Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC 28721
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Thursday, June 15, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Bachelor of Fine Arts with a jewelry or metal emphasis/concentration. Teaching experience with students having a wide range of learning styles. Ability to teach effectively in the classroom and the field. Having competency in teaching a wide range of “hands-on” courses in the subject area. Willingness to continually train and upgrade skills as workforce needs evolve.
Master of Fine Arts degree with a jewelry or metal emphasis/concentration. Prior experience teaching jewelry courses in a college setting. Marketing, business, and studio maintenance skills applicable to a small jewelry enterprise are preferred.
Professional Crafts Jewelry is an intensive two-year program that teaches design, craftsmanship, and entrepreneurship appropriate for a small business. Primarily instruction and public service and those forms of research which promote and enhance the college’s commitment to excellence in instruction and which supports the current needs of the students and faculty. Faculty members are responsible to the Dean or Program Manager. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser and facilitator of learning.
This position is a 9-month full-time exempt faculty position. This position will be advertised until filled.
The instructor will be responsible for the following duties:
- Advising students;
- Maintaining office hours;
- Assisting with registration;
- Serving on College committees;
- Developing curriculum;
- Maintaining professional competence;
- Participation in professional development activities.
- Instruct courses within the prescribed curriculum which includes teaching the following subjects: studio safety, jewelry design, rendering, fabrication techniques, casting, die forming, shell forming, forging, raising, repousse, etching, inlay, patination, anodizing, mokume gane, granulation, reticulation, advanced stone setting, electroplating, repair, and enameling. Responsible for the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, instructional materials and teaching assignments/scheduling.
- Maintain annually updated course syllabi and provide each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of the semester including texts, course content and competencies and evaluation.
- Prepare course materials; use appropriate teaching techniques including delivering lectures, leading discussions and conducting studio demonstrations; and perform other activities, which are related to and meet the requirements of the courses.
- Conduct evaluations of student performance and assign grades on the basis of such evaluations.
- Maintain records of student attendance and grades according to college and state policy and procedure.
- Maintain posted office hours as required by College policy and procedure and be available for student conferences and tutoring.
- Responsible for administering student surveys in classes as prescribed by College procedure and discussing results with Dean or Program Manager.
- Participate in the development and implementation of articulation programs and agreements and promote student participation in such programs.
- Provide students with academic and career advisement and assistance in transferability as appropriate.
- Work with students and employers in occupational settings, on-the-job training, practicums, internships and similar work-related situations as needed.
- Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research in discipline and through involvement in professional organizations.
- Donate academic expertise in the local, state or national community when appropriate to fulfill the community relations goals of the College.
- Serve on faculty, College and/or University and Community College System of North Carolina committees as appropriate.
- May operate college-owned vehicles
- Support and encourage college-sponsored activities.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
- Learn new guidelines and processes in performing duties and advising students.
- Create a student-centered environment.
How to Apply
The following is necessary for consideration
- Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/haywoodedu. Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason.
- The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position. Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment.
- References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses. At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.
- College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate.
- HCC is a tobacco free campus
HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status.
Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden.