Painting and Drawing Instructor

 
  • Des Moines
  • Art Center
  • 4700 Grand Ave
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • 515.277.4405
  • Hours | Directions

  • John & Mary Pappajohn
  • Sculpture Park
  • 13th and Grand Ave
  • Downtown
  • Des Moines, Iowa
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The Des Moines Art Center is known for its world-class collection of artwork and magnificent
architecture. The Art Center is seeking a Painting and Drawing Instructor to teach
advanced level painting and drawing classes.

Primary Responsibilities
  •  Should be well versed in all painting mediums
  •  Provide constructive criticism to help the students develop artwork technically and
     conceptually
  •  Ability to communicate ideas and teach a diverse audience

Required skills and experience
  •  Bachelor's degree in Studio Art required
  •  College teaching experience preferred

Physical Requirements
  •  Stand for 3 hours
  •  Lift 35 pounds

Other Requirements
  •  Be able to successfully pass a criminal background check
  •  Must have reliable transportation to and from work

Daytime and evening availability

Starting wage is negotiable based on skill and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, portfolio, and resume to:

Tracy Duran, Outreach and Adult Programs Manager
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
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