Covenant College
  • Academic Affairs
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Full Time

The Art Department at Covenant College, an institution emphasizing the liberal arts in the Reformed and Presbyterian tradition, and an agency of the Presbyterian Church in America, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning July 1, 2023.

This position requires a terminal degree in Art (MFA) from a regionally accredited institution with a focus on three-dimensional materials and processes. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is necessary. Preference will be given to those candidates who confidently pivot with current needs and trends in the field, respond to student interests, possess an ability to communicate rich theological and conceptual frameworks to students, and demonstrate leadership potential. Rank and compensation commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach 3 studio courses each semester: foundation, intro and advanced courses
  • Manage studio spaces and work study students
  • Occasionally teach courses for the college core such as a section of the incoming-student core class, Christian Mind
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Serve as an advisor for Art Department Capstone projects
  • Serve on rotating faculty committees
  • Periodically assist with departmental recruiting and administrative duties

Interested and qualified candidates should send a complete set of application components to academicaffairs@covenant.edu to

Dr. Collin Messer

Vice President for Academic Affairs

14049 Scenic Highway

Lookout Mountain, GA, 30750


Application components:

  • Letter of Interest indicating teaching and artistic/scholarly interests
  • Digital portfolio of 5-10 artworks that exemplify current practice, along with an artist's statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A Testimony of Christian Faith and Experience
  • Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
  • A Response to the Westminster Confession of Faith

(https://www.pcaac.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/WCFScripureProofs202 2.pdf )

indicating agreement, and any scruples, with rationales


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