EYC Teaching Artist

Columbus State University

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

EYC Teaching Artist

Job ID: 1277
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Columbus State University has openings for Teaching Artists in their Empowered Youth of Columbus (EYC) After School Program for at-risk youth within the Department of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). These are temporary, part-time, grant funded positions with an opportunity to teach for summer camp, and is renewable. The successful candidate will provide arts enrichment classes for EYC. This position requires a flexible schedule due to evening events and will report to the EYC Program Director.

The selected candidates will lead a class of approximately 15-20 students (grades 3-5) assisted by Program Assistants. Teaching Artists will work with EYC leadership staff to develop the overall curriculum framework and will be responsible for daily lesson plans. Lessons should have a cumulative project that can be displayed or performed at the end of the semester art receptions. Disciplines will focus on visual and performing arts including but not limited to drama, music, painting, dance, yoga, communication, graphic design, creative writing, poetry, ceramics, gardening, gymnastics, drill team, etc. Additional responsibilities include attendance at an orientation meeting and monthly professional development training; attend and help facilitate all EYC events; and all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include advanced study in fine or performing arts; have a body of work in visual arts, performance arts, or extensive classroom experience in either discipline. The selected candidate must have excellent interpersonal and organizational as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates should be available one to five afternoons per week in 2-hour blocks, Mondays to Fridays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Disciplines will focus on visual and performing arts including (but not limited to) drama, music, painting, dance, yoga, communication, graphic design, creative writing, poetry, ceramics, gardening, gymnastics, drill team, and etc.

Proposed Salary
The salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Required Documents to Attach
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:
  • Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
  • Resume

All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University's online employment site.

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment
A successful criminal background check, to include a fingerprint check through FBI and GBI will be required as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=1277&PostingSeq=1

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Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of over 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. It maintains two campuses: its original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and its RiverPark campus, nestled in the city’s historic downtown overlooking the Chattahoochee River. Columbus, Georgia, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community, which is an asset to the university’s recruitment and retention success. With an annual economic impact exceeding $247 million, CSU is a top-10 employer in a community of 350,000 residents that is also home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. Learn more about the area and its diverse business, recreational and social amenities at visitcolumbusga.com.

The university’s 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division II sports teams compete in the Peach Belt Conference, which adds to CSU’s vibrant campus life experience. The university serves the greater Columbus region through its abundant art, music and theatre offerings, as well as its nationally recognized outreach programs that span topics ranging from art and science appreciation to leadership development.

Guiding the university is its current seven-year strategic plan (www.columbusstate.edu/strategicplan) and the core values that undergird it and all that Columbus State is. CSU’s commitment to fostering greater inclusion and diversity, found among its core values, includes a focus on attaining “a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population.” This commitment is woven through the university’s student and employee recruitment, retention and mentoring programs.
For additional information, visit www.ColumbusState.edu .

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