Adjunct Faculty, Music (French Horn)
Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Music (French Horn)
CommArts/Hum/Fine Arts Div
The College of Lake County is looking for an Adjunct Faculty, Music
(French Horn) to join the Music Department.
Adjunct is needed to teach applied instrument lessons for French
The Adjunct must create and distribute a course syllabus, teach all
required class sessions, and evaluate student progress in line with
outcomes and expectations of the department.
The College of Lake County ( CLC ) is a comprehensive community
college located in northeastern Illinois committed to being an
innovative educational institution providing life-changing paths
for our students by offering exceptional learning
The college is widely recognized for student success, business and
community partnerships and for the achievements of our faculty,
staff and alumni. Long-known as an employer of choice in Lake
County, CLC was ranked #15 on the Forbes list of Top 100 Employers
in the State of Illinois for 2019.
Bachelor’s degree in Music and at least 5 years of professional
Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate
sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
M.M. or M.A. in Music, or other Master’s degree with at least 18
graduate hours in Music.
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Per Adjunct Contract
Total Hours per week
Varies by lesson length, and number of students
Varies based on section(s) taught
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with
disabilities. EOE /AA/M/F/D/V
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
Summary of Essential Functions
• Instructor must create and distribute a course syllabus, teach
all required class sessions, and evaluate student progress in line
with outcomes and expectations of the department.
• Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional materials.
Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend required Adjunct
meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters. Participate in college
governance and other aspects of academic life. Maintain current
knowledge of subject matter.
• Faculty members are expected to maintain current in compliance
training, including compliance under Title IX “Responsible
Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus Security
• Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course outlines
and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
• Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
• Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students,
when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
• Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes
course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in
line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and
evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College,
Division, or departmental policy.
• Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on
• Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
• Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required by
• Be available for student consultation through phone or
• Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve
and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
• Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department. Provide all results as requested.
• Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and current
course syllabus and approved textbook (and/or related instructional
material). Meet all classes for the scheduled time.
• Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the
required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade
• Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
• Revise and update course content as needed.
• Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
• Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Music and at least 5 years
of professional experience?
- * Do you have a M.M. or M.A. in Music, or other Master's degree
with at least 18 graduate hours in Music?
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Teaching Philosophy
- Curriculum Vitae