The Office of Arts & Campus Events (ACE) mission is to facilitate and promote diverse programming for the Vanderbilt and Nashville Community that cultivates social engagement, cultural enrichment, artistic exploration and intellectual growth. ACE works closely with students, faculty, and staff from various academic departments and centers to coordinate programs for the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities with the goal of fostering and sustaining a culturally rich environment that provides participants with opportunities to understand and appreciate the value of art in their lives. The Office of Arts & Campus Events (ACE) includes the major arts and social programming committees on Vanderbilt's campus: the Vanderbilt Programming Board, Sarratt Art Studios, Sarratt Youth Art Institute, Vanderbilt Dance Program, and the Vanderbilt Performing Arts Council.
Vanderbilt University leadership has identified diversity, equity, inclusion, and mental health as top priorities for the institution and by extension the offices of the Dean of Students. Candidates must be able to articulate and demonstrate excellence and continued growth in knowledge, awareness, skills, and experience engaging with these priorities in a higher education environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction to meet students' needs and aspirations
Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques
Observe and evaluate pupils' work to determine student progress and make suggestions for improvement
Prepare students for exams and assessments
Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences
Ensure classrooms are stocked with adequate supplies
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
Bachelor's degree in Art or Art Education is necessary
A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching creative arts, with the ability to perform and teach lessons in a class setting is necessary
Prior experience in establishing creative environments in which art is explored, discovered, and observed both in and out of the classroom is required
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of students and staff is necessary
Experience in variety of mediums, primarily oil and watercolor, is preferred
Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.