Adjunct Arts Instructor

Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title Adjunct Arts Instructor Pay Grade Level F-PT FLSA Exempt Benefits

Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems, TIAA 403(b), YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support.

Department Arts and Letters Campus Location Iron Mountain Pay Rate Min Salary $596 Max Salary $672 FTE


Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Position Type Faculty Job Summary/Basic Function

Instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. Instructors may be assigned to teach introductory and general courses in traditional classroom/labs, hybrid, or online settings as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in fine arts
• Teaching experience in art
• Commitment to quality instruction in a learner-centered environment with the goal of consistently improving student success
• Commitment to the community college mission and philosophy
• Ability to provide diverse learning experiences to diverse student populations
• Demonstrated skill in effective written and oral communications
• Demonstrated literacy in information technology and computer use
• Commitment to building community arts resources and learning opportunities

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Fine Arts or a related field with at least 18 semester hours of graduate level courses in Arts
• Experience in teaching courses at the postsecondary level, preferably in a community college setting
• Experience with active and collaborative learning strategies
• Online teaching certification

Months Per Year Hours Worked Per Week Work Schedule Dependent upon course schedule Supervision Exercised Supervision Received

Works under the general supervision of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel requirement

Job Duties

Job Duty

Instruct Art courses offered at Bay College, including but not limited to ARTS 101: Intro to 3D design and ARTS 175: -Intro to 2D design with digital design skills. Drawing, Painting and Digital Photo are additional areas of expertise preferred for this position.

Job Duty

Facilitate student learning through the following activities:

  • Develop course syllabi that share with students the expectations, standards, policies, and learning objectives of the course.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of assessments of course and program learning outcomes.
  • Recognize and respond to different student learning styles and needs.
  • Develop and use supplementary learning materials, resources, and technology.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Job Duty

Adhere to the ethical standards of the college, the State of Michigan, the Higher Learning Commission, FERPA and other education regulations, and the art profession.

Job Duty

Provide for a safe and orderly learning environment.

Job Duty

Stay abreast of developments in the field of Art and teaching by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional development opportunities.

Job Duty

Communicate with students, colleagues, and other stakeholders in a professional manner through the use of telephone, email, fax, mail, and/or face-to-face communication.

Job Duty

Coordinate student art show at the West Campus

Job Duty

Work with lab assistants, learning assistants, or student workers as needed.

Job Duty

Participate in professional activities such as, but not limited to, curriculum planning, syllabus writing, examination development, textbook selection, program revision, online teaching certification, and outcome assessment.

Job Duty

Any other duties as assigned


Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist

Contact Phone/Extension 906-217-4016 Contact Email Contact Fax 906-217-1625
Posting Number F004P Posting Date 04/09/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Official transcripts required upon hire.

Quick Link for Internal Postings Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How many years of post-secondary teaching experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • 0-1 years
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-5 year
    • 5+ years
  2. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

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