Faculty - Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Art Education

Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 10, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty - Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - Art Education

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

The Art & Design Department at Utah Valley University invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in Art Education to begin August 2021. We seek a visionary and collaborative art educator who will be responsible for: teaching undergraduate courses in art education, mentoring students, supervising student teaching, overseeing the Art Education area, and working with the School of Education on assessment. The candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, as well as to teaching diverse learners and modeling inclusive practices.

UVU, located in Orem, Utah, is a comprehensive state institution of higher education with over 40,000 students. Orem is on the western front of the Wasatch Mountains and offers access to numerous outdoor activities including snow sports, hiking, mountain biking, and hunting. The Wasatch Front metropolitan area offers rich cultural opportunities in the arts including the Sundance Film Festival and world-class music and dance companies. The UVU campus is served by a wonderful public transit system, including a rail line that runs along the entire Wasatch Front urban corridor. The UVU School of the Arts has strong ties with other universities and with professionals in the arts in Utah. UVU and the School of the Arts strongly support undergraduate creative activities and service learning.

UVU is committed to inclusion and has established structures at multiple levels of the university to examine and challenge historical inequities and dismantle systemic discrimination. The search committee encourages women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and indigenous persons to apply. We welcome applications from candidates whose record of scholarship, teaching, and/or service strengthens the department's ability to offer diverse perspectives and culturally responsive mentorship to our students.Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a Master’s degree in Art Education or related field of study is required. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of art education theory and pedagogy- Knowledge in art practices, theory, and history - Knowledge in art education assessment - Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques
- Experience with a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives
- Skills in teaching art education and related practices - Skills in art education theory and pedagogy- Excellent communication skills- Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving and decision-making
- Ability to relate well with students and colleagues.- Ability to evaluate student work effectively both orally and in writing.- Ability to apply appropriate technology in classroom teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Art Education preferred, but not required. Experience in teaching secondary methods preferred. Experience with art education student teaching supervision preferred. Experience teaching/working in linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse settings preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Normal classroom requirements.

Benefits Summary:
Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $47,000 - $55,000

Advertisement Number: FAC11721
Open Date: 07/07/2021
Review Start Date: 07/14/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/23303

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.