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Instructor, Jazz Piano (4684)

Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 11, 2024
Position Summary

The Jazz Piano Instructor will be responsible for teaching applied lessons in Jazz Piano at both the undergraduate level and graduate levels, engage in recruiting students and participate in Jazz Area events. Applicants will be required to provide “in person” instruction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teaching load will be no more than 5 credit hours during fall semester, no more than 5 credit hours during Spring semesters, and other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Music plus 5 years of professional experience
Additional Requirements


Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands Summary


Appointment and Compensation Details

Appointment and Compensation Details

Anticipated Appointment Start Date


Anticipated Appointment End Date

Percent of Staff Year


Standard Hours Per Week

Hours will vary


Part-time: Negotiated salary range based on qualifications

Hourly or Semi-monthly Pay Rate/Range

See above

Earn Type


Application Procedure

Application Procedure

Application Procedure

For full consideration, prospective applicants should visit ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ to apply online and upload the following materials by April 1, 2024 :
  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Links to recent live performance recordings and/or videos
  • List of three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts (official upon hire)
Special Instructions


Quick Link to Applicant

Is Background Check Required


EEO Statement Summary

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services Building Room 230

Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity ( AAEO ) at .

Safety Information

NIU provides annual reports on campus security and fire safety.
Read the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report .
Contact the Ethics and Compliance Office at 815-753-9364 for a hard copy.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  4. Portfolio/URL
  5. List of at least 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
Supplemental Questions

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