Adjunct Instructor - Art

Alcorn State University

United States

August 15, 2022

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Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Art

FLSA Status Exempt Posted Salary Range Commensurate with experience. Employment Status Part Time .25 Department School of Arts & Sciences Minimum Qualifications Purpose of Job

Teaching Art courses in the Department of Fine Arts.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Developing, delivering, and reviewing course material and syllabi.
  • Creating a classroom environment where students feel comfortable participating and learning.
  • Setting up assessments based on departmental regulations and requirements.
  • Preparing students for assessments and providing helpful performance feedback.
  • Providing extra support to students who require it and scheduling consultation times where questions and concerns can be voiced.
  • Answering students' questions and providing feedback on assignments or essay drafts.
  • Assisting other faculty members with lesson plans and assessments.
  • Recommending additional readings or advice to students as required.
  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field and integrating new knowledge into lessons.
  • Teach the following courses: AR 214 Art Appreciation
  • Essential Job Functions

  • Answering students' questions and providing feedback on assignments or essay drafts.
  • Assisting other faculty members with lesson plans and assessments.
  • Recommending additional readings or advice to students as required.
  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field and integrating new knowledge into lessons.
  • Qualifications

  • A Master's or terminal degree in the relevant academic field.
  • Experience as a university TA or similar.
  • Proof of attendance and participation in conferences is recommended.
  • Published papers or research articles would be a plus.
  • Superb interpersonal, observational, and communication skills.
  • Patience, understanding, and empathy.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.
  • Licensing and Certifications

    N/A

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to collegiality and teamwork.

    Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at undergraduate level.

    EEO / ADA Statement

    Physical Requirements

    Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas No

    Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds Occasionally Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds Not Required Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds Not Required Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds Not Required Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds Not Required Travel Not Required Extended Work Hours Not Required

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number

    Number of Vacancies 1 Location Lorman Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 08/15/2022 Close Date 08/31/2022 Open Until Filled No EEO Statement

    Alcorn State University

    Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
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