Instructor – Studio Arts (Tenure-Track) Shoreline Community College
Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.
The Visual Arts Center is a creative, nurturing environment for students of diverse backgrounds to pursue individual pathways in studio arts and visual communication design. Faculty and programs stress a comprehensive, culturally relevant approach to fine arts and technology by teaching design and composition, materials and techniques, the exploration of personal creativity, and expression of student identity. The Studio Arts curriculum is designed with a cross-disciplinary approach to fine arts and communication design that includes Associate of Fine Arts (AFA) degrees in Studio Arts and in Photography. Traditional and evolving approaches in a broad range of design and fine arts media, as well as exploration in contemporary trends, are essential to the development and maintenance of the program.
Typical duties include the following:
Teach in two or more of the following areas of expertise: 2D or 3D Studio Arts transfer curriculum such as Drawing, Painting, Sculpture and/ or Art History (Women’s, African, Latino/Latin American, Native American/ First People’s), Gallery Management and/or Museum Studies
Assist in developing and maintaining all facets of the Studio Arts curriculum in an integrated course structure of AFA degrees (Studio Arts and Photography) within evolving Visual Arts and Film programs
Manage studios, curricular initiatives and strategic planning, portfolio assessment and coordination
Work with industry liaisons and mentors
In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will advise students, assist with assessment of current instructional methods, develop programs and curricula, and participate in Shoreline governance, department, division and campus-related professional activities. Expectations of faculty include availability for shared departmental responsibilities beyond the teaching of scheduled classes and advising hours.
Master’s in Fine Arts, Photography, Education or related Studio Arts degree
Two (2) years of experience with college-level teaching in Studio Arts or related