Employment Opportunities

It is our policy at Southwest School of Art to provide an equal employment opportunity to all individuals, without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We value the talents or our employees and support an environment that is inclusive and respectful.

 Adjunct Faculty

Opportunities to teach in Southwest School of Art’s degree program are available in many areas. We are actively accepting applications for the courses listed below, but we take applications at any time for all courses. The college is dedicated to maintaining a qualified pool of adjunct faculty to teach courses in studio art, art history, liberal arts and general education. Qualifications for teaching vary according to the subject taught. For a complete listing of courses, see the SSA Course Catalog.

If you are interested in teaching, and you’re committed to excellence in the classroom, consider applying and joining our faculty in providing student-centered instruction on a course by course basis. Compensation for adjunct faculty is competitive and determined according to current contract/credit hour rates. To apply submit a cover letter, a current resume/CV and a copy of your transcripts to HR@swschool.org. Please mention the discipline area you’d like to teach in your cover letter.

 Teaching Proposal - Community Programs

Artists interested in teaching a class or workshop in the community school at  Southwest School of Art are encouraged to send a proposal and their credentials to our attention.  All proposals will be thoughtfully considered.

In selecting teachers and courses, some of the things we look for include:

  • How well the proposed course fulfills the mission of Southwest School of Art
  • The teacher’s reputation as an artist
  • Previous teaching experience
  • The logistics of the proposed course with regard to facilities and materials
  • Schedule availability
  • The potential of the proposed course to attract students

Download specific proposal details and an application now.

  Proposal Information & Application


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