Adjunct Instructor/Art-Ceramics (Pool)

Southern Oregon University

United States

September 16, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number F00095

Faculty Title Adjunct Instructor/Art-Ceramics (Pool) Job Title Professional Rank Official Transcripts

Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost's office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Adjuncts are for temporary, part-time, limited-duration teaching positions. Positions could be one term (thirteen weeks) or multiple terms as needed.

The primary responsibility of a faculty member is teaching. Teaching encompasses normal instructional activities beyond the teaching of assigned courses such as academic advising, working with students outside of class, posting and maintaining appropriate office hours, course and curriculum planning, etc.

Efforts associated with teaching may include, but are not limited to: preparation; direct instruction; assessment; student contact outside of class (office hours, appointments, email); presenting complex concepts to a group of diverse learners; listening; understanding and responding to student questions in real time/in a classroom environment; and applying critical judgement to student work, both written and verbal delivery of information.

Efforts associated with lab may include: providing students with practical experience using state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment in a way that enables student learning and ensures safety; simultaneously monitoring and managing multiple students individually and in groups; demonstrating and executing complex procedures; and using complex instrumentation and apparatus and hazardous materials.

Incumbents appointed to multiple terms of teaching, require professional development and service.

Professional development includes maintaining currency in the discipline taught.

Service includes program and institutional administrative, committee, and student support and retention activities.

In addition to teaching, the primary responsibilities at the professorial level include participation in scholarly and/or creative activities, including formal research.

Visa Sponsorship This employer will not sponsor applicants for visas. Appointment Basis Other FTE 4 ELU's Department Art Job Location Ashland (15 A) Other Job Location Hiring Pay Rate Anticipated rate of $650/ELU for professional adjunct instructors (term-by-term) and $750/ELU for professorial adjunct instructors (term-by-term). Typical 4 credit course is loaded Benefits Eligible No Position Summary

Individuals appointed from this pool will have the primary responsibility to teach courses within the Art Program – Ceramics (Conceptual Hand Building Program).

This position will teach ART255, Introduction to Ceramics (hand building) to Art majors. Candidate must be able to teach students basic hand building and glazing skills, and how to use the slab roller, extruder, and general studio best practices and maintenance. The candidate will engage students in critical and historical ceramic conversations. Candidate must have general ceramic technical knowledge. ART255 will be using electric kilns and candidate will coordinate the firing of student work. Candidate must be able to fire an electric kiln, mix glazes and clay. Candidate will be responsible for sourcing class materials.

Catalog description of ART 255 Introduction to Ceramics: 4 Credits- Introduces fundamental ceramics techniques and concepts. Provides exposure to the design, construction, glazing, and firing of ceramic work. Surveys the history of ceramics and issues in contemporary ceramics.

Diversity Statement

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Professional: •Initial appointment at the rank of Instructor requires a masters degree in the discipline taught, or a related field, and demonstrated teaching potential. OR •Bachelor's degree in the discipline taught, or a related field, plus 2 years teaching experience/work experience in the field. •Familiarity with the appropriate equipment as required for the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional: •Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and active participation in the life of the institution. •Commitment to student learning, retention, support, and assessment are critical.

Physical Demands

Activities may involve standing, sitting, working at a computer, and lecturing.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety- sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes Posting Date 07/21/2021 Application must be received by for priority consideration 12/15/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2021 Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resources Contact Email hrs@sou.edu Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.sou.edu/postings/6782 Special Conditions

•Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development. •Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis. •Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. •Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as “exempt” are not subject overtime -Position classifications defined as “non exempt” are subject to overtime •The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.

Notice to Prospective Employees Section 485 of the Higher Education Act, and The Federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (now referred to as the “Clery Act”),requires that prospective employees be notified of the availability of SOU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report provides the annual statistics and campus policies for the reporting of and responding to campus crimes and fires; access to campus facilities; conduct code and campus policies on use, possession and sale of drugs/alcohol; and educational/information programs to inform the campus community about campus security procedures and crime prevention.

An electronic copy of the Annual Security Report (ASR)can be accessed at the following link: https: // inside.sou.edu/assets/security/AnnualCrimeReportFinal.pdf. A physical copy of the ASR is available at no charge upon request. To request a copy please visit the Campus Public Safety Office at 382 Wightman Street, Ashland OR 97520. For more information call 541-552-6258, or email clerycoordinator@sou.edu.

Job Duties

Duties

Professional: Teaching, professional development and service.

Percent of total time 100

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