$728 per Instructional Unit
Up to 10 IU's/Quarter
Yakima Valley College seeks innovative adjunct Arts/Humanities Instructors committed to community college students and their success. This position is part-time, non-tenure track.
Reporting to the Dean – Arts and Sciences, the adjunct Arts/Humanities Instructor will be accomplished and active in their discipline, committed to participating in a multicultural, interdisciplinary learning environment, and skilled in the technology of learning and research.
- Master of Arts degree (MA) or equivalent degree in art, humanities or related field
- Minimum of one year teaching experience in studio and/or lecture classes at secondary, college or university level (assistantships included)
- Experience in one or more of the following areas: painting, drawing, digital photography, 2D design, pottery or ceramic sculpture, jewelry metals, art appreciation, art history, humanities
- Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in studio art or PhD in Humanities
- One year teaching experience in painting, drawing, digital photography, 2D design, pottery or ceramic sculpture, jewelry metals, art appreciation, art history, and/or humanities
- Established exhibition record and commitment to studio work
- Experience using a variety of classroom teaching and assessment methods
- Experience in developing studio and lecture courses
- Experience with online, distance or hybrid teaching modes
- Commitment to participating in an ethnically and culturally diverse college community
- Provide instruction in a variety of art courses including; Art History, Humanities, Painting, Drawing and Design
- Provide classroom support for students with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels
Those candidates invited to interview may be required to complete a skills test.
Candidates may be subject to a Criminal History Background Check as a condition for consideration of employment.
Per the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act, Yakima Valley Community College hires only U. S. Citizens and Aliens authorized to work in the United States. As a condition of employment, new employees must provide acceptable proof of identity and employment eligibility.
Yakima Valley Community College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, genetic information, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment. All inquiries regarding compliance should be directed to the Director of Human Resource Services, YVCC, South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98902; or call 509.574.4670.
Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible.
Yakima Valley Community College offers a selection of health and retirement plans allowing you to take advantage of the plans that work for you. We also offer paid leave, development and career opportunities, and other compensation benefits. Benefit packages are a key component of our Total Compensation Model.
Yakima Valley Community College offers medical (including vision), and dental. There are several medical plans with affordable monthly premiums that offer coverage throughout the state. Employees are also covered by basic life and long term disability insurance, with the option to purchase additional coverage amounts. To view premium rates, coverage choice in your area and how to enroll, please visit the Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) website.
Retirement and Deferred Compensation
State Employees can elect to participate in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Plan 3 for faculty. For additional information, check out the Department of Retirement Systems' web site. Employees can elect to participate in the Washington State Board Retirement Plan instead, check out the plan vendor at www.tiaa-cref.org for more information.
Employees also have the ability to participate in the Deferred Compensation Program (DCP), a supplemental retirement savings program that allows you control over the amount of pre-tax salary dollars you defer as well as the flexibility to choose between multiple investment options.
Please refer to the Washington State Board for more detailed information.