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Instructor of Visual & Fine Arts

  • Full Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on December 15, 2021

Website John Wood Community College

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Job Description

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, bargaining unit position that reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and is located on the JWCC campus in Quincy, Illinois.  Position begins Fall semester 2022.



This position includes teaching 15 credit hours per semester, which may include day or evening classes. Classes may be taught at any JWCC location in a structured setting, online, hybrid, or in an Open Learning Center. Classes taught will be a variety of 2-D and 3-D courses and lecture art courses such as: Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, and Art Appreciation.  This position will also be expected to establish and maintain relationships with area high schools and regional fine arts community to create visibility and recognition for the program as well as to aid recruitment.


Requires a willingness to be involved in activities including professional development, committee membership, curriculum review, academic assessment, and participation in systematic planning for program evaluation.



Requires a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or Master of Arts (MA) degree in Art, Art History, Fine Arts or related field. College teaching experience as well as experience in teaching through multiple delivery methods preferred. The successful candidate must be fully credentialed per Higher Learning Commission and Illinois Community College Board standards upon date of hire.



JWCC offers a competitive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision, prescription insurance, vacation, sick days, personal days, paid holidays, tuition waivers for employee and family, and State University Retirement System.


We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.  If you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying for a job, please submit a request to

How to Apply

To receive full consideration, submit a resume with cover letter and transcripts by February 4, 2022 by visiting Position is open until filled.