Instructor Art (Part Time) - Adjunct Pool
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
We are currently seeking an Art Instructor who will advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.
You: As an artist with a passion for teaching, you love helping students explore their talents.
Your mission: Teach 2D or 3D studio courses or a combination of studio and lecture courses where applicable.
A typical day: When you're not teaching, you may be assisting students with opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers; evaluating program curricula and/or practices; advising students on academic and/or career pathways; or reviewing books and new learning materials.
Next steps: If you're excited about passing along your knowledge of the arts to a new generation, submit your application today.
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.
It is the policy of the Houston Community College System to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact the Employment Services Office at (713) 718-8565.
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.
One of the following is required from an accredited institution: 1) Master's degree with both eighteen (18) graduate hours in Studio Art and eighteen (18) graduate hours in Art History; or 2) Master of Fine Arts in a Studio Art concentration.
Two (2) years of college level teaching experience required. Classroom instruction as a TA is applicable.
Experience teaching a very diverse student body, as well as, a variety of courses is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must provide resume and cover letter and an artist statement or a statement of teaching philosophy
Willing and able to teach day, evening, or weekend classes
Working knowledge and skill in presentation software (Adobe Suite Applications, PowerPoint or Keynote presentation software, Web 2.0 Applications, Microsoft Word and Excel are preferred)
Candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community and student population
Possess good organizational and planning skills
Possess sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment
Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others