Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature.
Duties of Position: Teach weekly classes to non-credit students enrolled in continuing education classes.
Collaborate with other instructors.
Organize and maintain consistent teaching schedule.
Prepare lesson plans.
Complete student assessments.
Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the division.
Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.
Attend department and faculty meetings.
Attend other meetings when requested.
Supervision: Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Community Music and Arts Center.
Equipment and Tools Used: Utilizes standard office equipment in order to perform the duties of the job.
Educational Requirements: Formal training and degree's in your discipline is required with a Bachelor degree. Master's degree preferred.
Experience Requirements: 1-3 years successful prior teaching experience in a college or school setting required.
Experience and passion for working with people including young children, adults, seniors and community organizations.
Office experience and experience in working with the public is required.
High level of proficiency in one or more of the following different art mediums - sculpture, painting, printmaking, mosaics, silkscreen, pastel, ceramics, drawing, design, graphic art, art history, printmaking, architecture, mixed media, animation, watercolor, and art education.
Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and demonstrate techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.
Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long development of individual students.
Positive attitude, excellent communication skills, openness to new ideas, self- starter attitude and willingness to work with professionals in other disciplines.
High standards for quality, good judgment.
Ability to teach more than one discipline is a plus.
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire.
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Internal Number: 493260
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.