Faculty, Humanities and Fine Arts

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Job TitleFaculty, Humanities and Fine ArtsReports To and Evaluated byAssociate ProvostRequired Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in the humanities, with a concentration in Latin American Studies or an appropriate humanities, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in discipline. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications

Academic preparation and teaching experience in all levels of humanities and/or history of the arts (such as art history, classics, languages and literature, history, philosophy, religion) or in area studies (e.g. Asian studies, Latin American studies, African studies). Ability to teach in an additional discipline. 3 years of Community College or University teaching experience preferred. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.

Job Summary

The faculty instructor will teach HUM 154, Latin American Culture, in addition to other Humanities courses, to a diverse student population. These courses will/can be offered during the day and evenings, and weekends. The instructor will participate on faculty committees and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.

Specific Job Duties

•Instruct students to meet course outcomes in the assigned courses.
•Consider the needs of the students, and assist them by seeking help from other college services.
•Distribute to all students a course syllabus that covers the class requirements, grading procedure, attendance requirements, and course objectives.
•Inform students of educational and occupational opportunities.
•Assist the Associate Provost and other administrators in development of the curriculum, preparation of the outlines, selection of textbooks, and assessment planning.
•Contribute to developing a strong culture of interdisciplinary fine art practice in the department.
•Develop relationships and new initiatives with external partners in the Chicago area.
•Submit midterm and final grade reports, deficiency notices, attendance records and any other reports pertaining to the assigned courses.
•Participate on college committee(s).
•Stay abreast on ongoing developments, trends and issues in art and community college instruction.
•Develop an annual professional development plan.
•Perform other duties as outlined in the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement.
•To perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Provost

Salary RangePer CBAPosting Details

Posting Detail

Posting NumberF00031PUDesired Start Date08/15/2019Position End Date (if temporary)Open Date05/23/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please upload your recommendation/reference letters to your application as one document, a minimum of 2 letters are required.

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  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton "careers" website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
  2. * What is the highest degree completed?
    • H.S. Diploma
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letters of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Evaluations (for Faculty)
  3. Other
  4. Specialized Certifications




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Posted: 6/5/2019
Application Due: 7/30/2019
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