Adjunct Faculty - Modern Dance

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time



About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Job Description:

The Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences invites qualified candidates to apply for an adjunct faculty position in Modern Dance starting in Fall 2021. Duties include the teaching of a broad range of modern dance styles to beginning and advanced students. The successful applicant will have a strong background in modern dance, curriculum, as well as movement improvisation and choreography. Candidates should have experience teaching Jazz, Tap Dance, African, and Hip-Hop among others modern styles. Performance experience and a proven commitment to the arts as an important element of a college education are highly desired.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs;
  • Participate in department, division, and college-wide committees;
  • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
  • Collaborate in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
  • Prepare and grade class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress; and Maintain attendance and grading records and submit them according to published deadlines



Requirements:

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience teaching beginning and advanced modern dance;
  • Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds, ages and abilities; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
  • Performance experience;
  • Willingness to examine instructional, relational, and classroom practices to effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
  • Teaching experience at the community college and knowledge of its mission and goals


Requirements:

  • Master's degree in related discipline
  • Three certified training sessions for online instruction via Quality Matters or acceptable equivalent
  • Experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds, ages and abilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to examine instructional, relational, and classroom practices to effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth
  • Teaching experience at the community college and knowledge of its mission and goals.



Additional Information:

The salary will be determined based on the guidelines and procedures of the Massachusetts Community College System and collective bargaining agreement. The position includes a broad benefits package.
Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at www.rcc.mass.edu/clery.


Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, online training certifications, and a list of three references.


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