Full Time Instructor, Art

Victor Valley College Victorville , CA 92392

Posted 4 months ago

Basic Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Application Deadline: May 27, 2019
10-Month Tenure Track Position

COMPENSATION:

Initial salary placement ranges from $53,955 to $84,493, based upon education and experience. The current faculty salary schedule includes five classes and twenty steps with a maximum annual salary of $113,197.

A District-paid comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurances for the employee and dependents, and a $50,000 employee life insurance policy are provided. For the most updated information please visit our benefits web page.

Appointment to this position is subject to availability of funds. Salary schedule subject to change.

Representative Duties: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Primary responsibility will be instructing students in foundation Art courses and will include, but not be limited to Drawing, 2-D Design, 3-D Design and History of Art. In addition, part of the teaching load may include Computer Graphics, Graphic Design, Illustration, Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture and or Ceramics.

Instruction may include day, evening, and weekend classes.

Participating in assessment, evaluation, and planning of Student Learning Outcomes and Program Learning Outcomes, Program Review, Curriculum Development.

Implement current theories and methods of teaching including computer assisted instruction.

Collaborate with colleagues in program review and curriculum development, and participate in other departmental functions.

Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities.

Participate in staff development activities.

Serve on area and college-wide committees aas necessary to support and enrich the instructional program.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and understand of the disabilities and the diverse academic, cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic backgrounds of students and colleagues.

Promote the success of a diverse student population through careful preparation of course materials and effective teaching methodologies.

Provide critical feedback on all assignments.

Comply with District policies and procedures in the performance of all duties.

Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's in fine arts, art, or art history OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in humanities OR the equivalent.

(NOTE: ''Master's in fine arts" as used here refers to any master's degree in the subject matter of fine arts, which is defined to include visual studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and metal and jewelry art; and also art education and art therapy. It does not refer to the "Master of Fine Arts" (MFA) degree when that degree is based on specialization in performing arts or dance, film, video, photography, creative writing or other nonplastic arts.)

Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Digital Painting and/or Drawing

Experience in teaching courses in graphic design, illustration, digital painting and/or digital drawing.

Lead a exhibit demonstration

Demonstrate an the ability to develop an art program by exhibiting leadership skills in cutting edge technology in instruction.

Experience in teaching classes in art from diverse cultures, such as Latin America, African or Asia.

Experience teaching at Community College.

Leadership skills by incorporating cutting edge technology in traditional art classes.

Demonstrated ability to develop the Art Program.

This would involve exhibiting leadership skills by incorporating cutting edge technologies in traditional art classes as well as developing new courses using such technologies.

We will be using the guidelines set by the Academic Affairs Division of the Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. See their website http://www.cccco.edu/ for the most current minimum qualifications for faculty in California Community Colleges. The Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook can be viewed at: http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/Reports/2017-Minimum-Qualifications-Handbook-r1-ADA.pdf

If you feel you have equivalent qualifications, please review the supplemental information for equivalent qualifications. See website regarding the equivalency process: www.vvc.edu/offices/human_resources/faculty-equivalency-qualifications.shtml

Submit your request for equivalency ONLY IF your education and/or experience are different, but equivalent, to the minimum qualifications stated in the job announcement. If you have additional questions please contact Human Resources directly at (760) 245-4271 Ext. 2486.

Some specialized courses may require specific certificates (must meet minimum content requirements specified by outside/other agencies based on accreditation).

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Office, classroom, lab and/or on-line environment. Position requires ability to communicate and exchange information. The assignment may include day, weekend, and/or evening classes on campus and/or at off campus locations.

Knowledge and Abilities: APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received at the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date of May 27, 2019. Application materials will be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/vvc/ with your username and password.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.

All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.

Applicants may be notified by email during any phase of this recruitment regarding status.

If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.

It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.

Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1.A completed Victor Valley College application electronic form
2.A letter expressing interest in the position
3.A current resume
4.Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and coursework. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application by agencies approved by the Commission for Foreign Transcripts Evaluation . List of agencies approved by the Commission for Foreign Transcript Evaluation is available at: https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=bb4f6e6a_2
5.Three (3) or more current letters of recommendation from persons having firsthand knowledge of the applicant's professional qualifications, character, etc.
6.Supplemental Application for Equivalent Qualifications (only if applicable, please see section on Minimum Qualifications)
7.Electronic Portfolio of ten (10) images to be presented if applicant is selected for an interview

Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.



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Full Time Instructor, Art

Victor Valley College