Part-time Fine Arts Affiliate Faculty

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Job description

Central, SC

Job type: Part Time

Department: Fine Arts Division

Southern Wesleyan University’s (SWU) College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a part-time affiliate faculty position in it’s Fine Arts Division to teach Strings.  This position is available Fall semester 2020. This is a location bound position, operating on campus at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, SC.  Affiliate faculty are employed on an as needed basis.

Primary Responsibilities

Teach applied strings to music majors and non-majors. Assist with Chamber String ensemble, teach Strings Methods class, and perform with SWU ensembles when necessary. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs.

Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Academic. Qualified candidates must have a Master’s (or higher) degree in the teaching field.
  2. Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.
  3. Technology. SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and familiar with the use of technology within the academic environment, including distance learning and learning management systems, web-based, and PC applications, including all Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  4. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a criminal background screening.

How to apply

Applicants should be prepared to provide written responses, as follows:

  • Personal Christian testimony
  • Personal ministry, church involvement or spiritual growth
  • Approach to teaching
  • Integration of faith and learning in your teaching

In addition to completion of the online application, be prepared to provide the following digital documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of reference (2 professional)

Since its founding in 1906, SWU has been guided by biblical principles and a Christian understanding of the liberal arts as it helps men and women become all God intends them to be. SWU students discover learning experiences that promote intellectual inquiry, foster spiritual growth, prepare them to serve Jesus Christ and others, and mobilize leaders who transform their world through faith, knowledge, love and hope.