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20 Apr 2018

Faculty Visual Arts Instructor

Grande Prairie Regional CollegeGrande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

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Job Description


Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is a comprehensive community institution, established in 1966 in Grande Prairie, and our stewardship region includes campuses in Fairview and Grande Prairie, as well as learning centres in Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton and Jasper. GPRC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit career certificates and diplomas, pre-employment and apprenticeship trades, university transfer studies, and several opportunities for on-campus degree completion through collaborations with four-year universities. As an educational facility in northwestern Alberta, GPRC helps meet the cultural, recreational, athletic and conferencing needs of the region in partnership with community and regional stakeholders. GPRC is dedicated to providing learners with access to high quality and diverse lifelong learning opportunities, and to the responsible educational, fiscal and environmental stewardship of resources.

The Role

The Department of Fine Arts invites applications for a position in Visual Arts. This Full-Time sessional position will commence August 15, 2018 – April 30, 2019. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate level courses, advise students, participate in critique sessions, mentor students, serve on department and college committees, and actively contribute to and participate in the Fine Arts Department vibrant co-curricular programming.

The successful candidate will teach the following core courses:

AR 1360 Visual Fundamentals 1

AR1370 Visual Fundamentals 2

AR 2410 Drawing 1

AR 2430 Drawing 2

AR3630 Sculpture

What We Offer

GPRC offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development/wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student centered culture that is vital to our community. Join our team, grow with us and connect your skills and abilities to our vision, mission and values.

Job Requirements

Candidates must hold a Master of Fine Arts or equivalent degree within the specialization of sculpture and digital photography, must be a working artist with a significant exhibition record, college-level teaching experience and must demonstrate the ability to continue an ongoing, excellent, and dynamic art practice. We seek an applicant with a broad knowledge of contemporary art, the ability to address works across disciplines, and strong leadership skills. The appointee will be expected to continue creative and professional activities while teaching. A fully engaged presence on campus is required as well as a willingness to participate in collectively shaping the future of the Fine Arts Department.


How to Apply

To apply please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with relevant professional and teaching experience, names and contact information of three

references, teaching statement, artist statement, 15 images of student work, 20 images of recent work with image list.

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting.

We review all applications to select candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact HR at


Thank you for applying to GPRC!


Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Faculty.

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