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Watercolor Instructors, Danforth Art School

Employer
Framingham State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time
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Company Description:

The Danforth Art School at Framingham State University serves the public by providing non-credit community art classes to all ages. Our mission is centered on hospitality, inspiration, and comprehensive fine studio art practice. Our students work in several large, sunny studios and enjoy learning from the incredible collection and exhibitions at the Danforth Art Museum. We are both located at the historic Jonathan Maynard Building on the Framingham Town Centre Common. Learn more about Danforth at danforth.framingham.edu

Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about 4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students. FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride in empowering student success by providing a superior education, leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong first-year experience.

Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.


Job Description:

***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A LISTING FOR INSTRUCTORS AT THE DANFORTH ART SCHOOL NOT IN THE ART DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY ITSELF.

THIS IS A ROLLING POOL. THERE ARE CURRENT OPENINGS IN THIS AREA, AND APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED HERE WILL BE HELD THROUGH ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023 AND WILL BE REVIEWED AS OPENINGS OCCUR .***

We are seeking art instructors to teach all levels of watercolor painting to adults for the Danforth Art School, a non-credit community art school.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Instructors teach non-credit bearing studio art classes at the Danforth Art School. Instructors design curriculum, prepare materials, and facilitate fine art classes for adults in alignment with program goals.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

none

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Director Danforth Art School

EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach course(s) in Studio Art to adults;

Develop curriculum and instructional materials;

Support mission and program goals of Danforth Art School at Framingham State University;

Accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Classroom Environment

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art or Education
  • Evidence of expertise, scholarly activity or creative work appropriate to art
  • Successful teaching experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in Art or Art Education


Additional Information:

This is a part-time non-benefited, contract position, not to exceed 18 hours per week. The scheduled hours vary. The pay rate is $35 per hour.

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster if eligible, before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside campus buildings.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting:

  • Cover Letter,
  • Resume/CV,
  • [IF APPLICABLE: Equity and Inclusion Statement],
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

*The Equity and Inclusion Statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidate application materials.

Review of applications is ongoing through February 1, 2023, as dictated by need.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

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