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Part-Time Faculty Digital Art/Graphic Design Instructor

Employer
Montgomery College
Location
Maryland - Montgomery County

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design, Fine & Performing Arts
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment. The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management’s sole discretion.

Job Description

The Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, is currently accepting applications for possible openings as a part-time faculty member teaching Digital Art and Graphic Design courses for Fall 2024 semester. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

The current course available for assignment is (must be able to teach the following):

  • GDES210 – Graphic Design I – AFA program
  • Taught face to face
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays – 9 am to 11:35 am
  • Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus


***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***

  • The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment.
  • The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management’s sole discretion.
  • During the academic year part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hour) per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year.
  • During summer part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 10 ESH (equivalent semester hour) for both sessions combined.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach studio courses in Digital Art, Graphic Design and Digital Photo techniques and history/culture.
  • Maintain classroom/studio and follow safety guidelines.
  • Monitor and utilize Blackboard.
  • Keep track of student attendance and grades.
  • Communicate with Department Chair and Staff regarding instructional needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Fine Arts degree or Master's in fine arts, graphic design or related field.
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion.
  • Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus)*. Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools. *If you do not have access to a personal computer, please notify the department chair at the time of interview. Subject to available funds, the college may be able to provide temporary access to resources.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience (instructor of record) at the post-secondary level.
  • Experience with the following software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere, at minimum.
  • Graphic Designer or digital artist.
  • Knowledge of non-western art and media.
  • Proficient in digital photography.

Application Process:

  • For consideration, you must include:
  • A CV that Includes dates of employment in your application or attachment; a list of previous courses taught (and how many times each section was taught); designate instructor of record or teaching assistant.

  • Submit a 2-page cover letter max along with an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.

  • Provide a link to a website or portfolio featuring at least 10 digital art works created by the applicant, or, submit a multipage PDF with the 10 images.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).

  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management at 240-567-5353 or HRSTM@montgomerycollege.edu. We require at least two weeks advance notice to enable us to provide the requested accommodation.

Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.

Closing DateSunday, June 30, 2024

Organization

Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Join us in our mission of empowering students and enriching the community. Positions are available at our campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, as well as our Workforce Development & Continuing Education centers and other off-campus sites throughout Montgomery County. 

We encourage talented professionals who want to enrich the lives of today’s—and tomorrow’s—students to browse our open positions and apply today.

Montgomery College offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. If you have any specific questions about benefits at Montgomery College, please e-mail hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu.

Have Questions?

Office of Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management

Email

hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Call Us

240-567-5353

Address

9221 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850

VISIT HRSTM WEBSITE

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