Adjunct Instructor - Art & Design - Art History/Intro. to Art

Utah Valley University

United States

December 30, 2022

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Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Art & Design - Art History/Intro. to Art

Position Category Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour) Summary

Utah Valley University is seeking an Adjunct Instructor for the Art & Design department.

Under administrative direction from the program coordinator, department chairperson, and dean, the individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Design and teach courses in field of study.
  • Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
  • Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock- ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods.
  • Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
  • Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
  • Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
  • Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned.
  • Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught by: Reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications; Surveying and researching industrial and business establishments; Obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required; Attending professional and specialty courses; Keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies.
  • Maintains desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in the subject matter or a closely related area.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).

  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.

  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.

  • Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.

  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's or doctorate degree in subject matter or a closely related area and one year of teaching or closely related professional experience OR bachelor's degree in the subject matter and significant professional experience.
  • Physical Requirements

  • Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously, continual talking and listening.
  • EEO Statement

    Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Benefits Summary

    UVU offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous leave policy, 13 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

    Benefits PT: You may be eligible for a 3 credit hour or 1 class tuition waiver after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked. Dependents do not qualify for a waiver.

    FLSA Exempt Pay Range DOQ www. uvu.edu/hr/compensation for salary schedules

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    Open Date 07/27/2022 Review Start Date 07/29/2022 Close Date 12/30/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check and degree verification. Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only. This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. uvu.jobs/postings/29568

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education?
  • High School or equivalent
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • MFA
  • PHD
  • PHD (ABD)
  • Juris Doctorate
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts # 1
  • Other Document #1
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