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Instructor in Fine Art

Clovis Community College
Job Location:
Clovis, New Mexico

Job Summary

The instructor is a faculty member providing instruction leading to an Associate Degree.


(Summer classes are paid on a per credit hour basis and not part of the 9-month contract.)

Essential Functions

  • Teach 15 credit hours each fall and spring semester, including day and evening courses.
  • Instruct lower division courses in the approved discipline, such as art appreciation, art history, drawing, painting, design, photography, pottery, sculpture, etc.
  • Oversee instruction of courses in desktop publishing, computer graphics, computer animation, multimedia, web applications, digital production, and imaging.
  • Present well-prepared, organized, and clear lectures and activities to facilitate student mastery of the student learning outcomes identified for the assigned courses consistent with a complete course syllabus.
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment in the modalities of the courses assigned, whether face-to-face, hybrid, online, or within the context of dual credit instruction.
  • Develop and update curriculum, textbook, equipment selection and instructional materials in collaboration with other members of the department.
  • Use technology including, but not limited to, Canvas, Starfish, e-mail, MS Office, and the Internet for classroom and laboratory instruction to provide students with timely and accurate information and feedback on academic progress relative to course work such as quizzes, tests, homework, and projects.
  • Continually promote and assess development and effective use of essential skills in areas such as communication, critical thinking, information and digital literacy, quantitative reasoning, and personal & social responsibility.
  • Consult with students during scheduled office hours.
  • Supervise and coordinate use of the photography, painting/drawing, and sculpting/ceramics labs.
  • Be an active and presiding member of the Art Committee (which includes being part of the selection process of Art in Public Places, keeping an active inventory of the college art, helping with selection and location of pieces throughout the college, and coordinating art shows and museum displays).
  • Preside over and maintain required documentation regarding Graphic and Media Art Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Inventory the Graphic Art, Pottery & Photography labs and purchase needed supplies and software.
  • Advise the division chair regarding the hiring of part-time art instructors.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of all college policies and procedures.
  • Fulfill all functions of a faculty member, including those related to teaching, faculty service, in-services, assessment of student academic achievement, professional development, and participation in orientations, committees, and councils.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Hire and train student employees in the art department.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in Fine Arts, Studio Arts or related field or master's degree in another discipline with 18 hours of graduate work in the teaching discipline.
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in Art Appreciation/Art History, Drawing, Painting, and Studio Arts.
  • Able to teach Fine Art classes using various instructional delivery methods at varying times and days.
  • Strong background/education in studio and non-studio arts is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.
  • Strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence is required.
  • Duties are performed in the context of a comprehensive community college; understanding of the community college mission and philosophy will be critical to success.

Physical Demands

Requires frequent and continuous sitting/moving about, continuous use of fine motor skills, and pushing and pulling of up to 20 lbs.

Salary Grade: F9

Salary: $43,156.00 - 45,804.00

Posting Number: P001634

Close Date: 07/03/2021

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

APPLICATIONS & REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Applications and all required supporting documentation must be submitted through CCC's online application system. Information may be obtained at the Clovis Community College website at You must submit a separate application each time you apply for a position with all required supporting documentation in order to be considered for employment. Individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 769-4033.


EEO STATEMENT: As an EEO employer, Clovis Community College will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, serious medical condition or status as a protected veteran or spousal affiliation. Clovis Community College hires only U.S. citizens and individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
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