• Instructor/Assistant Professor of Art - Floyd Campus

    Georgia Highlands College
    Job Description

    Job Summary

    The faculty member’s primary responsibilities are preparing for and delivering instruction as well as providing academic advising and service to the college. Faculty Report to school chairs and deans as appropriate.

     

    Responsibilities

    •    The following is a general description based on common expectations of the faculty. A link to the full list of Common Expectations of the Faculty can be found here: https://sites.highlands.edu/academic- affairs/faculty-interests/common-expectations-of-faculty/expectations-of-the-teaching-faculty/
    •    Teaches a full load in the Fall and Spring terms (30 semester hours per academic year or equivalent in contact hours) as assigned (day, evening or weekend) at one or more of the Georgia Highlands College locations. Dual Enrollment and clinical classes may require additional locations. Location is subject to change as needed
    •    Adopts and implements common course objectives as required by the school and discipline
    •    Manages courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate professional records of students’ class performance, attendance and grades
    •    Announces and keeps regular office hours, dedicating 8 hours (or more) per week to assisting students
    •    Maintains involved and knowledgeable participation in academic advising of students as required by school
    •    Offers professional assistance in curriculum development, review, and instructional materials selection
    •    Participates in the extended work of the college through participation in committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and attending department meetings, full faculty meetings, in-service training, and graduation
    •    Engages in functions of evidence-based academic and program assessment, as required for accreditation, college compliance, and continuous review and improvement of student learning outcomes
    •    Demonstrates meaningful service to the community and to the profession
    •    Pursues continued professional development in academic discipline, technological applications for the classroom, and innovations and enhancement in teaching and learning
    •    Performs related duties

     

    Required Qualifications

    Masters degree in a course of study related to the occupational field and 18 credit hours in the discipline.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Background in:
    Drawing instruction
    Painting instruction
    2- and 3-Dimensional technique instruction
    Graphic Design instruction

    Proposed Salary

    $41,107 - $45,783

    Required Documents to Attach

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Knowledge of Board of Regents policies
    • Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies
    • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of course scheduling procedures
    • Knowledge of college human resource policies
    • Skill in the preparation of clear and accurate reports
    • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
    • Skill in oral and written communication
    • Ability to use D2L
    • Ability to teach courses in required discipline
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Ability to work with a diverse population