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Wayne State College is seeking applications for a full time, tenure-track Art and Design Faculty member to begin August 2021. Courses to be taught may include: Printmaking 1, Printmaking 2, Advanced Printmaking, Senior Exhibition, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Digital Imaging, Studio Art for Non-Majors, and other courses in Art and Design Expertise.
Applicants must submit the following for application materials:
A. Cover Letter; B. Curriculum Vitae; C. Statement of Teaching Philosophy; D. In a single PDF File, please submit for your ‘Portfolio 1’ document: i. 20 professional works (include title, date, medium, and dimensions); ii. 20 student works (include date, medium, dimensions, and course completed for); E. Transcripts
Wayne State College has been educating students for more than 100 years. Located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln, the College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest. One of three members of the Nebraska State College System, the College distinguishes itself by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. The beautiful 128-acre campus serves over 3,900 students who have a choice of more than 130 programs of study. In fall 2020, the College welcomed the second largest freshmen class in its history, driven by new academic programs and partnerships, updated and new facilities, and a continuing focus on supporting students with generous scholarships in their academic and co-curricular experiences. Wayne State has been the recipient of a number of awards, honors, and distinctions due to its commitment to service, student success, and providing an exceptional education at an affordable cost. The entire community is focused on making Wayne State a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures, and there is a collective sense of excitement about the future of the College.
Nature of Work:
Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College.
Courses to be taught may include: Printmaking 1, Printmaking 2, Advanced Printmaking, Senior Exhibition, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Digital Imaging, Studio Art for Non-Majors, and other courses in Art and Design expertise.
Examples of Work Performed:
1. Contribute to students’ academic growth and development, which includes all of the following.
A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
B. Advising students, which includes but is not limited to the following:
2. Professional achievement and continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity will vary according to the field, examples of which may include the following:
A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment
B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops, or performances
C. Produce scholarly materials such as original or applied research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art
D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member
E. Seek external funding through approved grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned
F. Provide evidence of achievement within and significance of contributions to field
G. Provide evidence of quality and originality of thought or work and breadth and depth of perspective
H. Be willing and able to continue individual development and professional productivity as a member of the faculty
3. Professional services rendered outside the academic discipline in ways other than teaching that contribute to the work of the College vary from individual to individual. Service to the college and community, and profession related to the professional assignment includes the following:
A. Participate in campus and community presentations
B. Serve on discipline, department, school, and campus-wide committees and initiatives
C. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned
D. Periodically evaluate and develop new courses, where necessary, consistent with the role and mission of the institution, school, and department
E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned, and participate in student-based activities
F. Provide leadership in professional organizations and/or good citizenship in the community at large
G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community, and profession
Secondary Duties: Other duties as assigned by Dean
Education: Master’s Degree is required; earned Terminal Degree preferred
Earned Terminal Degree is required for promotion and tenure
Experience:—Experience in teaching and in research/scholarship within the field of traditional and contemporary printmaking practices—Knowledge of safely running and maintaining a printmaking studio
Criminal Background Check
To be determined based on qualifications