Job Opening – Adjunct Instructor for Art Appreciation (08/2012)

2012 August 16

Centenary College
Hackettstown, New Jersey

Centenary College of New Jersey is seeking to fill an Adjunct Instructor position for Art Appreciation. The Adjunct Instructor reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Communication and Fine Arts.

Centenary College, founded in 1867, is a vibrant, growing and innovative independent, applied liberal arts College with a student body of about 2,500 which includes students from 21 states and 14 foreign countries. Primarily an undergraduate institution, selected graduate, accelerated and online programs are offered, largely in professional areas (including the MBA). The College campus is located on 105 scenic acres in Northwestern New Jersey, about 50 miles from New York City and 25 miles from Pennsylvania. Hackettstown was named by Money Magazine as one of the “Best 100 Places to Live” in the United States.

Centenary College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits for employees and an innovative, individualized curriculum for students. The College offers students strong academic programs designed to focus on specific learning outcomes to ensure that each student succeeds. Centenary has a completely wireless campus where all full-time faculty & full-time undergraduate students in the traditional program have laptop computers. We have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary general studies that supports a high-quality liberal arts education and affordability in tuition and other student costs. Please visit our web site at: www.centenarycollege.edu.

We seek Adjunct Instructor to teach the following daytime course:
Art Appreciation

Responsibilities Include
1.Ability to convey ideas in the classroom with enthusiasm and creativity.
2.Classes are 4-credit courses.
3.Other duties as may be assigned by the Chair and the Office of Academic Affairs.

Required Qualifications:
1.MA or PhD in Art History preferred, or an equivalent academic degree and/or experience
2.Commitment to, and support of, a diverse community.
3.Ability to interact successfully with a broad constituency.
4.The ability to set and meet deadlines.
5.The ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
1.At least MA degree in Art History
2.Prior college teaching experience beyond the TF level.
3.Understanding the role of scholarship and service in undergraduate liberal arts and in graduate education.
4.Prior college or university teaching experience.

Procedure for Application:
Applications should include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, current resume and contact information of 3 references who can comment on the applicant’s ability to fulfill the duties of such a position. Hard copy, electronic and faxed resumes will be accepted.

Human Resources Department
Centenary College
400 Jefferson Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Fax: 908-850-8716
Email: hrdept@centenarycollege.edu

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