Position Opening for:
ART EDUCATION DIRECTOR
Memphis College of Art is an independent college of art and design located in Tennessee. The college is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Education to teach and administer the Graduate Art Education Programs beginning July 2013. This will be a one-year appointment with possibility for renewal. This position offers the unique opportunity to manage art education programs outside of a traditional university setting and requires the candidate to work closely with students, local school systems, the state department, and community art partners in a diverse urban setting.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach two graduate courses per semester including the graduate thesis course. Other courses could include methods, technology or survey courses specific to art education. Additional responsibilities include participation in student recruitment and advising, program development, working with school and community partners, and participation in college committees. Candidates will also be responsible for coordinating program, state, and federal evaluations and reports.
Candidates are also expected to maintain active membership and participate in professional organizations.
Candidates must have a Doctorate in Art Education or related education field with experience in art (ABD considered with evidence of completion by time of hire). All candidates are required to have at least 3 years of K-12 teaching experience with a preference to those who have experience teaching art across a variety of grade levels. College level teaching experience and/or administrative experience (college or k-12) is preferred. Candidates should understand traditional and alternative licensing procedures.
Candidates should have proven leadership and organizational skills. Have previous experience with program and candidate evaluation and knowledge of Tennessee Teacher Preparation requirements. Candidates must be committed to the highest ethical standards of the profession.
To apply submit the following items via email:
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- List of 3 Professional References with Contact Information
- Degree Transcripts
- Supplemental Materials (Optional)
- Records of Evaluations
- Teaching or Artist Portfolio
Review of materials will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
All applications materials should be submitted electronically to:
Memphis College of Art
1930 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
Position Opening for:
Immediate opening for maintenance position at private liberal arts college, experience in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, general maintenance a must. Dependable transportation as well as a proven, reliable work record, self-starter and the ability to take direction is required.
EEO/AA. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, three references and salary requirements with a subject of Maintenance Search to email@example.com. Applicants will only be accepted via this method. No phone calls please.
Position Opening for:
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE
Memphis College of Art seeks a student affairs professional to lead its programs. Responsibilities include: Student activities and events, personal counseling, and supervision of the student residences. Qualified candidates should have: three to five years’ student affairs experience, college degree and excellent communication skills. A model candidate possesses excellent writing and verbal communication skills, has a collaborative style and is a self-starter.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume and salary requirements with a subject of Director of Student Life Search to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants will only be accepted via this method. No phone calls please.
Position Opening for:
CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER
Memphis College of Art seeks experienced, professional campus safety officers.
Qualified candidates should have a proven background in security and be comfortable in a college environment. Law enforcement background is a plus. Must be detail oriented, knowledgeable in general first aid, have a TN state license, and valid driver’s license. Candidate must possess high ethical standards with an established reputation for being open, honest and fair; respects and encourages diversity, works well with others, and sets an example through actions and words.
Apply in person at Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Avenue, or send resume and references with a subject of Campus Safety Officer Search to email@example.com.
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS NEEDED FOR ART EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
Requirements: Terminal degree (EdD, or PhD) in either education or art education with a strong background in K-12 art instruction to meet SACSCOC, NCATE and Tennessee State Board of Examiner’s requirements. Candidates must be effective in communication; have strong organizational and writing skills, be willing to work in the evening and possibly in the summer months; and be open to evaluation and critique.
Please send your resume or CV with a subject of Adjunct ArtEd Instructor Search to firstname.lastname@example.org in PDF format. Positions may be open as early as the spring semester. Pay is based on MCA pay standard for adjuncts.
Memphis College of Art, an independent professional art college, is accredited by both the National Association of Schools of Art & Design and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The school is located within a picturesque 342 acre wooded park in Midtown Memphis and is adjacent to the Brooks Museum of Art and the Memphis Zoo.
MCA offers BFA degree programs in Digital Media, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. Graduate studies include an MFA program in traditional studio practice or an individually tailored interdisciplinary emphasis and education program leading to either an MAT or MAArtEd.
New faculty will join a distinguished body of artists, designers, scholars, and educators who are committed to mentoring the next generation of artists who will be shaping the course of artmaking in the 21st century.
Memphis College of Art is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap/disability, or any other unlawful factors in employment practices.