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Adjunct Faculty- Art
Summary
Title:Adjunct Faculty- Art
ID:1067
Department:Art
Division:Arts, Communications & Humanities
Location:Other
Closing Date:12/02/2018
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Arts, Communications & Humanities
Department: Art
Job title: Adjunct Faculty- Art
Reports to: Dean of Arts, Communications & Humanities
Supervises: Students
Position type: Part-Time Adjunct, 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.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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:

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

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

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


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

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 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.

 

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: Applicants that apply by December 2, 2018 will receive first consideration; the position will be open until filled.

 

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.

 

 

 

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