Job Opening – Art History – Instructor (07/2012)

2012 July 28

Southern Maine Community College
South Portland, Maine

RESPONSIBILITIES: SMCC is seeking a full-time faculty with a background in art history to teach Survey of Art History I & II, History of 20th Century Art, World Art, and/or other courses to students in the Fine Arts program, as well as non-majors. Duties include teach 15 credit hours or the equivalent each semester; develop, modify, and assess the effectiveness of curricula; continuous improvement in teaching methodology and student centered learning; advise and maintain scheduled availability to students; participate with other faculty in developing and managing online and face to face courses, curricula and academic policy; participate in department/college activities; committee work, and college service, particularly activities that will enhance the academic life of the college, and other professional duties related to the position; and contribute to the success of the college.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Two years college teaching experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Curatorial and exhibition experience
  • Three years community college teaching experience

PROJECTED START DATE:  August 20th, 2012

BENEFITS: 100% employer paid health, dental and life insurance for employees (spouse/dependent coverage also available), vision insurance, choice between Maine Public Employees Retirement or TIAA CREF in lieu of social security, sick/personal time allowances, generous professional development, and free tuition within the Maine Community College System.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to dreny@smccme.edu or mail to:

Southern Maine Community College
2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME  04106

Attn:  Denise Reny, HR & Benefits Manager

SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution.

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