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Art 3-D/ Sculpture Instructor #017132
Bellevue College

Date Posted Jan. 29, 2018
Title Art 3-D/ Sculpture Instructor #017132
University Bellevue College
Department Arts
Application Deadline Feb. 18, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2018

  • Jan. 29, 2018
  • Art 3-D/ Sculpture Instructor #017132
  • Arts
  • Bellevue College
    Bellevue, WA
    United States
  • Feb. 18, 2018
  • Sep. 1, 2018
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Associate Professor
  • Art - Sculpture
    Art Education
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This is a full-time tenure-track position in the Art Department within the Arts and Humanities Division. The position will include a full-time teaching assignment, plus advising, college governance, and professional development responsibilities. Our department is looking for individual who can show a successful records in teaching, and serving students from all different backgrounds. This position requires knowledge of a wood and metal shop, and the skills to manage both the materials and budgets to maintain operation and safety. Building curriculum while considering the needs of Art and Interior Design students is also within the purview of this position.

Applications received by 02/18/2018 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2018.

Essential Functions/Typical Duties

* Perform student-center instruction for courses in 3D Design, Sculpture, 2D Design and Drawing
* Assess student learning outcomes using a variety of assessment methods that includes the principles of equity and access
* Facilities management: oversee operation of all wood lab, metal shop and foundry facilities including purchasing equipment, tools and supplies, coordinating with Campus Operations for facilities maintenance
* Contribute to departmental governance and participate in life and culture of the department, division and college, such as college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
* Participate in program activities, such as mentoring adjunct faculty, oversee technical staff and student employees
* Provide culturally-responsible advising for students enrolled in the program, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
* Foster a positive and caring, equitable learning environment where diversity and pluralism are advanced through maintaining skills in cultural versatility
* Coordinate with Continuing Ed on use of 3D spaces
* Maintain up to date knowledge and skills in teaching methods and Art discipline


* MFA from an accredited institution in Sculpture/ 3D Design or related terminal degree
* A record of two years teaching successfully at college or university level
* Experience in wood lab management
* Experience working as a collaborative team player in a collegial department environment
* Experience in integrating diversity, pluralism, and inclusion into teaching and learning, or equivalent transferable skills to do so


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Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.

* Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
* Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
* Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
* Attach a Curriculum Vitae
* Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
* Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (minimum 300 words, maximum 325 words, 12 pt font, double-spaced). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
* Attach a digital portfolio of professional work, as well as samples of student work from your classes, containing no more than 20 pages (supported file types: doc, docx, pdf, jpeg, jpg). Ensure each image is of sufficient size and resolution for naked-eye viewing
* Attach an example of course assignment you created, along with an assessment tool
* Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)

  • Bellevue College does not discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or veteran status in educational programs and activities which it operates. Bellevue College is prohibited from discriminating in such a manner by college policy and by state and federal law. All college personnel and persons, vendors, and organizations with whom the college does business are required to comply with applicable federal and state statutes and regulations designed to promote affirmative action and equal opportunity.

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  • Human Resources
    Bellevue College
    3000 Landerholm Circle SE
    Bellevue, WA 98007
  • 4255642274


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