Music Therapy Supervisor / Visiting Lecturer (Temporary Employee
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
The Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific invites
applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position.
Non-tenure-track faculty members collaborate in fulfilling the
University's mission to provide a superior, student-centered
learning experience integrating liberal arts and professional
education and preparing individuals for lasting achievement and
responsible leadership in their careers and communities.
Part-time faculty are appointed as needed by each unit and
considered as less than full time annual appointment as specified
by each unit. Part time is determined by the unit based on a
comparison to year-long appointments. Time of service on a
part-time appointment may not accrue to time for appointment with
tenure. Appointments for full-time non-tenure-track faculty members
may be issued as single-year or multi-year terms, and may be
- Provide instruction for a total of two to twenty (2-20) hours
per week (depending on your course/contract).
- Design and conduct educational programs, supervision of student
fieldwork, and courses of instruction in accordance with the
policies of the University.
- Actively participate in the comprehensive planning or review of
the development and quality improvement of the educational programs
and courses of study, assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness
of such programs and courses, and to make recommendations to the
Deans and Provost concerning the educational mission, programs, and
policies of the University.
- Recommend educational policies and degree requirements which
effectively carry out the mission of the University.
- Advise students on academic progress, and recommend student
candidates for earned degrees.
- Participate in the selection, evaluation, and advancement of
faculty and academic administrators.
- Contribute to the advancement of knowledge through open
inquiry, creative activity and research as appropriate.
- Participate in service as requested or required.
The faculty member may consider any matter in connection with the
effectiveness and quality of the educational program or the
professional welfare of the faculty, may make recommendations to
the department chair, academic dean or provost concerning any
policies, programs, or procedures which affect the educational
program or faculty welfare.
Each school and college in the University may have a faculty of its
own consisting of all members of the University faculty within the
particular school or college and subject to the approval of the
Provost, adopt by-laws and rules concerning its own organization,
governance, and procedures.
Each faculty shall function under the Dean and Provost and be
subjected to the policies of the University.
- An undergraduate degree or its equivalent in music therapy and
one (1) year of clinical experience (or its equivalent in part-time
- For classroom teaching, a Master’s degree or its equivalent in
the field of specialization and promise of teaching success and of
scholarly or artistic achievements; a candidate without a master’s
degree must have equivalent educational or professional experience
in the appropriate area of instructional responsibility, and the
recommendation for appointment must contain a statement of this
While holding an appointment as a Lecturer no person shall be
eligible for tenure, nor shall service in this appointment be
counted toward meeting minimum time requirements for promotion
and/or the probationary period for tenure. Each appointment as a
Lecturer in the University will be for a specific period of time. A
review of each such appointment will be conducted consistent with
the University guidelines for faculty evaluation before a renewed
appointment is proffered. The rank of Lecturer is not a tenure
- College-level experience.
The physical demands described here are representative but not
definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Requires extended periods of sitting and standing, bending and
stooping, and occasional walking. Work is primarily performed in a
standard classroom environment or in the clinical field (e.g.,
schools, hospitals, or other health-related institutions). Work
performed for a total of two to twenty (2-20) hours per week
(depending on course/contract).
THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your
application will be active for 90 days. Applications are accepted
on a continuous basis and are reviewed by the hiring department as
openings become available. To maintain your application within the
system, you will need to re-apply.
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online
application to be considered for a position. Candidates who are
called for an interview must notify the Department of Human
Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed before
the date of the interview.
Note: if a job-specific posting is created and you are interested
in that specific position, please apply to that job posting.
Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future
employment in openings of this type since availability can be
unpredictable and consideration competitive.
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/26518
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical