Art 2D Instructor Part-time Temporary Pool

College Of Marin Novato, CA

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

NEXT SCREENING DATE: February 2, 2018

To Apply:

NOTE: College of Marin does not offer online-only teaching assignments; all faculty members must be available to teach in the classroom, in person.

Foreign Degree Holders: Please see the Required Application Documents section below for important information regarding the evaluation of your foreign degrees.


College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.

Note: All application materials must be received by the Next Screening Date in order to be considered during the upcoming screening. Applications received after this date will remain on file until the hiring department holds its next screening OR for up to one year from the date of application, whichever occurs first. If your application becomes inactive after one year, you may re-apply to the pool at that time. Screenings and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the hiring department necessitates. Once a screening has occurred, applicants will be notified of their status.

Essential Functions:Instructors appointed to the part-time temporary pool may be used to cover part-time, temporary and/or substitute openings in the department. Assignments can vary in duration and are not guaranteed. Duties may include assignment in any 2D Art course, including, but not limited to drawing, painting, and printmaking. Also included are:

* Providing effective classroom or laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter

* Preparing and grading all class assignments and examinations

* Advising, assisting and evaluating students, evaluating learning outcomes and maintaining regular office hours

* Participating in program activities including curriculum and program planning, development, evaluation, and decision making as well as the development of new teaching-learning methods and materials

* Contributing to development of program policies and procedures

* Participation in departmental and college professional activities and/or committees is welcomed, but not required

* Maintaining accurate and timely student records as required

* Maintaining currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility

* Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics

* Communicating with excellent written and oral skills in English

Requirements & Desirables:


1.) A Master's degree in Fine Arts, Art, or Art History; OR

2.) A Bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a Master's degree in Humanities; OR

3.) The equivalent; AND

4.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.

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 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES (Desirable Attributes & Skills)

* Competencies related to: curriculum & course development; teaching & learning theory; information resources & evaluating student outcomes; and, assisting student to develop critical thinking skills

* Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing with a diverse campus community

* Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter

* Strong organizational skills

* Ability to work effectively and professionally with colleagues and members of the campus community

* Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin

* Understanding of contemporary equity and diversity concepts and issues in a community college setting

* Familiarity with, willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods including computer based learning

* Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self learners

* Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology

* Evidence of excellent written and oral skills in English


Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:

* In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

* Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.

* California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.

* Certificated candidates who have not previously been employed in an academic position in California will be required to provide a medical certificate from a licensed physician showing that the candidate is free from any communicable disease unfitting the candidate to instruct or associate with students. The medical exam shall have been conducted not more than six months before submission of the certificate and shall be at the expense of the candidate. (Ed. Code Section 87408.6)

* DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.

* Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.


The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.

A.) Cover letter (cover letter)

B.) Resume or C.V. (resume)

C.) Complete copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree (bachelor's transcript)

D.) Complete copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree (master's transcript)

E.) Samples of your artwork: In Question #3 of the Agency Questions section of the application, please enter the web site address or a link to where your samples may be viewed (e.g., Google Photos, Flickr, etc.). Attaching samples to your application may cause your attachments to exceed the system's maximum file size - please provide a link or URL instead.

(If you hold additional degrees beyond the Bachelor's and Master's level, please attach a copy of your transcript conferring these degrees as well. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, as long as they confer the degree and show the coursework taken and grades achieved. An official transcript would be required upon hire.)

FOREIGN DEGREE HOLDERS: All foreign degree credentials must be evaluated by a third party to determine the equivalent U.S. degree and major, and the Foreign Credential Evaluation must be attached to your application before your application will be considered. Not attaching your Foreign Credential Evaluation will render your application incomplete. Evaluations should include a course-by-course evaluation and provide the name of the institution attended, a description of your credentials, the major field of study, and the U.S. equivalent for each credential. For a list of evaluating agencies, visit the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Note: Even if you obtained your graduate degree(s) in the U.S., you must attach a Foreign Credential Evaluation for your undergraduate degree if it was obtained outside the U.S.

Supplemental & Salary Information:SALARY INFORMATION

FLSA Status: Exempt

Please refer to the Faculty (UPM/AFT) Salary Schedule on our Human Resources site for detailed information.

Salaries for Part-time Temporary Pool members are based on the number of units taught and are paid at 95% of the Full-time Faculty Salary Schedule. New part-time instructors will be placed between Step 1, Column 1, and Step 7, Column 5 of the salary schedule, depending on verified background and experience.

Temporary part-time credit instructor payment formula:

Annual salary x # of units divided by 30 units x 95% = semester payment; divided by five (5) = monthly salary.


UPM – Part-time Faculty:

Employees in this position classification are considered Temporary Credit Unit Members and are represented by the United Professors of Marin (UPM/AFT 1610). Part-time faculty members are required to comply fully with the United Professors of Marin Collective Bargaining Agreement, including payment of union dues or charitable contributions. General information regarding rights and responsibilities under the Agreement can be found in the Collective Bargaining Agreements section of our Human Resources site. Part-time UPM employees are also members of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).