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Art Appreciation Instructor (part-time)

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Posting Details

This is a position we anticipate filling for future semesters. Specific part-time teaching needs for future semesters may not be known until the end of class registration.

Position Information

Position Title Art Appreciation Instructor (part-time)
Employee Group PT Faculty
Starting Salary $963.00 per contact hour
Compensation Details

To view the benefits summary, go to

http://www.mcc.edu/hr/pdf/Benefit_Summary-Faculty_PT.pdf

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

Faculty facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As learning facilitators, faculty consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness (pedagogy). As professionals, faculty adhere to the ethical standards of their profession as outlined, for example, by the NEA and the State of Michigan.

Specific Teaching Assignment:
Faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes in Art Appreciation.

Minimum Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

1. Master’s degree in Art History or an MFA in a studio art field, art & design, art foundation, or closely related with a minimum 18 graduate credits in art history coursework from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Teaching experience in art history courses in a higher education setting.
3. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
4. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
5. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
6. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
7. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
8. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
9. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.

  • A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.
Additional Desirable Qualifications

1. 2 years of teaching experience at the community college level.
2. Experience utilizing technology to enhance teaching (i.e., online/digital resources & course management software).

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

1. The employee must be able to move about 2/3 of the time and be stationary about 1/3 of the time. S/he is required to be mobile around campus for participant involvement/activities.

2. S/he must be able to converse with individuals on a regular basis with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret their needs via phone conversations, face-to-face conversations, or written documentation.

3. The employee must be able to utilize all programs on a computer independently and efficiently (particularly the internet, Word, and the student database).

4. S/he must be able to present information in an instructional setting and respond to questions from groups.

Work Schedule

While part-time faculty are not required to hold regular office hours during the semesters they teach, they are required to make provisions for student consultations as may be necessary and reasonable.

Additional Information

Must be available to teach onsite; opportunities do not exist to teach online courses only.


Visa sponsorship is not available.

Candidates being sought to teach Art Appreciation at our main campus on Tuesday evenings and a dual-enrollment section on Mondays and Wednesdays at Beecher High School for Fall 2016.

Additional Application Deadline Information

The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Application Deadline Continuously accepting applications
Equal Opportunity Summary

As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC- 1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • CareerBuilder website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • HigherEdJobs website
    • Mott website
    • MI-HERC website
    • MLive website
    • Monster website
    • Professional Association website**
    • Professional Publication website**
    • Other website**
    • Newspaper**
    • Professional Publication**
    • Email notification from Mott Human Resources
    • Notified by current or former Mott employee**
    • Other**
  2. **Please provide specific name of person or source below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master’s degree in Art History or an MFA in a studio art field, art & design, art foundation, or closely related with a minimum 18 graduate credits in art history coursework from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If you answered yes to the above, please list degree.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have experience teaching art history courses in a higher education setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. If you answered yes to the previous question, briefly describe the various areas of your teaching experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have experience utilizing online support materials (i.e., digital resources and online course delivery)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. If you answered yes to the question above, please explain further.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents