Adjunct Music Instructor
College of the Mainland is seeking Adjunct Music Instructors onsite
and/or online. This posting seeks qualified applicants to form a
pool of candidates for potential ongoing need supported by
Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Music.
Classroom teaching experience including, but not limited to,
general music appreciation courses, class piano. Applied music
experience also desired.
Minimum Knowledge & Skills
Principles and practices of teaching general music classes and/or
applied music lessons;
Detailed knowledge of material being taught in the specific courses
and program area;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with
students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work
Basic computer literacy sufficient to perform job duties;
Knowledge of student engagement techniques, learning styles,
retention strategies, and learning-centered philosophy;
Experience with or willingness to learn latest teaching/learning
technologies and online instruction;
Record keeping procedures.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
Online teaching, experience in recruiting a private lesson studio
and/or ensembles such as Jazz, Mariachi, Pop, R&B, Rap
- Comply with all college policies and safety policies to ensure a
positive learning environment for student instruction and to
support the activities of the college and to attend meetings and
training as required.
- Teach courses such as Applied Music, Class Piano, American Music,
Music Appreciation, as qualified and assigned.
- Participate in departmental recruitment activities as
- Maintain professional credentials and contacts outside of COM
such as MTNA, NATS, TMEA, etc.
- Maintain a minimum of one scheduled office hour each week per
course to be available for students.
- Prepare course documents (syllabi) according to college template
in a timely manner.
- Turn in semester grades before stated deadlines.
- Report to chair of students enrolled in classes that express
interest in music activities or potentially considering a major in
Moderate physical demand. Must be able to stoop, bend, lift up to
25 pounds, and assist in setup for studio class, recitals, juries
if teaching private lessons.
Posting Detail Information
Candidates that are eligible apply
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please NOTE : All applications must contain complete job histories,
which include job title, dates of employment (month/year), name of
employer, supervisors name and phone numbers and a description of
duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your
application may be considered incomplete. Applications with “See
attached” or “See resume” will not be accepted in lieu of a
complete application. Omission of data can be the basis for
disqualification; you may state “unknown” for any incomplete
fields. A scanned copy of unofficial transcript(s) must be attached
to the online application.
Minimum Salary Range
Mid Point Salary Range
Maximum Salary Range
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
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College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran
College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of
disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the
recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation
of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and
regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- * Do you have a Master's Degree and 18 graduate semester hours
- Transcripts (1 of 3)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Media File
- Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
- Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)