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Adjunct Art Instructor
Summary
Title:Adjunct Art Instructor
ID:1019
Department:Digital Imaging/Studio Arts
Division:Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Department: Digital Imaging/Studio Arts      
Job title: Adjunct Art Instructor
Reports to: Dean of Arts & Humanities
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct/Part-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
 

Job Purpose
Teach a combination of one or two of these courses: Beginning, college-level 2D Design and/or college-level Art Appreciation and/or College Painting Courses.
 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach Beginning, intermediate and advanced college level painting, in a combined class for students enrolled in Studio Art program.  This course typically has students with a variety of skill levels from beginners to accomplished exhibiting artists.  Six contact hours per week are required.
 
  • Teach beginning, college-level 2D Design: for students enrolled in Studio Art and Digital Imaging programs and those interested in art fundamentals. Two-Dimensional Design I introduces basic elements, principles, and techniques or organization used by artists. Six contact hours per week are required.
 
  • Teach college-level Art Appreciation: a general introduction to the visual arts, media, techniques, and history. The course is designed to create a deeper appreciation of the creative processes involved in the visual arts. This course reviews two- and three-dimensional art forms, methods, and media; examines the visual elements and principles of design; and briefly surveys art styles from the prehistoric to the 20th Century. It is oriented to students who have not been exposed to the formal study of these disciplines. It is a beginning level class to familiar students with the different types of art and to learn how to speak/write intelligently about art. Three contact hours per week are required.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
 

• An Master' s Degree in Design or Art is required. Teaching experience at the college level is required and prior college experience teaching specifically painting for the Painting position.

• An Master's degree in Fine Arts in Art and teaching a diverse population in an open enrollment, urban community college is preferred.
 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • MA or MFA in Studio Art or Design.
  • College teaching experience in art or design.
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree or Masters of Fine Arts in Art or Design.
  • College teaching experience in art, design, or painting.
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
 

SALARY:   $783.00 per credit hour.
 

WORK SCHEDULE:

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.
 

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s).  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process.  Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  August 13, 2018, open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

 

KCKCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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