Director of Fine Arts

Director of Fine Arts


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, NC


SPCC Salary Schedule Commensurate with Education and Experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Closes: Monday, April 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 6, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time, 10-Month Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

• Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or a Master’s degree in Art with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Studio Art
• One academic year of full-time teaching experience or a part-time teaching equivalent at the college level
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Preferred Qualifications


• Three academic years of full-time teaching experience or a part-time teaching equivalent at the college level
• Familiarity with a course management system such as Moodle
• Experience teaching web-enhanced, blended/hybrid, and online classes
• Experience coordinating an AFA program
• Experience with learning outcomes assessment
• Experience in one or more of the following: computer/digital art, digital photography, graphic design

Position Description

Job Description

The Director of Fine Arts is a full-time, 10-month faculty position located primarily on the Old Charlotte Highway (OCH) Campus in Monroe, NC. Under the direction of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Director of Fine Arts is responsible for leadership of the program to include strategic planning, personnel, facilities and curriculum. As a member of the faculty, the Director provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science programs. This individual has responsibility for teaching and learning, curriculum development, advising, professional development, institutional service, and community relations. The Director of Fine Arts will teach 15 contact hours of coursework per semester.

Job Duties

• Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
• Promote the fine and performing arts program to internal and external constituents
• Select, provide leadership for, and supervise visual art adjunct faculty members
• Develop learning strategies and curriculum that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment
• Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, and out-of-classroom activities
• Actively participate in continuous improvement planning through the assessment of learning outcomes at the course and program levels
• Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including textbooks, library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
• Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory
• Implement long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college
• Participate in institutional, advisory, and program/instruction committees, campus activities, and representation of the college in the community
• Participate in community events with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement when assigned.
• Participate in program reviews and institutional effectiveness efforts as assigned
• Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
• Provide timely communication with and accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
• Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)
• Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
• Participate in student recruitment, retention, advising, and registration activities
• Participate in or support the mentoring process, the SPCC Foundation, and grant identification, preparation, implementation, and evaluation
• Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic Affairs

How to Apply

Complete online application process at

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135