate the full range of human diversity, and we acknowledge that equal access to opportunities and services may require the removal of barriers that equity-seeking communities experience in trying to obtain this access.
  • The opportunity to grow with access to free courses, certifications, and programs - right up to our Doctorate offerings.
  • An appreciation for the insights and skills you bring to work with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including a wide breadth of wellness services, and a work-life balance.

Join us

We welcome and appreciate candidates with a range of backgrounds and experiences. If you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, express your interest now.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are a critical component of life at Yorkville Education Company and we are committed to making these values an integral part of our culture. We encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Asexual + (LGBTQ2SIA+) community, and other equity-seeking groups.

Yorkville University is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for disability, please notify our People Team at 1-866- 467-0661.


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