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Part-time Faculty Ceramics Instructor

Employer
Montgomery College
Location
Maryland - Montgomery County

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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, Rockville Campus, is seeking a part-time faculty member to teach Ceramics, starting fall 2024. 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.


***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 one or more courses related to Ceramics per semester.
  • Teach schedules that may include daytime, evening, weekend and/or accelerated sections, on all campuses or remotely if needed. Opportunities may exist to teach summer and winter session classes.
  • Follow guidelines from department chairs to ensure consistent content coverage and student experience across multiple sections of a course.
  • Administer, grade, and provide feedback in a timely manner to monitor student mastery and progress through a course.
  • Meet established deadlines to submit student mid-term and final course grades.
  • Conduct assigned classes in the area of employment in accordance with the catalog description, the course syllabi, and the stipulations of the College.
  • Are readily accessible to students for course consultation and feedback through one-on-one or group meetings and/or e-mail.
  • Participate, when possible, in department, unit, and campus meetings of a professional nature.
  • Hold every scheduled class, including the final examination, the full scheduled number of minutes during the scheduled time in the scheduled location.
  • Maintain standards of teaching consistent with the standards of the department and the College.
  • Seek out, through professional societies, meetings, and workshops, and the current literature of the field, means of improving instruction.
  • Adjust, insofar as possible, teaching methods to student needs.
  • Submit a copy of the syllabus at the start of a semester as required by the department.
  • Read and respond promptly to College e-mail and pick up mail from assigned mailbox before each scheduled class day.

Required Qualifications:

  • MFA or equivalent degree in Visual Art: with specialization in Ceramics.
  • Experience teaching college level visual arts courses (Graduate school teaching assistantship or lectureship is acceptable, but the applicant must be instructor of record).
  • Currently active in personal creative work.
  • 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:

  • Experience teaching college-level ceramics courses
  • Experience working with students of culturally diverse backgrounds.

Application Process:

  • Click Here to apply online
  • Online applications must be received by July 8, 2024
  • OPTIONAL: include
  • One pdf containing, in this order: a cover letter, CV/Resume, and sample Introduction to Ceramics project (filename: Lastname_writtendocs)
  • A second pdf containing: 20 images (including details) of personal professional work. Each image should be identified with title, media, dimensions, and year of completion. (filename: Lastname_images)
  • A third pdf containing: Up to 20 image slides of student work in Ceramics, for which the applicant was instructor of record. Each image should be identified with course title, media, and a brief description (50 words or less) of the assignment objectives. Filename: Lastname_studentimages)

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 DateThursday, May 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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