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Design and Drawing Instructor (2020)
MiraCosta College

Date Posted Jan. 15, 2020
Title Design and Drawing Instructor (2020)
University MiraCosta College
Oceanside , CA, United States
Application Deadline 2/25/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Fine Arts - Visual Arts
    Fine Arts - Other

Design and Drawing Instructor (2020)

MiraCosta College

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Type of Assignment: Full-Time Faculty

Position Available: MiraCosta Colleges Art Department invites applications for one equity-minded, full-time (10 months per year), tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2020. Principle responsibilities include teaching curriculum in two-dimensional art, with an emphasis in design, color, and drawing. In addition to teaching core design, color and drawing curriculum, teaching assignments may extend to related two-dimensional art-making curriculum and practice within the selected candidates area of expertise which may include: painting, printmaking, digital art, art education, and/or career and portfolio preparation in visual arts. Responsibilities of the position include an equitable participation in the administrative duties related to the necessary operation of the art department, school, and college. These responsibilities will include participation in departmental meetings, service on district and college level committees, and community engagement and outreach. Integral to the position is the ability of the selected candidate to share leadership roles with other full-time faculty in the development and maintenance of art curriculum and to use culturally-responsive pedagogical techniques. The Art Department seeks a creative and dynamic colleague who will add their own dimension and experience to a collaborative team; who is dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse learners while balancing non-instructional duties and evolving institutional priorities; who is an enthusiastic instructor with a background in traditional and contemporary art; and who is a professional, practicing artist.

Compensation: Initial salary placement is based on education and experience and ranges from $75,755 (class I, step 1) to $126,821 (class VI-doctorate, step 10) on the 2020-2021 Annual Salary Schedule. To view the Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule, please go to


MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages. Faculty members are also covered under the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. Masters in Fine Arts*, Art, or Art History;

(*NOTE: Masters in fine arts as used here refers to any masters degree in the subject matter of fine arts, which is defined to include visual studio arts such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, textiles, and metal and jewelry art; and also art education and art therapy. It does not refer to the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree when that degree is based on specialization in performing arts or dance, film, video, photography, creative writing or other nonplastic arts. Individuals with a masters degree in any of those specializations must request equivalency.)

2. Bachelors in Fine Arts, Art, or Art History AND Masters in Humanities; OR

3. the equivalent. Applicants who do not possess the EXACT degree major(s) required to meet the minimum qualifications must attach an equivalency narrative and supporting documentation at the time of application. Instructions can be found at
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4. a fully satisfied, lifetime California Community College credential authorizing instruction/service in the appropriate subject matter; AND

5. demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Job Close Date: 2/25/2020

Open Until Filled:

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment that affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The colleges commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at>

The college was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in 2013. This designation reflects the great responsibility that MiraCosta has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a campus that exhibits its dedication to all students and faculty through offering robust, culturally-responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center.

Human Resources Contact Information: or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College

MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at


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