The Art & Design Department seeks a highly motivated designer and artist with a commitment to foundation-level teaching in visual art & design, a strong knowledge of curriculum development and assessment, and an understanding of portfolio standards for students transferring to BFA programs. The successful candidate will teach foundation courses in 3D design and sculpture, with the possibility of additional foundation-level courses in the applicant's areas of expertise, while actively participating in the development of an interdisciplinary art & design curriculum. Competency should include traditional and digital 3D art and design technologies as well as experience managing and maintaining workshop equipment and materials. Experience in training students, student assistants, and instructors on the proper and safe use of workshop equipment and materials is strongly desired. In addition to teaching a full-time load of 15 contact hours, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and assessment, oversee studio classrooms, and contribute to departmental and campus activities that support the college mission.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $64,841 plus excellent benefits.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Applicants interested MUST apply online by submitting a resume, cover letter and contact information for three (3) professional references. Candidates should also include:
A link to a personal portfolio of 10 - 20 works
A PDF or link to a portfolio of 10-20 examples of student work
A teaching philosophy
A list of courses taught
One sample course syllabus and any related teaching materials
Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2019. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in visual art or design and a minimum of one year college-level teaching is required. The successful candidate will show proficiency in teaching a range of 3D media, including but not limited to modeling, casting, carving, assembling, and digital prototyping; skills in digital design and fabrication, electronics, and interactive media are highly valued. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of college-level teaching, preferably at the community college level, is strongly preferred. Preferred candidates will also demonstrate experience in overseeing & maintaining a 3D/sculpture studio with a wide range of tools and machines.
About Westchester Community College
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. There are approximately 12,000 full- and part-time college credit students. Continuing education students bring the total number served by the college each semester to more than 24,000.