Visual Art Adjunct Instructor: 2D Materials and Concepts

Employer
Flagler College
Location
St Augustine, FL

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Visual Art Adjunct Instructor: 2D Materials and Concepts

Location:
St Augustine, FL
Open Date:
Jul 14, 2022
Description:
  • Teach the course 2D Materials and Concepts. Prepare a detailed syllabus for the course and distribute a copy of the syllabus to each student.  The syllabus must conform to the requirements set forth in the Faculty Handbook and those that may be established by the department chair.

Course Description: An exploration of a variety of two-dimensional art and design practices through analysis, synthesis and  experiential studio methods. Students completing this course should be able to:

1.      Identify and apply formal principles of design in two-dimensional projects.

·         Students will produce works that manipulate and apply formal design elements and their principles of organization, and apply basic principles of color theory.

2.      Defend two-dimensional visual choices in relation to visual culture and the history of art.

·         Students will research, apply, and describe visual choices as they relate to visual culture and art history. 

3.      Formulate concepts that apply traditional principles in a contemporary context.

·         Students will visually apply semiotics and postmodern approaches in specific projects. 

  • Maintains weekly office hours.  When classes are in session, part-time faculty are expected to be on campus at least one hour for each course taught to meet with students outside class.  These meetings may take place immediately before or after class.  
  • Keeps an accurate record of student attendance and reports excessive absences to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Maintains an accurate record of grades and submits final grades in a timely manner to the Registrar.
  • Seeks ways to improve teaching effectiveness.  Evaluates teaching effectiveness through student ratings of course and instruction and self-evaluation.

 

 


Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in teaching subject.  In exceptional cases, outstanding professional experience and demonstrated contributions to the teaching discipline may be presented in lieu of formal academic preparation.  Such cases must be justified by the institution on an individual basis.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and knowledge of course content

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Flagler College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic. In addition to federal law requirements, Flagler College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the College has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex and gender may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), or both. Contact information for the above referenced Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the College’s Sexual Harassment Policy can be found here: www.flagler.edu/title-ix .

Organization

Working at Flagler College

Flagler College is a small private, independent college located in St. Augustine, Fla. The college offers 33 majors, 39 minors, and a master’s degree in Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing.Flagler College has an enrollment of about 2,500 students, as well as an offsite campus in Tallahassee, Fla. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review regularly feature Flagleras a college that offers quality education at a relatively low cost. A Flagler education is less than half the cost of similar private colleges, and competitive with many state universities. A relatively young institution (founded in 1968), Flagler College is also noted for its historic beauty. The centerpiece of the campus is the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a National Historic Landmark opened in 1888 by railroad pioneer and Standard Oil co-founder Henry M. Flagler. For more on Flagler College, visit www.flagler.edu.

 

Flagler College’s Mission

Flagler College offers an exceptional education through a challenging, inclusive, and supportive academic community integrated with the thriving culture and history of this unique place, St. Augustine. We foster intellectual, social, and personal transformation in our students. We prepare them for a diverse world that will always need discerning individuals, responsible citizens, and visionary leaders.

The College is committed to the preservation of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon and other historic structures that grace its campus.

 

Flagler College Core Values

Transformative Learning

We are committed to educating the whole person. As a community of inquiry, we value freedom of expression and the bond between teacher and student. We embrace a personalized education that is designed to transform lives and instill a passion for lifelong learning.

Respectful and Inclusive Community

We foster a sense of respect and appreciation for the dignity of all individuals. We cultivate an inclusive and diverse community that encourages civil and productive dialogue across differences.

Citizenship with Integrity

We believe that ethical citizenship should be exemplified on campus and in the community. We set high expectations for honesty, integrity, and individual responsibility.  We are deeply committed to building a community of trust.

Thoughtful Stewardship

We are dedicated to stewardship: to the care of each other, to the preservation of our historical buildings and natural resources, to the responsible management of our financial resources and gifts, and to the celebration of the remarkable heritage of St. Augustine with its vibrant cultures and history.

 

Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.

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