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Candidates must submit both a cover letter, highlighting relevant experience and interest in this position, and a cv/resume. Only submissions with both documents will be considered.

Job Summary

The Stamps School of Art & Design Pre-College Program is looking for educators to join our staff this spring as Instructors.

Instructors play a critical role in the success of the Stamps Pre-College Program. Instructors help develop a studio intensive curriculum and instruct high school students in college-level art and design coursework. Instructors introduce participants to the rigor of studio art/design and engage with all students through demonstrations, group critique and personal guidance.

Instructors are responsible for the health and safety of all participants in the classroom and work in concert with the Pre-College Program Coordinator to cultivate a supportive and creative learning environment. Instructors administer University of Michigan policy, the rules and protocols of the Stamps Pre-College Program and observe the Pre-College Program schedule.

We are looking for Instructors to teach our two commuter programs this spring, Portfolio Intensive: Drawing for Artists and Designers and Portfolio Intensive: Sculpture & 3D. Each class surveys fundamental approaches to art making through engagement with various media, content, skills and/or techniques. 

Successful candidates will have experience teaching high school and/or college students in a comparable artistic discipline. Expertise in the course material is essential to the success of our program. Candidates should indicate their ability to instruct a specific class in a cover letter. 

Required Qualifications*

MA/MFA degree (completed or in progress), High School/College teaching experience, Strong communication and leadership skills, Engagement with contemporary art/design through personal practice

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of the Stamps School of Art & Design and University of Michigan


Work Schedule

Portfolio Intensive: Drawing for Artists & Designers

May – June / Mondays & Wednesdays / May 1 - June 14, 4PM – 6:30PM

Portfolio Intensive: Sculpture & 3D

May – June / Tuesdays & Thursdays / May 2 - June 15, 2017, 4PM – 6:30PM

Background Screening

This is a temporary position that is contingent upon completion of required criminal background screening, as specified in SPG 601.34 (Policy on Minors Involved in University-Sponsored Programs or Programs Held in University Facilities).

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.