Instructor, Watercolor - Adjunct

Guilford Technical Community College
June 13, 2023
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Job Title Instructor, Watercolor - Adjunct

Job Description

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will be responsible for teaching students the familiarity with art styles and practice techniques in creating watercolor paintings, including layering, washes and color usage. This individual should be able to teach watercolor painting from beginners to advanced levels in watercolor. The community education program consists of a wide variety of personal and professional enrichment classes designed to meet a multiplicity of life-long learning educational needs within the community.


Teaching Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

  • Developing learner centered lesson plans
  • Employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
  • Incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
  • Creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
  • Preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
  • Conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate
  • Professional Development Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:

  • Participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
  • Participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies
  • Administration Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:

  • Maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
  • Providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
  • Maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
  • Complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
  • Student Support Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

  • Addressing student concerns in a timely manner
  • Promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
  • Referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate

  • Demonstrate and model the College's employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Difficult Challenges Contacts Education Required

    • High School Diploma or GED graduate.

    Education Preferred

  • Associate Degree in Fine Arts or from a regionally accredited post- secondary institution.
  • Experience Required

  • Teaching and/or industry training in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars.
  • Experience Preferred

  • Two or more years teaching experience specifically in watercolor, drawing or painting.
  • KSA Required

    The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to: 1. Multi-task 2. Respect Diversity 3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments. 4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 5. Communicate effectively 6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

    KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements

    Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed): 1. Reporting Requirements 2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter) 6. Linking Student Learning Outcomes (within 30 days of hire) 7. Moodle Certification (if teaching online or hybrid – within 30 days of hire)

    Physical Demands

    1. May include teaching day, evening and/or weekend hours. 2. Classroom Setting 3. Various GTCC campuses

    Other: 1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

    Posting Type Adjunct Faculty

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 2020-020-TEMP-P

    Open Date 05/11/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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