ACM@UCO, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer

Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview:

Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Lecturer faculty performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

College/Department Overview:

Through a focused curriculum and real-world experience, the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) prepares students for careers in the music industry.

Offering two fully accredited Bachelor of Applied Technology degrees and three Associate Degrees, our campus occupies 25,000 square feet with almost 400 full-time students in downtown Oklahoma City’s thriving Bricktown Entertainment District. Additionally, our students are mentored by faculty who have toured, recorded and performed with Grammy award-winning artists such as The Flaming Lips, Pink, Reba McIntire, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Zhu and Miley Cyrus.

Our campus houses four professional recording studios, five large rehearsal spaces, fully-equipped classrooms and practice rooms, two technology labs and a 200- capacity concert venue.

UCO is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Duties include teaching a 15-hour load of day/evening lecture and/or lab courses, and service to the department as needed. Attending start of year training sessions, departmental faculty meetings, and coordinating with departmental faculty to achieve course continuity, assessment, and quality as required. Some service expectation. Teaching in a variety of instructional formats (face-to-face, online, hybrid or synchronous remote) may be required.


Experience Required:

An earned Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Experience Preferred:

Legal experience in the music industry preferred.


Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in the industry and experience teaching in higher-ed. Additional preference will be given to candidates who can also teach additional courses in the music production, performance and business degree paths.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.