Description: Visual Arts
Part Time Lecturer Pool POSITION
The Department of Art at CSU Fullerton invites applications for its Part-Time Lecturer Pool. Primary responsibilities include teaching studio or lecture classes and working with colleagues to continue to develop curricular offerings. Lecturer positions may be eligible for a benefits package depending on the credit-load taught each semester.
We welcome applications from individuals who have experience and are student-centered to teach in the following subject areas:
- Art History
- Art Education/Teaching
- Drawing & Painting
- Entertainment Art/Animation
- Game Art, Animation & Immersive Media
- Graphic and Interactive Design
- Jewelry and Metals
This is a pool of part-time lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary.
APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM. APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Earned MFA degree, or its equivalent, in the field of study or a closely related field or equivalent experience.
- Experience teaching at the college or university level.
- Demonstrated ability to interact and work effectively with an inclusive and culturally diverse range of students, including first-generation college students.
- Working knowledge of historical and contemporary art and arts practices.
- Demonstrated ability to facilitate group and individual critiques.
- Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with students.
- Demonstrated ability to be organized and use digital platforms to deliver content.
HOW TO APPLY
- Preference will be given to those with significant teaching experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.
- Preference will also be given to those with relevant performance and professional experience.
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:
- Letter of Interest or Cover Letter explaining expertise and what courses you are competent to teach and/or interested in teaching
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- 1 Required Letter of Recommendation (3 preferred)
- Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required upon appointment)
Applications will be reviewed as needed.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Jade Jewett, Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
or Laura Garcia, Department Coordinator, email@example.com APPOINTMENT DATE AND ACADEMIC CALENDAR
The need for part-time faculty is greatest in Fall and Spring semesters. The Fall term begins in the late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term runs from the middle of January through the end of May. On rare occasions part-time faculty are needed during one of the Summer Session segments. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
Regular performance evaluations of part-time lecturers are made by the department in accord with the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and University Policy Statement 210.070. These performance evaluations determine which lecturers will be retained for future and continued teaching assignments. And in some instances, syllabi, assignments and reading material will be reviewed by the departmental personnel committee. APPOINTMENT AND SALARY
All part-time faculty appointments are made as Lecturers, under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the California Faculty Association. Initial appointments are for one semester only. Typical starting salaries for part-time faculty range from $5,277 to approximately $6,297 per semester for a three-unit class.
For a description of potential benefits, go to https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/benefits/ ABOUT THE COLLEGE AND THE DEPARTMENT A Message from the Dean:
The College of the Arts is a destination of choice for students seeking the highest quality training in the visual and performing arts. We take great pride in our role as a college of regional focus with national impact: locally, the College serves as an academic and cultural resource for the community; nationally, our alumni contribute to the thriving creative economy as artists, educators, performers, and professionals.
We are leaders in arts education, marked by our continuous national accreditation in all four areas - Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. Part of this rich history of excellence is underscored by our faculty, who encourage the artistic achievement of their students in an academically rigorous environment that also celebrates their individuality.
Our Visual Arts complex is home to one of only a few large, comprehensive art programs in the Cal State system, distinguishing itself from other campuses.
At Cal State Fullerton, our motto is "Titans reach higher." In the College of the Arts, not only do we reach higher, we reach forward to shape the future of the arts in new and innovative ways. For more information about the College of the Arts, please visit: http://www.fullerton.edu/arts/
California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University's strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. CAMPUS AREA
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 41,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program. MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
This offer is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or if information was knowingly withheld or falsified.
Please note, that continued employment is contingent upon your successful completion of a background screening as required under CSU policy. Faculty rehired at CSUF after a break in service of 12 or more months who have not had a CSUF background check within the past 12 months will be subject to a new background check; rehire is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the new background check OUT-OF-STATE EMPLOYMENT POLICY
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU related work within the State of California. COVID-19
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Closing Date/Time: May 31, 2023