Art and Design Instructors (part-time) at Academy of Art University

8 months ago Design & Art Intern, Middle, Senior, Junior, Lead Part-Time 17-43 $/Hour

Academy of Art University is seeking to hire online, remote part-time Instructors to teach undergraduate and graduate asynchronous art and design classes for the Fall 2023 semester.


  • A positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset to successfully troubleshoot a variety of technical matters.
  • Strong time management and organizational skill sets that enable you to support a number of individuals effectively and quickly.
  • A passion for art and design and at least two years of professional experience working within a related field. Professional work experience must relate directly to the skills taught in the class.
  • Knowledge of PCs and Macs is highly preferred. Respective software program and / or tool shop knowledge is necessary.
  • BFA or MFA as well as prior teaching experience is preferred. A master’s degree is required for teaching graduate level courses.


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Academy of Art University is seeking to hire online, remote part-time Instructors to teach undergraduate and graduate asynchronous art and design classes for the Fall 2023 semester. Share your talent and knowledge with our students as they explore their creativity, define their vision and reach their true potential as artists. This fully remote role offers a rewarding opportunity to work with aspiring artists as well as our esteemed faculty.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for each class by reviewing existing online course content
  • Follow the existing syllabus and course outline
  • Communicate with students via our online learning system
  • Check-in and post to the class six days a week. Post check-in schedule in the first module
  • Respond to questions within 24 hours. Be responsive to student needs and concerns
  • Evaluate and grade student work
  • Provide assignment feedback within 3 business days of the close of the module period
  • Participate in class discussions as indicated in the course outline
  • Complete and submit all progress grades as well as mid-term and final grades.
  • Email students who are absent from class. Communicate concerns to other University departments as needed.
  • Perform additional instructor duties in addition to the class load schedule, as assigned by the Department Director. These additional duties may include, but not be limited to, workshops, directed study sessions, portfolio reviews, and other instructional work.
  • Participate in University training for teaching in Brightspace and work with a training coach during the first semester

What You Will Need to Bring to the Team:

  • A positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset to successfully troubleshoot a variety of technical matters.
  • Strong time management and organizational skill sets that enable you to support a number of individuals effectively and quickly.
  • A passion for art and design and at least two years of professional experience working within a related field. Professional work experience must relate directly to the skills taught in the class.
  • Knowledge of PCs and Macs is highly preferred. Respective software program and / or tool shop knowledge is necessary.
  • BFA or MFA as well as prior teaching experience is preferred. A master’s degree is required for teaching graduate level courses.

Compensation: Starting at $43.00 per hour for teaching and $17.00 per hour for all other non-teaching work. Starting pay rate is based on the academic discipline.

Academy of Art University is based solely in San Francisco, California. This job opportunity may be available for remote work from a predesignated location within the contiguous United States.

Benefits:

Academy of Art University offers part-time employees 401k options, paid sick leave and access to a commuter benefit program. We also have a swimming pool with multiple lanes, two fitness centers and many recreational programs that you are welcome to benefit from throughout the year.

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