Santa Rosa Junior College FACULTY (ADJUNCT) - ART in Santa Rosa, California

**!!THERE ARE IMMEDIATE NEEDS IN ART HISTORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY MARCH 26, 2018!!

PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Monday, October 30, 2017 (Open until filled)**

*Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty pools for a period of one year from the filing priority deadline date. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications received by the priority deadline date. All applications received after the priority deadline will remain on file for the next review by the department, or for up to one year. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, all applications will remain on file until the need arises, or for up to one year. If selected for interview, candidates will be invited to meet with a committee. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for a period of four years.

ADJUNCT POOL DESCRIPTION:

Adjunct faculty assignments are part-time, temporary and/or on-call) faculty assignments, on an immediate or as needed basis (as specified in Education Code Section 87482.5).Candidates selected for the pool and offered an assignment must be located near enough to the District or plan on moving near the District to accept part-time, substitute or emergency assignments. Applicants who live at a distance and have the expertise to teach online may also be considered, if online courses are offered in the department of interest. Candidates who are recommended for the pool after committee interviews will only be added to the pool for disciplines interviewed and qualified for (not necessarily all disciplines included in this job posting where multiple disciplines are listed). Assignments could involve full or partial assignment at any of the District's sites or off-campus locations, and could involve any combination of day or evening classes, with office hours being mandatory.

We are accepting applications for instructors for inclusion in a pool who have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas:

  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Gallery Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • 2-D Foundations

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Art Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is accepting applications for a pool of qualified candidates with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The Art Department is the fifth largest department at Santa Rosa Junior College, with nine full-time and numerous adjunct faculty teaching on two campuses and several off-campus locations. Facilities include an art history lecture room and visual resources library, studios for painting, drawing, graphic design, printmaking, photography, ceramics and sculpture. Our primary intention is to foster and develop the creative thinking, visual literacy and problem solving skills considered necessary for students to function effectively in the future, whatever their discipline.

Examples of Duties:

Adjunct faculty are responsible for maintaining currency in their field(s) of expertise. Adjunct faculty focus primarily on providing instruction and/or student services. They may be required to participate in student learning outcomes assessment. Adjunct faculty are typically not required to participate in District or Department Service such as committee work, evaluations, and hiring committees, but may be asked to perform these services for additional compensation.

Minimum Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

Required for all areas except Art History and Gallery Design: Master's degree in Fine Arts**, Art or Art History; OR Bachelor's Degree in any of the previous areas AND Master's Degree in Humanities; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Fine and Applied Arts and Related Technologies (or in Art & Design, including Photography to qualify for Photography courses only). Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

**"Master's in Fine Arts" as used here refers to any Master's degree in the subject matter of fine arts, which is defined to include visual studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and metal and jewelry art; and also art education and art therapy. It does not refer to the "Master of Fine Arts" (MFA) degree when that degree is based on specialization in performing arts or dance, film, video, creative writing, or other non-plastic arts.

Preferred for all areas except Art History and Gallery Design:

  • Master's of Fine Arts degree in the area of interest.

Required for Gallery Design: Bachelor's Degree AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience; OR an Associate's degree and six years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Fine and Applied Arts and Related Technologies.

Required for Art History:

Master's Degree in Art History, History of Art and Architecture, or Visual Culture/Visual Studies; OR a Bachelor's Degree in Art History and a Master's in History; OR Master's in Art with a recorded emphasis or concentration in Art History; OR the equivalent.

Preferred for Gallery Design:

  • Bachelor's, Master's in Fine Arts or Master's degree in Art History, Gallery Management or Museum Studies and in the area of expertise.

Required for all areas: Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, exactly as listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.

Job Title: FACULTY (ADJUNCT) - ART

Opening Date/Time: Wed. 09/13/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Adjunct

Location: SRJC Multi-Site, Sonoma County, California

Department: Art