Visual Arts Coordinator

Per the NFA Contract, Article 9, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for a Visual Arts Coordinator.

Posting Date

May 1, 2024


The coordinator is to assist the Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair, with the following support as related to the Visual Arts.

Scope of Work

This is an assignment requiring additional work days/hours outside regular contract days, including times as needed during the Summer months to fulfill duties. The assignment begins July 1, 2024, and ends June 30, 2025; approximately 105 work hours. This additional assignment is not automatically renewed annually.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. With the assistance of the other full-time faculty and utilizing the Human Resources system and process, recruit and recommend, including conducting reference checks, part-time faculty for teaching positions in all visual arts programs.
  2. With the assistance of the Chair, observe and mentor part-time faculty in teaching situations in all visual arts programs.
  3. With assistance of other full-time faculty, recommend textbooks and coordinate textbook orders and follow through to make sure all orders are successful.
  4. Along with the Department Chair, serve as liaison with UNR and other system institutions.
  5. With assistance from other full-time faculty, develop, promote and deliver programs for the community.
  6. Participate in the collection and analysis of established program and general education assessment data and produce an annual report based on these findings.
  7. Develop, revise, and review assessment guidelines and procedures as necessary.
  8. Work with faculty senate committees to ensure compliance with college policies and procedures.
  9. Design and develop new courses, programs, and curricula.
  10. Prepare documents affecting the operation of the program such as strategic plans, equipment requests, facilities planning, program reviews, budget requests, etc.
  11. Work closely with the Chair to resolve issues and problems related to part-time faculty in all visual arts programs.
  12. Develop each semester’s class schedule for assigned areas of responsibility.
  13. Under the supervision of the Department Chair and Dean, maintain the operating budgets and supervise lab accounts related to all areas of visual arts.
  14. Coordinate the tracking and support of the student progress in each of the visual arts programs.
  15. Attend regular meetings with the Dean and Department Chairs.
  16. At the end of each semester, the Visual Arts Coordinator will provide a brief written report that details the progress and activities to the department chair and dean, and will summarize that semester’s progress on each job duty.
  17. Other duties as agreed upon by Department Chair or Dean.


The ideal candidate for this position will meet the following criteria:

  • Current TMCC Visual Arts faculty.
  • One year full-time teaching experience in Visual Arts.
  • Must be familiar with the curriculum components of the Visual Arts, including assessment practices, as well as the relevant transfer agreements.


Three credits of reassigned time per semester (six credits/year total) or monetary equivalent.

Reports To

Visual and Performing Arts Chair

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information no later than 5 p.m. on May 16, 2024.

The letter should be addressed to Natalie Russell, Dean of Liberal Arts. Note: Administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The Dean of Liberal Arts will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before May 17, 2024.