Part-Time Studio Art Drawing Instructor (Pool)
West Valley-Mission Community College District
PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL
Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually
accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be
added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on
an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you
will be contacted by a District representative.
This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor.
The teaching assignment may require teaching lecture-discussion
courses during day, evening or on Saturday and/or in an
on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed,
during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is
represented by the Association of College Educators and American
Federation of Teachers (ACE AFT Local 6554).
Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67%
of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring
salary range of $20,559-$24,418 per semester; and is based on
academic achievement, teaching and related experience.
1. Education - Possess any one of the following:
- Master’s degree in fine arts, art, or art history; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND master’s degree in
- A valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in
- The equivalent of the above.
2. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
(NOTE: “Masters in fine arts” as used here refers to any masters
degree in the subject matter of fine arts, which is defined to
include visual studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture,
printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and metal and jewelry art; and
also art education and art therapy. It does not refer to the
"Master of Fine Arts,.. (MFA) degree when that degree is based on
specialization in performing arts or dance, film, video,
photography, creative writing, or other non-plastic arts.)
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of
For more information on this position and to apply, please visit
our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com
- Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes
preparation, in class activities, evaluation of students’ work,
consultation with students outside of class (scheduling time beyond
normal office hours if necessary), maintenance of currency in the
subjects taught and other efforts related to the teaching of the
- Maintain accurate class and other records conforming with state
requirements and stated district and college needs.
- Submit, when due, all necessary reports, such as attendance,
grade reports, rosters, classes and office hour schedules.
- Follow course outline for each course with the appropriate
- Post and maintain office hours each week in accordance with the
collective bargaining agreement.
- Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and
programs of the District and college.
- Provide each student with a written course syllabus as per
instructions in the Faculty handbook at the beginning of the
- Refer students to appropriate college sources for information
on counseling and other student services.
- Assist students by providing advice on requirements for
successful achievement in the member’s area of expertise.
- Work cooperatively within the college community.
- Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the
- Foster a positive working environment that is free from
harassment, prejudice, and/or bias.
- Demonstrate positive communication skills within the college
- Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.
- Assume institutional responsibilities, which are of value to
the department, division, college and/or District such as: actively
participate in the spirit of shared governance in department,
division, college and district institutional responsibilities. Such
responsibilities may include recruitment and hiring, class schedule
preparation, budget development, performance appraisals,
mentorship, supervision of support staff, student recruitment and
retention, curriculum and program development and evaluation,
program review, club advising, committees, accreditation,
articulation, and other duties as assigned.
Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to
complete the application, testing or interview process, please
contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal