Individual Lessons Instructor, Part-Time

Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 1, 2023


Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Faculty Pools

Position Title:
Individual Lessons Instructor, Part-Time

Employment Requirement
Not Applicable


Albany Campus, Albany, OR

Job Summary:

Provide individual lessons on your primary instrument. Participate in faculty performances. Recruit and promote the college, music program, and Performing Arts department. Prepare music-major students for eventual transfer to four-year University. Communicate with students in a timely manner including setting teaching schedule, documenting lessons, and assessing student progress each term. Prepare students for individual lesson juries at the end of each term.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in music, performance, pedagogy, accompanying, music education (M.M., M.Mus, M.Mus.Ed, or MA) is required. Extensive experience and recommendations may be considered in lieu of the master’s degree. Experience as an individual lessons instructor required. Knowledge of age appropriate instrumental technique and pedagogy is required. Must have experience as a performer. Must have working proficiency on the piano.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires arm, hand and finger dexterity to operate instrument. Requires sufficient hearing and well-developed speaking ability to communicate with staff and students. Requires visual acuity to read words, music and numbers. Requires sufficient aural and visual proficiency to identify, assess, diagnose, and correct playing problems in lessons and performance.

Work is performed in a classroom, teaching studio, or office setting with minimal exposure to safety or health hazards. Considerable time is spent working at a piano and on your instrument.

Essential Duties:

Instruct student’s individually in lessons using music from across the solo repertoire and appropriate for the student’s current level and needs.

Meet periodically with the program chair to discuss music program needs.

Participate in professional development, training, and music program meetings as needed.

Communicate the objective of the course, grade according to those objectives, and report student progress toward those goals.

Assess student abilities based on assessment of initial ability level and progress to their overall goal.

Keep accurate records of lessons taught, missed lessons, and student records including additions and withdrawals throughout the term.

Maintain awareness of audition requirements for music majors in music education and performance proficiency based examination upon graduation and/or transfer.

Recruit and promote the LBCC music program on campus and in the community.

May include accompanying for faculty recitals and special student events held by the music program.

Refer students to the music program chair for any academic advising needs.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Cover Letter

3) Academic Transcript

Transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Click here for a list of agencies who perform these services.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

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Open Until Filled:

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

The successful candidate will be required to submit official transcripts within 30 days of their hire date.

For the Part-time Faculty Association Agreement, please click here.

For LBCC’s COVID protocols, please click here .

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more detailed information, please review the
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
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