Art Faculty
North Hennepin Community College - Brooklyn Park, MN

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North Hennepin Community College seeks innovative instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. New faculty will practice contemporary teaching strategies, including learner outcome assessments and online instruction. Classes are held on campus as well as at off-campus sites and meet during daytime hours, in the evenings, on weekends, and online. Faculty members at North Hennepin are professionally active scholars who participate in departmental and campus-wide matters to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary discourse and collaboration, and advance the college mission.

Responsibilities:

· Primary teaching responsibilities include art history and survey courses (Art History, Architectural History, Introduction to Art) and may include studio teaching.

· Expectations include continuous curriculum development, revision of instructional material, and assessment of learner outcomes. Revision and development of instructional materials, best practices in undergraduate art education as well as assessment of student learning and performance are assumed

· Collegiality is essential for ongoing development of departmental missions and objectives. The Art Department and the Fine Arts Division expect ongoing participation and collaboration in the development of their missions and objectives. Communication and collaboration with other departmental faculty and staff is essential.

· North Hennepin expects faculty to fully participate on committees involving academic, professional, and student development. Demonstrated leadership by participation in discipline, division, campus and college matters through service on committees and attendance at regular meetings, as well as continued professional development, are an expected part of this position.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
· Master’s degree with a major in fine arts or Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 16 graduate semester credits (24 graduate quarter credits) in art.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Ph.D. in Art History or 16 graduate credits in Art History

· Experience and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching first and second year undergraduate college art history courses

· Working knowledge of contemporary teaching/learning techniques for undergraduate student success in the arts

· Working knowledge of instructional techniques, technology integration, and delivery methods such as online education, podcasting, digital technology, etc.

· Credibility as an exhibiting artist is also preferred

· Demonstrated collaborative work as a member of a departmental or committee team

· Experience with learner outcomes assessment

· Ability to work with a diverse population of student learners including adult learners, students of color, students with disabilities, and international students is expected

· Flexibility to teach daytime, evening, online, weekend or off-campus sections

Application Procedure and Supplemental Information:

You must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.

One of the largest community colleges in the state, North Hennepin Community College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, comprised of 32 public institutions. We serve more than14,000 students with credit offerings and an additional 6,600 people from 260+ organizations with continuing education and customized training.

NHCC's 80-acre campus is located at the intersection of 85th Avenue North and West Broadway in Brooklyn Park - easy access from major highways including 610, 694, 94, 81, 169, and 252. The College serves a rapidly growing, richly diverse northwest corridor of the Twin Cities metro area.

Full-time, unlimited faculty work 171 days during a nine-month academic year and receive excellent benefits including health insurance (100% employer paid single premium or 90% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short-and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.

Under the collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF), new faculty to the system receive a salary placement based on education and related experience after a job offer is accepted. The maximum salary at hire is $58,000 per academic year, depending on education and experience.

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