Faculty, Music-Choral

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC


  • Student Focused



  • Own It



  • Advance Equity



  • Cultivate Community


  • Choose Learning



The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Teaches Music courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs
  • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, t echniques, and delivery methods
  • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within coll ege and departmental guidelines
  • Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course
  • Submits req uired college reports and forms
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recomm ends student learning materials
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
  • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communicatio n and other appropriate methods
  • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean
  • Responsible for other reason able related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

    • Mastery of course content
    • Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaborat ion, teamwork, and facilitation
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
    • Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; ability to work effectivel y with a wide variety of people
    • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology
    • Ability to use effective strategies to en gage students in their learning


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    • The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.


    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, and any specialized equipment standard within the discipline/industry
    • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled classroom and/or lab environment with minimal exposure to safety hazards
    • Hours will vary depending on class time; Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • MA in Music (Master of Arts in Music), MM (Master of Music), MM in Education (Master of Music in Education) MME (Master of Music Education), or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Music


    Salary

    Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness programs, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.

    Special Instructions

    Start date: Fall 2021

    Candidates should have a master’s or doctoral degree with at least 18 graduate hours in music. Candidates with one or more of the following preferred qualifications are especially encouraged to apply:

    • 1 or more years of experience as a collegiate or professional choir director/choral conductor, OR 3 or more years of experience as a high school choir director/choral conductor
    • 2 or more years of experience as a voice teacher in classical and popular styles
    • Community college or university teaching experience
    • Experience with recruitment, choral festivals/competitions, and partnership development


    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

    If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

    You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less. Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

    Similar jobs

    Similar jobs