Art History Instructor - Part-time Temporary Pool
See Position Description
Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses,
Note: College of Marin's faculty pools are open to applications
on a continuous basis. Although there may not be any current
openings, applications will remain on file until the hiring
department has a need to add candidates to their pool OR for up to
one year from the date of application, whichever occurs first. If
your application becomes inactive after one year, you may re-apply
to the pool at that time. Screenings and interviews can be
conducted at any point in time as the hiring department
necessitates. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be
notified of their status.
The Art Program at College of Marin provides transfer and
professional preparation, personal development, general interest,
and general education, as well as an Associate's in Arts degree.
The Art Department offers a foundation in theoretical and practical
skills, and the opportunity to work in a wide variety of specific
College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms; it
strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open,
enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity
to and respect for a diverse population.
COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000
residents. Based on fall 2017 credit enrollment data, the diversity
of students at the college includes greater representation than the
county with regards to enrollment by Hispanic/Latino (28% of
enrollment), Asian (8%), Black/African American (4%), and
Multi-racial (6%) students.
College of Marin is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate in employment on the basis of, or perception of, race,
ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, sex,
national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental
disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital
status, medical condition, genetic information, genetic condition,
status as a veteran, and is subject to Title IX of the Education
Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as
amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Americans With Disabilities Act
of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In
accordance with Executive Order 11246 (as amended), COM is an Equal
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: Please see
the Required Application Documents section below for important
information regarding the evaluation of your foreign
Although, during the COVID-19 pandemic, College of Marin is
providing instruction almost exclusively remotely, once
normal operations resume all faculty members must be available to
provide instruction in the classroom and in person. Please note
that the College does not offer online-only teaching
Instructors appointed to the Art History
Temporary Pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or
substitute openings in the department. Assignments can vary in
duration and are not guaranteed. Assignments for Art
History pool instructors include:
Requirements & Desirables
- Providing effective classroom or laboratory instruction in
Art History using methods and materials
appropriate to the subject matter
- Preparing and grading all class assignments and
- Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating
learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours
- Participating in program activities including curriculum and
program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as
well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and
- Contributing to development of program policies and
- Maintaining accurate and timely student records as
- Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of
- Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and
- Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in
- Participation in departmental and college professional
activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required
1.) A Master's degree in Art History, History of Art and
Architecture, or Visual Culture/Visual Studies;
2.) A Master's degree in Art with a recorded
concentration in Art History; or
3.) A Bachelor's degree in Art History AND
a Master's degree
in History; or
4.) The equivalent;
5.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and
the campus community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Classroom experience teaching Art History at the college
- Ability to teach one or more of the following: Ancient Art,
European Art, Art of the Americas, Asian Art, Islamic Art, African
Art, History of American Art, History of Contemporary Art, History
of Modern Art, History of Women's Art, and others.
- Knowledge and ability to make the subject matter inclusive in
terms of gender and culture, and awareness of the social issues of
- Competencies related to: curriculum & course development;
teaching & learning theory; information resources &
evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop
critical thinking skills.
- Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a
diverse campus community.
- Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of
responsibility and subject matter.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues
and members of the campus community.
- Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals,
and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin.
- Understanding equity as the recognition of historical and
systemic disparities in opportunity and outcomes and providing the
resources necessary to address those disparities.
- Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and
issues in a community college setting.
- Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple
teaching methods including computer based learning.
- Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage
students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
- Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and
- Evidence of excellent written and verbal skills in
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to
complete the following:
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
- California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons
employed by a community college in an academic or classified
position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and
CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine
that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and
every four years thereafter.
- Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed
in an academic position in California will be required to provide a
medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the
candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the
candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam
shall have been conducted not more than six months before
submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the
candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408)
- DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District
(MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through
state and local law (California
Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD
requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.
Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service
Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as
ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please
see the MCCD
Emergency Operations Plan.
- Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community
College District may be disqualified from consideration should
their conviction history not meet the standards established under
the California Education Code.
The following documents must be attached to your application in
order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in
parentheses when making your attachments.
A.) Cover letter (cover letter)
B.) Resume or C.V. (resume)
C.) Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's
degree (bachelor's transcript)
D.) Complete copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree
E.) STATEMENT - Please provide a
response to the following prompt (one page maximum;
College of Marin's commitment to educational excellence is
rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success
for all members of our diverse community. Please describe how you
would contribute to creating a welcoming and supportive environment
for students from historically underrepresented and marginalized
(If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor's and
Master's level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring
these degrees as well. Unofficial transcripts are
acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the
degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An
official transcript would be required upon hire.
FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS:
Where applicable, foreign degree credentials must be
evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree
and major. Please review the following points carefully
to determine whether you must submit a Foreign Credential
Evaluation (FCE) with your application. Evaluations should
provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your
credentials, the major of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each
credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the
State of California Commission on Teacher
Supplemental & Salary Information
BARGAINING UNIT & RETIREMENT PLAN
UPM - Part-time Faculty:
- If you satisfy the minimum educational requirement with a
degree that was granted in the U.S., but your previous
degree(s) was obtained from a foreign institution, you do not need
to attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation (FCE) for your previous
degree(s). You must, however, attach a copy of a (translated)
transcript for the previous degree. For additional clarification of
acceptable transcripts, please contact
- If your degree that satisfies the minimum educational
requirement was obtained from a foreign institution, you
must submit an FCE for that degree and any other foreign degrees
leading up to it.
- If you are asserting equivalence (see Minimum
Qualifications for Faculty/Administrators on the Human
Resources web site) because your degree does not specifically match
the minimum educational requirements as listed and any of
your degrees was obtained outside the U.S., you must attach an FCE
for your foreign degree(s).
Employees in this position classification are considered Temporary
Credit Unit Members and are represented by the United Professors of
Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Part-time faculty members are required to
comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective
Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable
contributions. General information regarding rights and
responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective
Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources
site. Part-time UPM
employees are also members of the California State Teachers'
Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our
Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the
number of units taught and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty
Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between
Step 1, Column 1, and Step 9, Column 5 of the salary schedule,
depending on verified background and experience. Salary placement
Temporary part-time credit instructor payment formula
Annual salary (from salary schedule) x # of Units ÷ 30 units x 95%
= semester payment; divide by five (5) = monthly salary.
Applications must include the documents listed in the Required
Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications
will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the application
deadline, and applicants will be notified of their status, either
way, thereafter. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted
to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee,
and those who are forwarded by the committee following the first
interview may be invited for a second interview. Regrettably,
College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to
interviews at this time.
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