Adjunct Faculty, Community Education/Professional Practice
Maryland Institute College of Art
August 12, 2020
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MICAOpenStudiesisoneunitoftheCollegethatopensitsdoorstothecommunityatlarge.ThroughCommunityEducationcourses,taughtbyMICAâsexcellentfaculty,adultartistscanbuildskillsanddevelopconfidenceinavarietyoffinearts/designdisciplines.Introductorycoursesprovidethefoundationforlearningtechniquesandconceptswhileadvanced courses encourage students to further explore their creativity. Design professionals can advancetheirknowledgethroughMICAâsProfessionalPracticecourseintheareasofgraphicdesignandwebdesign,advertising,andcreative entrepreneurship. Real-world issues are discussed and innovative projects are assigned to provide awell-rounded,meaningfulexperienceaimedatpreparingstudentsforchallengesthatarefacedinartanddesigncareers.
Summary of Essential Functions:
Serve in the role of classroom instructor for Community Education / Professional Practice programs
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Deliver specific content as related to the course assigned
Deliver content that is designed specifically for an adult audience
Prepare and submit a syllabus to the Academic Coordinator within stated deadlines
Exercise classroom management, interventions and support as needed
Keep record of student progress and grades in alignment with MICAâs faculty handbook
Keep accurate attendance records
Supervise students at all times during scheduled class
Perform other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of specific art or design content area and assessment and critique strategies
Skills in material and tool use specific to the course
Ability to deliver scaffolded content to a variety of learners, and adapt to individual needs
Demonstrated experience teaching or equivalent
As a maker/artist/designer /entrepreneur in the course content
Masterâs Degree in related field
Reporting to this position:none
Conditions of Employment:
Background check, finger printing
Work evenings and/or weekends as needed
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high).
Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R247
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.