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Part-Time Art Lecturer

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Part Time

Program:  Art   
Rank: Art- Lecturer Pool
Title:   Part -Time Art Lecturer 

About the University: 

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) opened in 2002 as the newest campus in the California State University system. Since that time, the University has grown and developed into one of the premier public universities, not only in the California State University system, but also in the nation. Indeed, U.S. News & World Report listed CSUCI as 12th among “Top Public Universities in the West” in the current edition of Best Colleges Rankings. In 2020, CollegeNET also ranked CSUCI 20th out of over 1,449 schools in its “Social Mobility Index,” and Money Magazine rated CSUCI as the 15th “Most Transformative College” in the nation.

CSUCI is a public comprehensive university that engages students in critical inquiry and is dedicated to educating leaders for a global society. The University is located in Ventura County and is home to more than 5,470 undergraduate and 170graduate students. Approximately 55% of CSUCI’s students are Pell Grant eligible, and approximately 62% are first-generation college students. CSUCI is also proud to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), with 55% of its undergraduate students self-identifying as Latinx, 25% as White, 6% as Asian/Asian American, 4% as multiracial, and 2% as Black/African American. In 2019, CSUCI was awarded Excelencia in Education’s inaugural “Seal of Excelencia” for its facilitation of Latinx student success. Also, in 2022, CI became the first college to earn the Seal of Excelencia recertification.

CSUCI is committed to diversifying its faculty in order to address students’ ever-changing needs in the 21st century. The University is also taking steps to confront racism and to advocate for social justice. To this end, CSUCI encourages applicants to apply who are motivated to serve and contribute to the university’s tenure-track body, which self-identifies as 62% White, 21% Latinx, 9% Asian/Asian American, and 2% Black/African American.

Diversity Statement:  

CSUCI is committed to recruiting individuals who are dedicated to furthering inclusive excellence in our campus community. We seek to enhance our diverse University population by welcoming people from all backgrounds, and by working to sustain an environment where colleagues can not only work and learn, but also create and thrive.

CSUCI Mission Statement:

Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.

CSUCI’s Commitment to You:

CSUCI is committed to helping newly hired faculty develop a sense of belonging in a collaborative and supportive community dedicated to providing resources and opportunities for establishing and sustaining a research agenda and engaging in continuous improvement in equitable teaching and learning.

About the Program: 

This pool will be used to fill part-time lecturer vacancies in the Art Department throughout the AY 22-23 academic year.  Successful candidates will be able to teach all levels of undergraduate art courses in a specific subject, either individually or stacked. Courses may cover any level from beginning, intermediate, to advanced technical and conceptual instruction, including both traditional and contemporary perspectives.  Courses may also cover the history of their medium and contemporary applications of the medium. The ideal candidate will have an MFA in Studio Art with at least two years’ experience teaching studio art at the college/university level.

About the Position: 

This is a part-time faculty pool for available assignments during the academic year. Applications are considered throughout the year and reviewed based on department need. Your application status will be updated throughout the review process. If your application is still in progress, your application has not been reviewed by the hiring department. Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone for an interview.

Minimum Degree Requirements:

MFA in Studio Art or commensurate professional and/or teaching experience 

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience teaching studio art in higher Ed
  • Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the area of higher education teaching experience in a specific field of studio art
  • Demonstrated experience in a specific art field(s) or in related professional field(s)
  • Experience with their medium as an art form with an understanding of both traditional and contemporary practices 
  • Mastery of foundational concepts and applications as appropriate to their medium
  • Recognized participation in their respective professional field
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information 
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills   
  • Applicants should demonstrate the commitment to effectively work with and engage a diverse student population and evidence of how they would successfully mentor minoritized students with special focus on Latinx, Black/African American, American Indian, and Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two + years teaching art in higher education
  • Recognized extensive participation in their respective professional field
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information 
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills 
Responsibilities:
  • Teach one or more face-to-face or online art courses in a specific field
  • Use subject-matter expertise to impart knowledge to students 
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in field of practice 
  • Design syllabus and curriculum as assigned 
  • Communicate expectations to students 
  • Prepare and deliver course materials 
  • Evaluate student learning and assign grades 
  • Design interactive and motivational activities to fully engage participants and to reinforce student learning 
  • Update course materials periodically, and regularly monitor course evaluations in order to make adjustments and improvements to the curriculum 
  • Respond to student needs and questions 
  • Create a high-performance environment in which students of diverse backgrounds are motivated to succeed 
  • Apply technology and leverage resources appropriately to enhance the curriculum (e.g. use Canvas or make arrangements for guest
    speakers) 
  • Handle mechanics of position according to deadlines (understand how to use the computer, texts, A/V, grade submission, etc. 

Application Deadline: 

Screening of applications start on January 3, 2023. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants must submit the following materials: 

  • A cover letter introducing themselves, explaining which courses/subject matters they are qualified to teach, and an explanation of their qualifications to do so
  • A current CV 
  • Links to a personal online portfolio of creative work 
  • Links to 10-15 examples of student creative work
  • The names, titles, contact emails, and phone numbers of three professional references
  • A statement describing your experience mentoring and/or working with minoritized students with a special focus on Latinx, Black/African American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander and American Indian students, and
  • A teaching philosophy describing how you plan to engage and interact with students, with a special focus on Latinx, Black/African American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander, and American Indian students.

In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Submit all required materials to the CSUCI Careers application web address below:
http://jobs.csuci.edu

Compensation:

California State University Lecturer Salary (Academic Year) Schedules can be found at

Placement into a range is based on qualifications and experience. Initial assignments are typically at the bottom third of the salary range. The full-time (15 units per semester) monthly base salaries indicated in the schedules above are prorated to the number of units worked and are paid in six monthly payments for each full semester.

The University offers excellent fringe benefits.

General Information: 

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

The person holding this position may be 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 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096.

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Faculty Affairs at academicpersonnel@csuci.edu.  

 

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