Part-Time Art Instructor - Emphasis in Digital Art (Pool)

San Mateo
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Part-Time Art Instructor - Emphasis in Digital Art (Pool)

Posting Number: 2014091F

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: PTF070

Percentage of Full Time: Varies

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

This position is a “pool” position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a “pool” of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Canada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. The advantage of “pool” positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised. Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in fine arts, art, or art history OR a Bachelor’s degree in one of the above AND a Master’s degree in humanities OR hold a fully-satisfied LIFE California Community College Instructor Credential in fine and applied arts and related technologies (California credentials were no longer issued after July 1, 1990) OR the equivalent (see below).
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with disabilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Demonstrated successful teaching experience in beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of digital art
2. Commitment to and belief in an inclusive, collaborative working style/approach to teaching with demonstrated experience working/teaching in a flexible and collaborative team environment
3. An active exhibition record

Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher:

In addition to a short classroom lecture demonstration that will be part of the interview process, appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:
4. Demonstrated skills in digital art, two-dimensional drawing and design, figure drawing, painting, portraiture, and other art classes
5. Demonstrated skill in design, planning, budgeting for a digital facility
6. Demonstrated ability to use online tools to support instruction
7. Demonstrated knowledge of art history
8. The ability to develop instructional learning outcomes and to develop methods for assessing students’ achievement of these outcomes, as well as to ensure consistent and appropriate monitoring of student progress and use the assessment of one’s pedagogy and examine its effect critically
9. The ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students’ abilities and learning styles
10. The ability to use teaching methods that engage students actively in their own learning, promote development of critical thinking skills, and encourage them to become lifelong learners
11. The ability to use instructional methods that emphasize group cooperation and collaboration and that reflect cultural sensitivity and
interdisciplinary approaches to subject matter
12. The ability to teach students to create a digital portfolio of personal or professional art work as a presentation vehicle
13. The commitment to maintain currency in the discipline, and related technology appropriate to instruction, such as that related to digital art and information and communication technology, including the suite of Adobe programs
14. The ability to engage students from a broad spectrum of cultural, academic, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds
15. The ability to develop curriculum, both transfer-level and electives, and teach courses for an Art major program with California articulation standards
16. A commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of San Mateo County Community College District

Evidence of effectiveness as a colleague:

17. The ability and desire to work collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, laboratory preparations, and student
18. Commitment to professional responsibilities outside of the classroom through enthusiastic contributions to department, division and college

Preferred Qualifications:


First Review Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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