Adjunct Art Instructor (Seated)

Adjunct Art Instructor (Seated)

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

Lenoir Community College main campus, 231 Hwy 58 S, Kinston, NC 28504

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 15, 2021
Closes: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Employment Type

Part-time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in art from a regionally accredited institution or a master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in art (courses designated as graduate-level art courses)
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in art from a regionally accredited institution or a master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in art (courses designated as graduate-level art courses)
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred skills

Position Description

Lenoir Community College is a comprehensive institution that places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. The Adjunct Art Instructor is responsible for providing quality art instruction to Associate in Fine Arts-Visual Arts students and other LCC students needing general education art courses through the use of seated, online, and lab courses. The instructor is responsible for providing one-on-one and whole group instruction so that students are able to successfully complete degree requirements in an engaging environment.

The duties of the Adjunct Art Instructor include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct students in laboratory classes; train and supervise activities of students in lab settings; assist students with lab assignments and related activities
  • Showcase student/faculty art, sculptures, etc. on campus and at community art exhibitions
  • Ensure the art lab and curriculum spaces are tidy, organized, and presentable as a visible art space
  • Ensure that equipment, materials, and other resources such as instructional aids are available for classes
  • Take a lead role in maintaining lab art equipment; and if needed, perform simple maintenance
  • Arrange for equipment repairs when machines, tables, etc. break down
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate course-specific instruction
  • Facilitate instruction in the teaching discipline with the faculty
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of courses
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate curriculum
  • Coordinate and supervise curriculum development by designing, planning, organizing, and evaluating the assigned program of study
  • Serve as a resource for student resolutions

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College:

Mastery of Subject Matter

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline
  • Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline
  • Connect the subject matter with related fields
  • Stay current in the subject matter through professional development; involvement in professional organizations; and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops
  • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate

Teaching Performance

  • Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher-order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments
  • Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives

Evaluation of Student Learning

  • Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives in collaboration with the AFA Program chair
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances

Support of College Policies and Procedures

  • Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment
  • Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed
  • Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Substitute for other instructors in the teaching discipline in case of an absence
  • Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources
  • Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Handbook for Distance Education, Policy Manual, and Procedures Manual

Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities

  • Serve on college committees as assigned
  • Participate in meetings and events as required
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information
  • Support both part-time and full-time colleagues
  • Contribute to program, department, and division curriculum development processes
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies if possible
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member

Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

  • Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans
  • Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
  • Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of the College
  • Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff

Other Duties

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate course-specific instruction¬†
  • Assist the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the AFA Program Chair in updating course content or making suggestions for course content updates as needed
  • Attend meetings scheduled by the AFA Program Chair or Dean
  • Ensure contact information and other items are updated in the course being taught each semester
  • Utilize the current course shell created by the full-time Art Instructor each semester
  • Input notes and/or alerts in AVISO for students when necessary
  • Ensure withdrawals are submitted in a timely manner, following the College's attendance policy
  • Ensure assignments are graded within 1 week of submittal
  • Ensure response to student emails or phone calls within 48 hours (excluding weekends)
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Dean of Arts and Sciences and/or AFA Program Chair

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom and laboratory environment with multimedia
  • Typical online and/or synchronous environment

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899