Adjunct Instructor - Art, Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS



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Posted Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Purpose of Job

Teaching Art courses in the Department of Fine Arts. 

Scope of Responsibilities

Developing, delivering, and reviewing course material and syllabi.

Creating a classroom environment where students feel comfortable participating and learning.

  • Setting up assessments based on departmental regulations and requirements.
  • Preparing students for assessments and providing helpful performance feedback.
  • Providing extra support to students who require it and scheduling consultation times where questions and concerns can be voiced.
  • Answering students' questions and providing feedback on assignments or essay drafts.
  • Assisting other faculty members with lesson plans and assessments.
  • Recommending additional readings or advice to students as required.
  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field and integrating new knowledge into lessons.
  • Teach the following courses: AR 214 Art Appreciation

Essential Job Functions

  • Answering students' questions and providing feedback on assignments or essay drafts.
  • Assisting other faculty members with lesson plans and assessments.
  • Recommending additional readings or advice to students as required.
  • Keeping up-to-date with advancements in the field and integrating new knowledge into lessons.

Qualifications

  • A Master's or terminal degree in the relevant academic field.
  • Experience as a university TA or similar.
  • Proof of attendance and participation in conferences is recommended.
  • Published papers or research articles would be a plus.
  • Superb interpersonal, observational, and communication skills.
  • Patience, understanding, and empathy.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.

Licensing and Certifications

N/AKnowledge Skills and Abilities

Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to collegiality and teamwork.

Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching at undergraduate level.Close Date

08/31/2022

Alcorn State University

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Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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