Art Assistant Professor


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$59,616 - $89,724 per year
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Los Medanos College


Art Assistant Professor

Job Number: F00540

Salary: $59,616 - $89,724 per year

Deadline: 01/20/2019


Complete job description and application available online at:


Description of Position    

Los Medanos College seeks to fill a full-time, tenure track faculty position to lead the 2D media component of our art department, both at our new Brentwood campus and main Pittsburg campus. The successful applicant will be well-qualified to teach a variety of 2D media as well as art appreciation and art history courses.


1) Initial review of applications will occur between January 28-February 8, 2019.

2) Selected applicants will be invited to a campus interview, at their own expense, between February 25th-March 8, 2019. 

3) Final interviews will be held March 11-22, 2019.


Duties and Responsibilities    

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;

2. Participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;

3. Collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;

4. Engaging in department program improvement initiatives;

5. Participating in department, division, and college committees;

6. Participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;

7. Maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;

8. Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;

9. Informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;

10. Preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;

11. Maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;

12. Posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;

13. Participating in College’s shared governance processes.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience    

Master’s in fine arts, art, or art history


Bachelor’s in any of the above AND

Master’s in humanities


California Community College Credential authorizing instruction in Art

OR the equivalent. (If your degree does not exactly match the listed degrees, you must fill out an equivalency form and upload in the attachment section of the job application.)


(NOTE: ‘’Master’s in fine arts” as used here refers to any master’s degree in the subject matter of fine arts, which is defined to include visual studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and metal and jewelry art; and also art education and art therapy. It does not refer to the “Master of Fine Arts” (MFA) degree when that degree is based on specialization in performing arts or dance,film, video, photography, creative writing or other non plastic arts.)


Desirable Qualifications    

1.    Experience teaching foundation-level courses in 2D media.

2.    Experience teaching courses in art appreciation and/or art history.

3.    Demonstrated success in mentoring, teaching, and developing educational programming/curriculum with and for diverse student populations.

4.    Interest in, and ability to, collaborate within an educational environment and the greater educational community as a leader, mentor or coordinator. 

5.    A portfolio that demonstrates expertise in a variety of 2D media.


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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