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Adjunct Faculty in Illustration

Company: Art Center College
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Every position at ArtCenter plays an important part in carrying out the values, goals, strategic vision, and mission of the College. This includes diversity, equity, inclusion and culture.ArtCenter College of Design's department of Illustration is seeking to build its pool of adjunct faculty in the Entertainment Arts Track to teach a variety of classes, with a particular interest in animation, landscape painting, architectural matte painting, figure drawing and digital painting within a multi-disciplinary art and design context with a diverse group of undergraduate students. -This position includes part-time teaching responsibilities and occasional administrative service which may include, faculty and student mentoring and advising, scholarship and portfolio student reviews, and attending departmental and College all-hands meetings.Beginning fall term 2021, the College will require all persons who want to access the physical campus in person to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will also continue to require face coverings, physical distancing, hygiene and sanitation measures as an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.Reports to: Department ChairFLSA status: Non-exempt How to Apply

  • Please provide the following materials:
  • Letter of interest Curriculum Vitae/Ressume with a list of three professional references
  • Sample of your own professional work and/or work of students that were in classes you taught
  • Link to your online portfolio/website (if applicable)
  • Official transcripts will be required at time of employment
  • ArtCenter Employment Application -Download ArtCenter Application
    Applications will be accepted until positon is filled. Qualified applicants should send all requested materials and employment application to and reference "FP: Entertainment Arts Track" in the subject line.

    Download ArtCenter Application Job posted 6/1/22 Preferred applicants will be experienced professional creatives with a BFA in Illustration, Animation, Storyboarding or Entertainment DesignCandidates should ideally have a background in several of the following areas:
    • Strong drawing and painting skills
    • 5 years or more experience in traditional animation and/or storyboarding
    • Understanding of historical and contemporary figurative drawing
    • Understanding of architectural art history
    • Understanding of color theory
    • Experience with digital media (fluent in Maya)
    • Experienced landscape painter
    • Teaching experience preferredEssential Functions
      • Prepare course materials (syllabus, lesson plan, handouts and demonstrations)
      • Teach appropriate content in the program as needed
      • Respond to student questions and concerns
      • Provide valuable and insightful critique to student's work
      • Fairly evaluate and grade studentsMandatory Duty to ReportAll -employees who know or have reason to know of allegations or acts that violate ArtCenter's Title IX Policy prohibiting discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking shall promptly inform the Director, Title IX Compliance and Programs, or designee or the Associate Dean of Students or designee. Faculty with a mandatory duty to report are required to disclose all information including the names of the parties, even where the person has requested their name remain confidential.Pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), all employees who know of or have reason to suspect child abuse or neglect involving alleged victims under age 18 shall promptly inform local law enforcement or the county welfare department.Physical Demands and Working EnvironmentThe conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office or classroom setting with frequent interruptions and distractions; extended periods of time viewing computer monitor; interactions with other individuals. Due to the nature of the work environment, there is regular exposure to fumes, dust and noise.Physical: The position is generally sedentary. Employees sit most of the time, but may walk or stand for brief periods of time. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office or classroom setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 20 pounds); to operate modern office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.Vision: Must be able to have the visual capacity to perform activities such as preparing and reading reports, viewing a computer terminal and other normal office work with or without correction.Hearing: Must be able to communicate effectively in the course of normal office communication or exchange ideas with or without correction.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this job; they do not purport to describe all functions. Employees may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may be changed from time to time as necessary. ArtCenter College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. The College considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Human Resources Department at (626) 396-2270.

Keywords: Art Center College, Pasadena , Adjunct Faculty in Illustration, Other , Pasadena, California

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