Part-time Faculty WD&CE Instructor Visual and Performing Arts

MD - Montgomery County
May 16, 2018
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title

Part-time Faculty WD&CE Instructor Visual and Performing Arts

Job Description Summary

The Montgomery College Community Arts Program provides non-credit classes in visual and performing arts for students age 16 and over. Community Arts is part of the non-credit Workforce Development and Continuing Education area of the college. As a part of the Community Arts team, Instructors will teach classes in visual and performing arts subjects. Visual arts subjects include drawing, painting, calligraphy, design, graphic design, photography, film & video, printmaking, crafts, sculpture, ceramics, art history, art theory, and art appreciation. Performing arts subjects include theater, technical theater, dance, and music. Most classes run once a week for five to ten weeks, with the exception of one-day workshops.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.Job Description

Montgomery College accepts applications for Part-time WD&CE Instructors on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***

  • The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment.
  • The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management's sole discretion.
  • Instructors are paid hourly based on time in the classroom. Pay rate is based on subject matter and teaching experience.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing classroom instruction in subjects in studio art, art history and theory, theater, music, dance, or film.
  • Working with the Program Manager to adjust classes or create new classes as necessary.
  • Preparing a syllabus and appropriate handouts for each class.
  • Attending one faculty meeting per semester.
  • For visual arts faculty, participating in the annual faculty exhibition.
  • For performing arts faculty, preparing students for the Community Arts performance showcase each semester.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience as a working artist, with accomplishments in your area such as exhibitions, performances, lectures, residencies, awards, and/or publications. An MFA degree can be substituted for this experience.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching students age 16 and over in studio art, graphic design, art history and theory, theater, music, dance, or film.
  • An educational background in your area, such as a degree (Bachelor's or higher) or significant coursework/workshops in related subject matter.

Application Process:

  • Apply online at
  • For consideration, you must:

    Include dates of employment in your application or attachment.

    Submit a cover letter.

    Submit a resume that includes teaching experience; other employment experience; and exhibitions, performances, lectures, residencies, awards, and/or publications as appropriate.

    Include a link to an online portfolio or other collection of examples of your work.

    Submit unofficial transcripts

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
Closing DateOpen Until Filled

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equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

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