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Associate Faculty Pool, Art Department (PT Faculty)

at Edmonds Community College

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1595477
Keywords: teaching, instructor

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Job Title:Associate Faculty Pool, Art Department (PT Faculty)
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 11/28/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Salary:See Position Description
Job Type:Part-Time Faculty
Location:Main Campus - 20000 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, Washington

Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and social justice.  The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity.  We are intentional about social justice – the active engagement toward equity and inclusion that addresses issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.
Associate Faculty Pool, Art Department (PT Faculty)

 We accept applications for part-time faculty positions on an ongoing basis.  Typical requirements for part-time faculty are listed below, along with a link to the department's web page.  To be included in the part-time pool, please follow the application procedure below.

Applications remain on file for one year.  If you wish to remain in the part-time pool beyond that time, you can update and resubmit your online application yearly.
DESCRIPTION:   Edmonds Community College and the Humanities Division invite applications for an associate faculty Art/Studio Art Instructor.  The college seeks faculty who will adapt to a variety of teaching situations, can use technology to teach effectively, and will work effectively with students, staff, and others in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and student success.
Faculty members are responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes to a diverse student body in either an art studio environment combined with online course management and/or within an online/hybrid model; developing curriculum; preparing teaching materials; developing and assessing student learning outcomes to evaluate student work; assigning grades; maintaining required records; and advising and consulting with students to support their success.
Instructors will be responsible for teaching art courses in one or more of the following areas of specialization:  drawing, painting, art survey courses (online mode).  The instructor will also be responsible for working with Visual Arts co-department chairs in the maintenance and ongoing development of the college's program of art studio and survey courses.  Other responsibilities include participation in the following: achievement of the College's mission and goals; upholding the College's values; governance of the College via department and division work; required professional development and college in-service activities (including employee orientation and college compliance trainings); personal and program evaluation.  The teaching assignment may include early morning or late afternoon/evening classes and could include online teaching as well.

  • Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art, or Master of Art Education, or equivalent of either.
  • Demonstrated artistic accomplishment in one or more of the media listed under Position Description.
  • Excellent verbal, listening, problem-solving, critical thinking, and writing skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Competence to teach courses with multicultural perspectives, or willingness to develop such competence.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching with a focus on student learning.
  • Use of innovative teaching methods that includes new technologies in art instruction and project-based instruction.
  • Willingness to incorporate the college-wide abilities of Critical Thinking, Group Process, Written and Oral Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning into course curricula.
  • Experience with the use of online course management systems, i.e. Canvas. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in program and college-wide projects.
  • Ability to impart excitement and enthusiasm into teaching.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of teaching situations, including a wide range of student preparedness and characteristics. 

 Additional Information:
Work is typically performed in a classroom and office and requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time.  The ability to speak clearly and fully comprehend written and spoken English is essential.  Instructors are required to use a computer in the work environment.
Salary is dependent upon contract load and mode of instruction.  A standard five-credit "lecture mode" class would be approximately $4,042.
  • You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.
  • This position is part of a bargaining unit subject to a collective bargaining agreement. 
  • Position is subject to a criminal background check. 
You must complete the online application to be included in the part-time faculty pool.  Please include a current resume or CV and the names and contact information for three references.  If you wish to include a cover letter, teaching evaluations, transcripts, or other documents, you are welcome to do so.
Established in 1967, Edmonds Community College is a public, two-year, state community college. It strengthens our diverse community by helping students access educational and career opportunities in a supportive environment that encourages success, innovation, service, and lifelong learning. It serves more than 20,000 students annually, including more than 1,400 international students from 62 countries. The college offers 68 associate degrees and 58 professional certificates in 29 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts. The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, and Woodway. For more information, visit www.edcc.edu.
Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 or email jobs@edcc.edu and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.