CE Instructor - Art Instructor

Employer
Harper College
Location
Palatine, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, Professional Fields, Architecture & Urban Planning

Job Details

Schedule Information:  Includes evening and weekend work

Hours per Week: Will vary, depending on students

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature

Duties of Position:

 Teach weekly classes to non-credit students and 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

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.

     

Organization

Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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