Adjunct Instructor - Drawing & Design

Kirkwood Community College

JOB GOAL:

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
Kirkwood Community College seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Adjunct Instructor in Drawing for Spring 2023.  The successful candidate will have strong knowledge base in the Art discipline in both two-dimensional media, and understanding of foundational drawing instruction as it relates to observational drawing, and teaching experience at the college level is desirable.  Primary duties will include instructing students in courses and communicating with department staff, students, and other faculty. Adjunct faculty play a vital role in instruction.

Adjunct instructors are responsible for coordinating, planning, preparing, presenting, and evaluating classroom instruction and related activities. Adjunct faculty bring a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences which foster growth in the subject matter and enrich student learning. Adjunct faculty must evaluate, record, and report student achievement and progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division, and college policies and procedures. Must be able to design and participate in assessing student learning projects within the discipline, the department, and the college.

$1,280 per credit hour of instruction.

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Instruct students in drawing as it relates to foundational concepts in Drawing.
  • Provide a focus on observational drawing, positive and negative shapes, chiaroscuro, and spatial relationships.
  • Work with other faculty members to develop a course syllabus and consistent assessments.
  • Communicate with department staff, students, and faculty regularly.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
 
  • Effectively instruct and communicate material for the course.
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a lab setting.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. 
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in a classroom setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a master’s degree with 18 Graduate hours in the Art discipline.
  • Experience teaching foundational drawing courses.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
 
  • Experience teaching at the college level.
  • MFA in Art discipline.
EEO AA/STATEMENT:

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
 

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 83114

Posted 7 days ago

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