ART INSTRUCTOR - TENURED TRACK
San Diego County - Cuyamaca College
Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day
with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher
education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that
transforms their world perspective.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse
academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our
institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating
achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a
culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and
social justice, and continuously examining our processes and
practices through an equity lens.
The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits
package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have
continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible
employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we
Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego
Please read the entire job posting before your
application is submitted. Important instructions to applicants are
at the bottom of the page. Be attentive when applying as many of
our positions require multiple attachments.
Please note: each page of the application will save upon
clicking ‘next.' Draft applications can be accessed through the
candidate home page.
Application Deadline: Monday, June 6, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of
application and are timed out will not be accepted.
Months worked out of the year: 10 months
Starting Salary Range:
$57,381 (Class I, Step 6) - $87,143 (VII, Step 10) Annually
Based on education and experience
Anticipated Interview Dates: June 28, 2022 and June 29, 2022
Anticipated Start Date: August 2022
Regular/contract instructors participate in the planning,
implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and
other experiences that will directly result in the educational
growth of the students and support advance of the visions, missions
and values of the college and District. This position may include a
combination of day and evening assignments, large lectures and
small seminars, and is being offered by a college strongly
committed to the “open door” concept serving a diverse student
population. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties
consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the
F.AFT - INSTRUCTOR FULL TIME.pdf (gcccd.edu)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE
OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
Master's in fine arts*, art, or art history OR
any of the above AND
Master's in humanities OR
(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 nonplastic arts.)
Sensitivity to, understanding of, and ability to motivate students
from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic,
differing abilities, gender, and ethnic backgrounds.
If you are applying based on “the equivalent”, you will need to
complete an Equivalency Determination Form. This form MUST be
submitted as part of the application procedures.
Click on the link for EQUIVALENCY INSTRUCTIONS and the
EQUIVALENY DETERMINATION FORM
- Applicants must
- Academic preparation for and successful experience teaching art
at the secondary, community college, or university level, including
two and three-dimensional design, drawing, figure drawing, and
painting, and using a variety of techniques and approaches.
- Practicing professional artist with a recent exhibition record
in a notable venue.
- Demonstrated ability to teach an established curriculum, and to
work in concert with other faculty to maintain an integrated
- Demonstrated ability to prepare and develop online curriculum,
and teach in hybrid and online modalities.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to achieving
equitable outcomes for a diverse student population, including
those from historically underrepresented socioeconomic, cultural,
educational, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Knowledge about and experience in student-centered,
equity-minded, multi-modal, and culturally responsive teaching and
learning techniques that are responsive to the needs of a diverse
student population, including those who are first-generation,
English learning, and varying in age and physical ability.
- Applicants will also be
evaluated for qualifications in the following:
- Experience in planning workshops and visiting artist lectures
for art classes, an art department, and/or gallery.
- Demonstrated involvement with community outreach programs.
- Ability to contribute to the mission, vision, and strategic
plan of the college.
Applicants selected for an interview may be required to demonstrate
teaching skills as well as perform written assignments as part of
the interview process.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Applicants may find it helpful to refer back to the job posting,
specifically the special instructions, while applying. Consider
saving the job description or opening a new browser window.
Application materials with pictures or personal
render your application incomplete.
Please do not include any materials that were not asked for.
Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE
beginning the application may make the application experience more
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
- A letter of application addressing how the applicant meets the
qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
- A current resume.
- Copies of all college/university transcripts (official or
unofficial) verifying degree(s) and/or course work.
- Five examples of current artwork, produced within the last 5
years, with the date of creation and any relevant contextual
information for each piece. Please Note: These examples will not
be uploaded with your application materials. Once you have
submitted your application please email your five examples of
current artwork to Senior Recruiter, Jessica Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org and
Melonie Limtiaco at email@example.com.
Please upload .doc, .docx, or PDF files. If you
are working on Google Docs or Mac files please be sure to save
under .doc or PDF for file to upload correctly.
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new
employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior
to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of
your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities
Act and who require accommodations for completing the application
process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources
Department by calling (619) 644-7679.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint
clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be
To apply, visit https://gcccd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gcccdcareers/job/San-Diego-County---Cuyamaca-College/ART-FACULTY---TENURED_R-01480.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college
district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a
high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened
its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The
district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that
it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region
through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and
The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a
student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds,
ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The
district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters
cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that
ultimately also benefits the global community.
The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide
range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have
become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its
top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and
Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known
for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture,
Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology