Faculty - Tenure Track - Art Education
: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
The Art & Design Department at Utah Valley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Art Education to begin August 2019. We are seeking a visionary and collaborative art educator who will be responsible for: teaching undergraduate courses in art education, mentoring students, supervising student teaching, overseeing the Art Education area, and working with the School of Education on assessment. The candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, as well as to teaching diverse learners and modeling inclusive practices.
UVU, located in Orem, Utah, is a comprehensive state institution of higher education with over 37,000 students. Orem is on the western front of the Wasatch Mountains and offers access to numerous outdoor activities including snow sports, hiking, mountain biking, and hunting. The Wasatch Front metropolitan area offers rich cultural opportunities in the arts including the Sundance film festival and world-class music and dance companies. The UVU campus is served by a wonderful public transit system, including a rail line that runs along the entire Wasatch Front urban corridor. The UVU School of the Arts has strong ties with other universities and with professionals in the arts in Utah. UVU and the School of the Arts strongly support undergraduate creative activities and service learning. UVU offers great health insurance and retirement benefits to faculty members.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a MFA in studio art with extensive experience in art education practices and methods.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of art education theory and pedagogy
- Knowledge in art practices, theory, and history
- Knowledge in art education assessment
- Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques
- Skills in teaching art education and related practices
- Skills in art education theory and pedagogy
- Excellent communication skills
- Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving and decision-making
- Ability to relate well with students and colleagues.
- Ability to evaluate student work effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to apply appropriate technology in classroom teaching.
A Ph.D or Ed.D with a focus on art education by the date of hire preferred.
K-12 teaching experience.
Experience in teaching secondary methods.
Experience with art education student teaching supervision.
Experience teaching/working in linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse settings.
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment. Lifting up to 10 lbs.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.
$55,000 - $58,000 DOQ
FAC32518 Art/Visual Communications Faculty 01/31/2019
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Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.
Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.
To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/9071
Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.