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Adjunct Instructor

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Fully Remote


Adjunct Instructor (Remote)

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking new online adjunct instructors. A terminal degree (PhD, EdD, or MFA) is preferred for consideration. A master’s degree is required and will be considered when paired with unique specializations that meet the university’s needs. 

Remote adjunct instructors play a key role in providing a world-class learning experience to our students—primarily professional K-12 art educators. This role involves providing inspiring instruction as well as engaging facilitation and discussion in addition to fair assessment and evaluation of student work.


 Structured as a remote part-time exempt position. This position will report to the Chair of Faculty Development and Dean of Graduate Studies.

We have been a 100% remote company since the beginning!  This position is eligible to remote work from the following locations: USA. 

Who We Are 

AOEU is an art teacher’s partner for life. We provide art-specific professional development, engaging curriculum, relevant resources, and a rigorous master’s degree program.

MISSION: We grow amazing teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their career.

The Details 



  • Audit one course utilizing our online LMS for training purposes.

  • Instruct one course using the same LMS to learn the course structure and format.

Instructional Duties

  • Instruct courses as assigned throughout the year on a mutually agreed-upon basis.

  • Commit to the time requirements needed for comprehensive course instruction. Actual time will vary based on workload.

  • Attend required faculty meetings

  • Complete Annual Checkpoint


  • Well-versed in art education topics

  • Comfortable with online learning platforms and other forms of technology

  • Exhibits confidence, energy, and expertise

  • Relates to adult learners at a variety of stages within their careers while simultaneously promoting student growth

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills that reflect a high level of professionalism

  • Highly organized with strong professional collaboration skills

  • Easily adaptable to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-driven work ethic and ability to fully function in a remote work-from-home environment

  • Exhibits passion and professionalism through contributions to the field of art education

Position Requirements

While we have identified specific requirements for this role, we acknowledge that not all candidates may possess every requirement listed. We encourage applicants who believe they possess the necessary skills and experience to apply for consideration, regardless of whether they meet each and every requirement to the fullest extent. Some roles do have baseline requirements, i.e. related to accreditation. 


  • Five or more years of k-12 teaching experience in the field of art education

  • Experience teaching and working with adult learners is strongly preferred

  • Experience in higher education preferred but not required

  • Experience in distance education preferred but not required


  • An earned master’s degree with experience in the field of art education is required.

  • An earned PhD, EdD, or MFA with experience in the field of art education is preferred. 


  • Instructional availability in each Term (Spring, Summer, Fall) of the Academic year

  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods of time. The Art of Education University is an online university therefore 95-98% of one’s time will be on or using technology.

  • Ability to use a laptop keyboard with accuracy.

  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Fully remote, flexible schedule

  • Lifelong Learning Fund for professional development and educational reimbursement

  • Free product access (1 FLEX/PRO license to use or gift, plus free AOEU grad courses)

  • 401K plan with a 4% match upon meeting qualification requirements

For additional information surrounding our offered benefits, visit our website.


Compensation is commensurate with experience and market. We encourage you to discuss your compensation requirements early in the process. 

The Process

For most roles, the process is as follows: 

  • Step 1: ~30-minute phone interview with the hiring manager

  • Step 2: Round 2 packet & Interview

    • Given that AOEU is 100% remote, this step is intended to see how you might work through some of the daily tasks, responsibilities, and challenges that could arise in this role. You will be given a prompt and be asked to complete an assignment which will then be used to guide a ~1 hour follow-up Zoom interview with 1-2 stakeholders. The intention is for you to get a sense of the role and give us an opportunity to see your skills in action. Your answers will not be used for any other purposes beyond evaluating your candidacy.

  • Step 3: Follow-up interview

    • For certain managerial or high-collaboration roles, you may be asked to participate in an additional Zoom interview.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Thank you for your interest in opportunities with AOEU. 

NOTE:  We encourage you to apply with a personal email and to take the appropriate steps to allow list both The Art of Education University ( and Paycom ( domains so that you receive all emails related to your application process. We also encourage you to check your spam folder as emails from The Art of Education and/or Paycom can be marked as spam.  

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The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant in E-Verify.