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Adjunct Assistant Professor Photography

Employer
Johnson County Community College
Location
Overland Park Main Campus
Closing date
Jun 28, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 494037
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Posting Job Title

Adjunct Assistant Professor Photography

Department

Academic Affairs

Position Type

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Number of openings

1

Job Summary

Johnson County Community College is looking to fill an adjunct teaching position in our Photography & Filmmaking program. This position will teach one section PHOT200 in the Fall semester of 2021 with the possibility of future FMS, Photography, or New Media teaching assignments. JCCC is located in Overland Park, Kansas, the second largest city in the State of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City Metro. The Kansas City Metro is known for its museums, restaurants, and music and art scenes. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located on campus. JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for an adjunct teaching position that will support the Department of Fine Art, Photo & Film in the new Fine Arts & Design Studios at JCCC. we educate a large, diverse student body. Many of our 18,000 students are non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international, and first-generation college students. African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic student populations are also growing. JCCC is committed to increasing the diversity of our community college.

Required Qualifications

Master's of Fine Arts in Photography or related field (official transcripts will be required upon job offer)
Previous teaching experience
Experience in an analog photography studio
Experience in a digital photography studio
Images and/or links of 10-20 personal work, and images and/or links

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Filmmaking
Previous teaching experience beyond graduate school
Previous community college teaching experience

Required application documents

Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon job offer), Images and/or links of 10–20 personal work, and images and/or links of 10–20 samples of students work. Please include a Diversity Statement and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

Hours per Week

Varies

Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level

AJCR

Salary

Competitive salary rate of pay

Location

Overland Park Main Campus

Disclosures

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 28 May 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time

Company

Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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