Graphic Design/Multi-Media/Art Professor
Graphic Design/Multi-Media/Art Professor
Salary: $67,386.00 - $88,844.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 5949-ft-04/21
Closing: 5/10/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Visalia/Tulare/Hanford, CA
Department: Career Technology Education/Fine Arts
College of the Sequoias Community College District is seeking a candidate to fill a one-year full-time, temporary position in Career Technology Education/Fine Arts beginning August 2021.
College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting faculty who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY:
Sequoias Community College District values the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, abilities, genders, gender identities, and orientations. The District prioritizes applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits a diverse student population brings to a community college and seeks faculty members who are equity-minded, collegial, committed to helping all students achieve their educational goals, and value mentorship. Ideal candidates will share the Sequoias Community College District's commitment to student-centered pedagogy and to creating inclusive learning experiences that will benefit our racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
Job duties of the Graphic Design/Digital Art professor include providing instruction at one of the three campus and/or at off- site community campus locations, and/or online instruction using Canvas.
The faculty member will provide instruction in accordance with established course outlines while using comparative cross-cultural, multicultural, and multidisciplinary perspectives. The primary teaching assignment will be in graphic design and/or digital art. Depending on the strengths, qualifications and background of the selected candidate, the teaching assignment may include courses in the fine arts department such as digital photography or digital painting, or in the CTE graphic design department that is workforce focused.
Link to Art Department: https://catalog.cos.edu/areas-study/art/#departmenttext
Link to Graphic Design Department: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/academics/industry-technology/graphic-design
It is also highly desirable that the candidate has experience and/or interest in curriculum development, program review, transfer articulations, equitable practices and online teaching.
Initial assignments may include evening and weekend classes, and teaching at any of the District locations in Visalia, Hanford, Tulare and/or online. College of the Sequoias welcomes all qualified candidates to apply for this unique one-year position and will consider candidates who may only be able to teach and perform their duties remotely. Additional job duties will include classroom equipment, supplies and facilities input, oversight on curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes in conjunction with fine arts/graphic design faculty, and participation in shared governance.
The instructor will be responsible for:
The candidate must meet the criteria for CTE Graphic Design, time-based media or Multi-media, but a preference would be for candidates to meet both CTE and Fine Arts criteria. The degree must generally be from an institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or the equivalent.
If teaching in the CTE area (graphic design, animation, time-based media or multi-media), the minimum qualifications are:
Any bachelor's degree or higher and two years of professional experience
Any associate degree and six years of professional experience.
Professional experience is required when the applicant possesses a master's degree. The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment
If teaching in the Fine Arts area (digital photography, digital painting, or digital arts) the minimum qualifications is:
Note: If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: https://www.cos.edu/en-us/Governance/Board/BoardPolicies/Documents/AP%207211%20-%20Equivalency.pdf (Download PDF reader). Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted with your application, by the recruitment deadline. Please submit as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application.
NOTE: "Master's in Fine Arts" as used here refers to any master's 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.
In looking at application materials, the hiring committee would consider any of the following desirable:
Professional Commitment that includes, but not limited to:
To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
- Online COS application
- Diversity Statement (included in the Supplemental Questions)
- Cover letter that addresses your qualifications and presents your philosophy of teaching at the community college level. (500-600 words)
- Resume or CV
- Unofficial copies of transcripts of college/university work. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
- Equivalency documents (if necessary)
College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas
To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cos/jobs/3041161/graphic-design-multi-media-art-professor
COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.