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Hourly Instructor of Visual Arts

City of Las Vegas
19 per week Las Vegas Parks and Recreation, 495 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89128, United States


The City of Las Vegas Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs department invites applications for Visual ArtsInstructors to teach specialty classes and programs to registered participants at various cultural centers for their Cultural Affairs division. Instructors must have experience, interest and knowledge in their area of expertise. The Instructor of Visual Arts is responsible for teaching, creating and implementing visual arts classes.  This is an hourly level, part-time position. Scheduled hours for this position are limited to 19 hours or less per week  (Shift will vary based on the needs of the programs and facility). Hourly employees are also limited to 1,560 hours of work in any 18 month period.   Supervision Received Receives general supervision from higher-level supervisory or management staff. The purpose of this recruitment is to establish an eligible list for current and/or future openings which may include part-time positions. 
SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process will include a review of all applications with only the most qualified participating in an interview. Final candidate selection will include hiring interview (if applicable). Any individual offered employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and complete background check. Some positions may require preliminary background checks.  
NOTE: Eligible applicants will be contacted via phone or e-mail only if moving forward to the interview process. If you are not contacted, your application will remain active for a period of four (4) months.  
Essential Functions 
  • Tracks attendance and program activities. 
  • Provides advanced instruction to participants registered in classes
  • Greets participants
  • Provides facility tours
  • Explains facility programs to participants
  • Sets up/takes down equipment for program and/or special events
  • Prepares curriculum guidelines for proposed classes
  • Prints Activity Role Sheet
  • Conducts role call
  • Coordinates program services and cooperative learning activities for participants and visitors that are both fun and instructional. 
  • Supervises participants in the program area; ensures safety of participants, positive values and ethical behavior through quality in programs and appearance of the unit at all times. 
  • Promotes and stimulates program participation. 
Instructor 1 ($14/hour): Minimum 16 years of age Instructor 2 ($15/hour): Minimum 18 years of age Instructor 3 ($17/hour): Minimum 18 years of age Instructor 4 ($18.25/hour)Minimum 21 years of age Our Instructor levels and pay rates are determined by skills and experience. Instructor 4’s typically hold advanced professional certifications related to their program area of instruction.  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 21 years of age.
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience to youth.
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience to adults. 
  • Formal and informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
  • Basic computer skills is required.
  • Cash handling experience desirable.
  • Bilingual skills are desirable.
  • First Aid/CPR and AED certifications preferred but not required.
  • Formal and informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
  • A good, working understanding of advanced instruction techniques to lead participants on various recreation, cultural and leisure classes.
  • When assigned to Adaptive Recreation programs, must have experience in working with people with disabilities and the associated behaviors.
  • Bilingual skills are desirable.
  • First Aid/CPR and AED certifications preferred but not required.
License or Certificate:
  • Experience in computer science, education, information and technology systems, cybersecurity, communications, or a related field desired. 
  • Certificate in a technology-based field.
Competencies: Core Workforce Competencies Professionalism – Demonstrates core values by being honest, respectful and positive. Effective Communication – Expresses verbal and written thought in a clear and understandable manner. Customer Focus – Demonstrates genuine concern and satisfies external and/or internal customers based on the CLV core purpose and values.Adaptability – Able to effectively modify behavior to suit changing workforce demands. Problem Solving – Solves problems by considering all causes, solutions and outcomes. Productive Partnerships – Develops, maintains and strengthens partnerships with others. Technical and Safety Expertise – Possesses a depth of knowledge, skill and ability in a technical (job) area.