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Limited Term Faculty - Photography

Employer
Georgia College
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Limited Term Faculty - Photography

About Us

Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The College enrolls approximately 7,000 students –5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O’Conner, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O’Connor’s former home, the Andalusia Institute, now owned by the College. Milledgeville is also located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.  

Georgia College takes great pride in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of a public university. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship, and we value diversity andinclusion in all of its forms.

Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to provide a first-class learning experience for our students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful, and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to their communities and to the world. 

Department Information

The Department of Art offers a BA in Art with concentrations in Studio Art, Graphic Design, Art History, and Museum Studies. Housed primarily in recently renovated Ennis Hall, our 120 majors and 110 minors enjoy a wide variety of art courses from our diverse faculty and visiting artists. The department has two gallery spaces – the Leland Gallery and Underwood House (which is home to the university’s permanent collection) – and provides artwork to areas all over campus in addition to regular gallery exhibitions. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching in our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Job Summary

The Department of Art offers a BA in Art with concentrations in Studio Art, Graphic Design, Art History, and Museum Studies. Housed primarily in recently renovated Ennis Hall, our 120 majors and 110 minors enjoy a wide variety of art courses from our diverse faculty and visiting artists. The department has two gallery spaces the Leland Gallery and Underwood House (which is home to the university's permanent collection) and provides artwork to areas all over campus in addition to regular gallery exhibitions. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching in our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Responsibilities

Faculty Primary Duties - 

- Teach courses in Photography, general art foundations, and university core
- Mentor student artists in creative projects and exhibitions
- Collaborate effectively with department faculty and staff

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
A terminal degree in Photography or related field with teaching and professional experience.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.
Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume/ Curriculum vitae  
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Portfolio

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
The ability to work collegiality and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds is expected.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

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