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Part-Time Faculty - Art History Instructor (ARTS)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit: 1- Letter of interest 2- Current resume or vitae 3- Transcripts of all post-secondary academic work 4- A list of three professional references with contact information (including email and phone number) 5- Art Portfolio and sample curricular lessons plan 6- Brief presentation required at interview Additional Requests: It is imperative that a PDF of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts be attached to this application. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the purpose of this application. Candidate selected will be required to present official transcript at the time of hiring. Thank you

Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017067F
Position Title Part-Time Faculty - Art History Instructor (ARTS)
Salary Range per part time faculty pay schedule
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/28/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours

Position Summary Information

Objective

Perform part-time operations of the instructional program.

Essential Duties

1. Teach art classes as assigned by the Dean, Assistant Dean or Department Head.
2. Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
3. Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
4. Maintains regular office hours and access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
5. Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
6. Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies, delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
7. Advises students in academic matters.
8. Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
9. Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
10. Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
11. Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
12. Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
13. Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
14. Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
15. Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
16. Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
17. Serves on division and/or college committees.
18. Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in arts.
For more information on Blinn College faculty credentialing go to: http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Must be able to pass required background checks for Blinn and background checks and/or finger printing for any external facilities, per their requirements.

Preferred Experience and Training

1- Ability to teach Art History I and Art History II courses in a face to face modality.
2- College level teaching experience desirable
3- Online teaching experience.

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications
Special Notes To Applicants

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Applicants should submit:
1- Letter of interest
2- Current resume or vitae
3- Transcripts of all post-secondary academic work
4- A list of three professional references with contact information (including email and phone number)
5- Art Portfolio and sample curricular lessons plan
6- Brief presentation required at interview

Additional Requests:
It is imperative that a PDF of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts be attached to this application. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the purpose of this application. Candidate selected will be required to present official transcript at the time of hiring.
Thank you

Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * To be eligible for employment in the U.S. and at Blinn College, would you need an H-1B visa or any visa sponsorship? If yes, please give details.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher." Please list the graduate course number, course title, and credit hours that make up your 18 graduate hours in Art. (Education courses such as "How to teach Art" do not satisfy this requirement.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Discuss your teaching experience (if any) including in Community Colleges, Universities and/or High Schools and how that prepares you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your teaching experience including courses taught and modality (online-face-to-face, hybrid).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please list the courses that you have previously taught at other institutions.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please tell us when you are available to teach. Mornings, Afternoons or Evening.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you have experience in digital art, visualization or photography? Please Explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * What is your teaching philosophy?

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Please tell us about your career goals and how teaching fits within it.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Please describe your area of interest as an artist.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Tell us about your conflict resolution skills and provide us with a real life example.

    (Open Ended Question)

  14. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  15. * If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  16. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  17. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  18. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  19. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Portfolio/Work Sample
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Other Document 1