Adjunct Music Instructor - Voice

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 5, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
Adjunct Music Instructor - Voice


Contract Length

Class Summary

College of the Mainland is seeking Adjunct Music Instructors onsite for individual applied voice instruction and vocal ensembles. Additional classroom and online assignments may be available. This posting seeks qualified applicants to form a pool of candidates for potential ongoing need supported by enrollment.

Position Type

Employment Status
Part Time

Position Funding

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

Master’s Degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Music with Vocal concentration.

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

Applied Music and Vocal Ensemble instruction experience desired. Classroom teaching experience including, but not limited to, Sight Singing and Ear Training, general Music Appreciation courses.

Minimum Knowledge & Skills

Principles and practices of teaching Applied Music lessons in voice, Vocal Ensembles, and/or general music classes.
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 direction.
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

Experience in recruiting a private lesson studio; skills in hybrid and/or online teaching, development of vocal ensembles such as a capella.

Job Duties

- 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, A Capella Ensemble, Sight Singing and Ear Training, Chorale, American Music, Music Appreciation, as qualified and assigned.
- Participate in departmental recruitment activities as needed.
- 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 music.

Licensing/Certification Requirements


Physical Requirements

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

Posting Number

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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EEO Statement

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 status.

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do You have a Master's Degree or higher with a Vocal area major?
    • No (disqualifying)
    • Yes
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Media File
  5. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  6. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)

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