Assistant Professor of Art Education, Fine & Performing Arts

first_imgDATE AVAILABLE:  August 9, 2021 Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis onprofession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart ontheir careers. Students have opportunities to build their résuméswith experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, includingthe Horace MannLaboratory School, National Public Radio affiliateKXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo OutdoorEducation Recreation Area or Knacktive, astudent-driven integrated digital marketing communicationsagency. DEPARTMENT:  The Department of Fine andPerforming Arts is home to three academic disciplines – Art (150majors), Music (100 undergraduate majors, NASM accredited), andTheatre (60 majors).  The Department focuses primarily onteaching, providing a high degree of interaction between facultyand students, as well as serving as a cultural hub for the region.The Art discipline includes study in ceramics, sculpture, drawing,graphic design, digital media, painting, fibers, photography,printmaking, art history, and teaching (K-12). For more informationvisit our website at ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Teach 23-26 credit hours per academic year including allcourses in Art Education (including Principles of Art Education,Visual Art Concepts, Art Education Senior Seminar, Methods ofSecondary School Art, Methods of Elementary Art Education, Art inthe Elementary School)Coordinate all aspects of the Art Education program, includingserving as art faculty team representative to the Teacher Educationunit, observing student field work (i.e. student teaching),monitoring the progress of art education majors throughout theirprograms, and keeping the art education curriculum current withstandards for continued accreditation and state certificationTeach courses in Fibers, operate relevant technologies, andmanage class-related materials inventory related to the fibersstudio areaTeach other courses according to department needs including acollaborative art education course with the School ofEducationMaintain a sustained record of scholarship/creativeactivityAdvise students and supervise Art Education studentorganizationSupervise student employees, assist with or supervise potentialinternships, and mentor students’ creative activitiesParticipate in University service including committee work anddepartmental service and recruitment projectsOperate web-based and other relevant technologies, including inadvisement and teaching duties. APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review ofapplications will begin immediately. The position will remain openuntil filled. WORKING CONDITIONS:  The department ishighly collegial and supportive across all disciplines (art, music,and theatre). Each faculty member is provided with an up-to-datenotebook computer and an individual office. Some night and weekendhours may be required. UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of more than7,200 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residentialfour-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate andselected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well asits Northwest-KansasCity location at the Northland Innovation Center andthrough NorthwestOnline. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise student employees; Assist with or supervisepotential internships (including education practica/studentteaching) and mentor students’ creative activities; Potentialopportunities for future administrative duties also may beavailable.EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED:  Standard officeequipment, University issued laptop computer, and classrooms aretechnology-enhancedTYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Ability tocomplete essential classroom functions and the ability to lift upto 20 pounds  Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offersmore than 150 student organizations, and textbooksand a laptop are included in tuition, whichis amongthe lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,200over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employmentpositions, allowing students to build professional skills throughits internationally benchmarked student employment program.Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was namedone of the “50Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in theU.S.” REQUIREMENTS:      Education:Terminal degree in art required with at least one degree in arteducation PRIMARY DUTY:  A nine-month, tenure trackposition responsible for providing undergraduate instruction in allintroductory and upper division art education courses in theDepartment of Fine and Performing Arts, and leading all aspects ofthe K-12 art education program. INQUIRIES ABOUT THIS POSITION CAN BE MADE TO:       Dr. Joe Kreizinger      Associate Chair of Art andTheatre      Department of Fine and PerformingArts      Northwest Missouri StateUniversity      Maryville, MO 64468-6001      Email: [email protected] TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwestapplication online by clicking toreach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need tosubmit the application materials listed below in order for them tobe complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at660-562-1127 or email [email protected] formore information.APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Letter ofapplication, vita, record of academic coursework (unofficialtranscripts acceptable prior to contract), email addresses andtelephone numbers of three professional references, evidence ofteaching effectiveness if available. Perform other duties as assigned For more information about Northwest and its performance,visit COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State Universityis located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with adiverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, and 90 miles north ofKansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the city’swebsite at PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:      Certification/License/Experience:Prior or current certification and/or teaching experience in K-12education highly preferred; Experience in teaching inpost-secondary arts education preferred. Experience: Web-based orweb-enhanced instructional delivery modes      Skills: Development oftechnological applications and other innovative approaches toinstruction      Other: We seek energeticindividuals committed to the shared vision of a multi-disciplinarydepartment who will make a significant and ongoing contribution toour dynamic and progressive programs The University is a national model for student success andcareer placement. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor’sdegree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secureemployment or continue their education within six months ofgraduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, acareer website, names Northwest the best college in Missouri forgetting a job.last_img