Visual Arts Faculty/Program Lead

Visual Arts Faculty/Program Lead


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

Job Location

Located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 13, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Chair for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time 10-Months

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 

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 Visual Arts Faculty is a 10-month, full-time position located primarily on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC. This position provides quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Fine Arts – Visual Arts. This individual has responsibility for teaching and learning, advising, professional development, institutional service, and community relations.

Under the direction of the Chair of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the Program Lead in Fine Arts is responsible for leadership of the program to include strategic planning, facilities, and curriculum as well as mentoring the student art club and associated activities.

Job Duties

·         Promote  the  fine  arts  program  to  internal  and  external constituents

·         Serve as academic advisor for all AFA students

·         Direct the student art club as well and supervise related  activities

·         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

·         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

·         Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college

·         Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory

·         Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing 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

·         Develop strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of program and college improvement

·         Participate in program reviews, conduct research and surveys, and prepare updates, reports, and plans

·         Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college

·         Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position

·         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 Student and Academic Affairs

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135