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
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
Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.
***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A LISTING FOR INSTRUCTORS AT THE
DANFORTH ART SCHOOL NOT IN THE ART DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY
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.
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.
- Bachelor's degree in Art or Education
- Evidence of expertise, scholarly activity or creative work
appropriate to art
- Successful teaching experience
Master's degree in Art or Art Education
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
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter,
- [IF APPLICABLE: Equity and Inclusion Statement],
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional
*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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.