Teaching Assistant--Summer--Early College Program--Art History & Curatorial Studies Collective--Revised (Republished)

Spelman College

United States

July 30, 2021

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Job Title Teaching Assistant--Summer--Early College Program--Art History & Curatorial Studies Collective--Revised (Republished)

Job Summary

An initiative of the Atlanta University Center Art History & Curatorial Studies Collective (AUC Art Collective), the Early College Program in Art History and Curatorial Studies is a 4-week co-educational program designed to encourage rising junior and senior high school students of color to pursue undergraduate studies in art history and curatorial studies. Over 4-weeks (June 25 – July 23, 2021), students complete the Ways of Seeing: Art History, Curating, and Museums course for three (3) undergraduate credits. The AUC Art Collective seeks a culturally-aware graduate student with a strong academic record to assist the Instructor and the Early College Program with teaching and other duties related to academic support.

This is a part-time summer position. Will work a schedule of 17.5-25 hours per week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Attend all weekly live lectures and engagements while managing the Zoom chat function for student questions and comments, as applicable · Complete all course readings and required materials in advance of the weekly sessions · Lead 1-2 discussion sections per week while communicating art-historical and curatorial concepts effectively · Respond to student e-mails or messages for course-related support in a timely manner · Clarify readings and assignments through weekly office hours, in collaboration with the Instructor, Early College Program · Provide online course maintenance including but not limited to identifying supplementary videos, readings and other materials as specified by the Instructor, Early College Program · Assist with weekly course preparation and grading as needed . Assist with student projects and exhibitions utilizing the High Museum of Art collections · Work in a collegial and cooperative manner with Program Administration

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate should possess an advanced graduate-level background in the fields of Art History, African American Studies, Museum Studies or Curatorial Studies; an understanding of pedagogy in art history; and a keen awareness of the topical issues related to supporting racial diversity initiatives in the visual arts.

The 2021 Early College Program will be delivered online; therefore, candidates must have a working knowledge of tools for online teaching and learning, in particular Moodle and Zoom.

Preferred Qualifications Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions Physical Demands Shift Days % Travel Required 0% Full Time/Part Time Graduate Assistant FLSA Non-Exempt Number of Vacancies 1 Anticipated Candidate Start Date 06/14/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) 07/30/2021

Posting Number SC0296P

Posting Open Date 05/11/2021 Posting Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.

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