Term: 10 Months/Year
Salary: Initial placement $71,441 - $106,617
Open Date: 12/15/2022
Initial Screening Date: 03/14/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
The Art History Department offers courses in art history, visual culture, humanities, and Latin, as well as two AA degrees (Art History and Humanities). The faculty-person hired will join the department of 4 full-time, 11 part-time, and 2 affiliated faculty members from History and World Languages. The Art History Department is committed to diversity in its curriculum and faculty and embraces a variety of approaches and areas of faculty expertise. The department aims to provide the highest quality education for our students, who also bring diverse interests, gender identities, educational backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, socio-economic status, abilities, and sexual orientations to an environment that is inclusive and conducive to learning. The department works closely with other departments to assist students in reaching their academic goals. Information about the Art History Department and courses can be found at: https://www.mtsac.edu/art-history/.
Teach AHIS 4 (“History of Western Art: Prehistory through Gothic”), AHIS 4H (an Honors section), and related courses, such as AHIS 10 (“A History of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture”) and/or AHIS 14 (“Rome: The Ancient City”) and/or AHIS 15 (“Art and Culture of Pompeii”) and/or AHIS 8 (“History of Medieval Art and Architecture”).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teach courses in the disciplines for which the candidate meets Minimum Qualifications or the equivalent.
- Teach assigned courses in accordance with course outline of record.
- Instruct and support students with diverse backgrounds utilizing culturally relevant pedagogy, careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methods including for online instruction, informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions, student learning outcomes, and support a philosophy of instruction focusing on critical thinking and analysis.
- Maintain scheduled office and campus hours and participate in department/division meetings and committees.
- Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with administrative responsibilities and College, division, and department policies.
- Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.
- Effective oral and written communication with students.
- Commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
- Participate in departmental and college governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities to maintain and improve the instructional program and to provide service to the college.
- In close cooperation with other discipline faculty, participate in the design, evaluation, revision, and development of culturally relevant curriculum, courses, and/or degrees.
- Participate in curriculum development, program advisory board, learning outcome development and assessment.
- Serve on college committees as necessary to maintain and improve instructional programs.
- Participate in appropriate professional development activities and remain current on relevant industry trends as they relate to current and future curriculum development
- Teach a full load (5 sections, 3 preparations max.) each semester.
- Teach at least one course per year for the Mt. SAC Honors Program.
- Develop first/second year-level curriculum related to the faculty member’s area(s) of expertise.
A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
- Master’s in art history, history of art and architecture or visual culture/visual studies; OR
- Bachelor’s in art history and master’s in history; OR
- Master’s in art with a recorded emphasis or concentration in art history; OR
- The equivalent (please request an equivalency review in the application); OR
- California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential must be submitted with the application.);
B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.
First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the above listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at the Mt. SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:
- A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
- A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
- A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
- College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
- OPTIONAL: Up to three letters (3) of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents).
We value diversity in all aspects of the human condition. We pursue equity by reevaluating how we empower each person to achieve their success.
The District, as part of our Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body. We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition to providing all personnel with equity and diversity training.”
The District is a proud Chicanx/Latinx, and Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving Institution, serving over 30,858 students based on Fall 2021 stats.
The student population is as follows:
- by ethnicity – 58% Latinx, 9.45% White, 18.39% Asian, 3.58% Filipino, 0.22% Pacific Islander, 3.38% Black/African American, 0.16% American Indian, 2.55% two or more races and 4.28% unknown;
- by gender – 56.09% Female, 41.29% Male, 0.35% Non-Binary, 2.27% unspecified;
- and by age – 29.07% ages 19 or younger, 29.88% ages 20-24, 12.8% ages 25-29, 7.01% ages 30-34, 4.32% ages 35-39, 5.43% ages 40-49,11.48% ages 50 and older.
The current employee population is as follows:
- by ethnicity – 35% Latinx, 32% White, 16% Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% Black/African American, 1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 3% Two or More Races, 8% unknown;
- by gender – 56.06% Female, 43.13% Male, 0.81% unspecified;
- and by age – 3.94% ages 20-29, 19.46% ages 30-39, 30.21% ages 40-49, 46.39% ages 50 and older.
The District works to create an inclusive environment that provides a safe-haven for international students, veterans, re-entry students, LGBTQIA+ students, and students of various learning styles regardless of citizenship status.
We are committed to hiring Faculty that understands how cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial, and human understanding; and provides positive role models for all students.
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.