Adjunct- Art/Ceramics

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Design & Graphic Arts, Other Arts, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Adjunct
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Adjunct- Art/Ceramics

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Art and Visual Communications

FLSA

Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Fixed Term

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

The Art Area within the Humanities Department at Prince George’s Community College is seeking an Adjunct Art/Ceramics position for the Spring 2022 semester. Below is key information about the school and this position. Applicants should make sure they fit the education and work experience specific for this position and described below.

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities during the day, evening, or weekend via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered on any Prince George’s Community College campus, or at off-campus locations. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design.

Minimum Qualifications
  • MFA degree (or higher) in Art/Ceramics, or a master’s degree in Art/Ceramics related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Art.
  • Preferably 2 years of college teaching experience.
  • Ability to teach Ceramics courses. (Additional opportunities to teach in other areas depending on experience may be an option such as; Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, Design, Commercial Art, Visual Communications/Commercial Art/Graphic Design, Art History, Introduction to Art.)
  • Ability to teach in non-traditional formats (online, remote, hybrid) and settings (off-campus, weekends, evenings and accelerated).
  • Ability to perform a range of physical positions and mobile conditions including but not limited to occasionally moving materials 5-25 pounds.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to teach, handle, and maintain Art/Ceramics related materials, chemicals, and equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  2. Using applicable technology and andragogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format (may include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction).
  3. Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development as required
  4. Follow department and division requirements for preparing a course syllabus
  5. Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  6. Evaluate student performance using assessment tools as directed by the department; inform students in a timely manner of their progress
  7. Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress; provide timely student feedback.
  8. Provide an orientation at the first- class meeting to include (as applicable) an overview of the course syllabus, an outline of course objectives, course requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  9. Notify students of key dates and course adjustments
  10. Comply with attendance and grading requirements as established for the course (may include maintaining an up-to-date electronic grade book, and entering final grades by the established due date).
  11. Maintain accurate class records; submit required class records by the established due date
  12. Participate in departmental evaluation and course assessment processes as directed.
  13. Follow department and division requirements for maintaining office hours, advising students, and referring students to appropriate resources.
  14. Respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Maintain regular communication with students. Use the assigned PGCC email for communication with the department and with students.
  15. Attend all required meetings.
  16. Perform all other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  1. Mastery of course content
  2. Ability to provide service to diverse populations using a student-centered approach
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff
  4. Ability to plan, deliver and assess effective instruction
  5. Ability to teach in face to face, remote and online modalities, as needed
  6. Ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, learning management system, videoconferencing, etc.).
  7. Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management skills
  8. Research skills (where appropriate)
  9. Time management, planning and organizational skills
  10. Ability to work as part of a team
  11. Problem-solving and analytical ability


Job Requirements

  1. Must be able to work Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work
  4. Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

ADJ16411/12

Open Date

10/15/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

The following documents must be provided in your application materials:

Under required documents provide:
  • Current Cover Letter and CV
  • Unofficial Transcript (if hired official transcripts will be required)
Select Other, and include a PDF, Word Doc, or URL for
  • A digital portfolio with 15-20 current examples of professional work
  • A digital portfolio with 15-20 examples of student’s work
  • A teaching philosophy
Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least two years of college teaching experience outside of graduate school?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience managing a kiln and working with ceramic glazes? If yes, briefly describe your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your education and experience teaching Ceramics.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have experience teaching in online, remote, or hybrid formats?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  7. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other
Optional Documents

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