CE Art Instructor

Palatine IL, IL
Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information: Evening and weekend work.

Hours Per Week: Varies

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature.

Duties of Position: Teach weekly classes to non-credit students enrolled in continuing education classes.

  • Collaborate with other instructors.
  • Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule.
  • Prepare lesson plans.
  • Complete student assessments.
  • Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the division.
  • Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.
  • Attend department and faculty meetings.
  • Attend other meetings when requested.

Supervision: Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Community Music and Arts Center.

Equipment and Tools Used: Utilizes standard office equipment in order to perform the duties of the job.

Educational Requirements: Formal training and degree's in your discipline is required with a Bachelor degree. Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements: 1-3 years successful prior teaching experience in a college or school setting required.

  • Experience and passion for working with  people including young children, adults, seniors and community organizations.
  • Office experience and experience in working with the public is required.
  • High level of proficiency in one or more of the following different art mediums - sculpture, painting, printmaking, mosaics, silkscreen, pastel, ceramics, drawing, design, graphic art, art history, printmaking, architecture, mixed media, animation, watercolor, and art education.
  • Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and demonstrate techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.
  • Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long development of individual students. 
  • Positive attitude, excellent communication skills, openness to new ideas, self- starter attitude and willingness to work with professionals in other disciplines.
  • High standards for quality, good judgment.
  • Ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus.

Required Documents***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire.

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check. 

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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