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Adjunct- Art
Summary
Title:Adjunct- Art
ID:1067
Department:Art
Location:Other
Posting Date:11/16/2018
Initial Screening Date:Open Until filled
Description

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Job title: Adjunct- Art
Department: Art
Division: Arts, Communications & Humanities

Reports to: Dean of Arts, Communications & Humanities
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct Faculty, up to 10 credit hours of courses.
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

JOB PURPOSE:
To teach 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. Hands -on art experiences are incorporated in the course. Three contact hours per week are required. 


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hold all class sessions according to schedule.
  • Provide instruction, activities, assignments, and assessments to adequately cover the Art Department Student Learning Objectives for the specific course(s) taught.
  • Use teaching methods that emphasize application, cooperation and collaboration and engage students actively in their studies, encouraging them to become independent learners with higher-order thinking skills.
  • Organize and explain content using methods which are appropriate to students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experience.
  • Assign and provide feedback for in- and out-of-class work; monitor student progress.
  • Perform adequate assessment and analysis of assessment according to college requirements.
  • Reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of one's own pedagogy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR EDUCATION:

  • Master's Degree in Design or Art.
  • Teaching experience at the college level.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR EDUCATION:

  • An MFA in Art and teaching a diverse population in an open enrollment, urban community college.

 

SALARY RANGE:   $783 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.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

 

TO APPLY: Visit WWW.KCKCC.EDU and click on JOBS for a list of available positions.

  • 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 application process. If applicable, official transcripts for all the degree(s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of the first day 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 manager.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required. Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled 

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