Location: Roxbury Crossing, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Oct 29 2018 Job Description:
The Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Roxbury Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for a adjunct faculty position in Art starting in Fall 2019. The successful applicant will have a strong record of achievement as an artist. The successful applicant will have a strong record of achievement as an artist.
The faculty member shall be responsible for: providing effective and high-quality instruction; helping students master course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining current knowledge in their teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics; assisting with curriculum development and program review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; and fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook. The faculty member is responsible for ensuring an adequate supply of materials and equipment for all courses.
Teaching assignments may include, but are not limited to, courses in:
Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs;
Participate in college and departmental committees and activities.
Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
Encourage use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that information is being shared and discussed.
Follow procedures related to the Registrar's office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
Participate in faculty evaluations as described by the department chair and/or the Dean.
A Master's degree in Art or a Master of Fine Arts in an art discipline. Candidates must understand the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of RCC's students and employees, including individuals with disabilities, and have a sincere commitment to community engagement.
Preferred Qualifications At least three years of community college teaching experience, knowledge of pedagogy which includes curriculum design, research-based teaching strategies, experience assessing student learning, and recent experience as a practicing artist. Applicants must demonstrate computer literacy.
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Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
The salary will be determined based on the guidelines and procedures of the Massachusetts Community College System and collective bargaining agreement. The position includes a broad benefits package.
Internal Number: 104286
About Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.