Adjunct Faculty - Art

Job description

Category:: Adjunct
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Roxbury Crossing, MA
Posted:: Apr 1, 2021
Closes:: May 3, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Part Time
Position ID:: 129636

About Roxbury Community College:


Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.



Job Description:


The Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites qualified candidates to apply for an adjunct faculty position in Art starting in Summer 2021. The successful applicant will have a strong record of achievement as an instructor and experience as a practicing artist. Candidates should have experience teaching a subset of the following courses: Drawing, Painting, Latin American Art, African American Art, and Art Appreciation.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
  • Follow procedures related to the Registrar's office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
  • Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs.
  • Encourage use of support service by students.
  • Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that information is being shared and discussed.


Requirements:


  • A Master's degree in Art, a Master of Fine Arts in an art discipline or a related degree is required. Candidates should have experience teaching in a multicultural environment and teaching related coursework at the college level.
  • Three certified training sessions for online instruction via Quality Matters or acceptable equivalent
  • Experience teaching beginning and advanced art courses;
  • Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds, ages and abilities; and Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Willingness to examine instructional, relational, and classroom practices to effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Teaching experience at the community college and knowledge of its mission and goals.


Additional Information:


Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery.



Application Instructions:


Please submit a resume, cover letter, online training certifications, and a list of three references.


 

 

 

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Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
Work Type: Part Time
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