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Adjunct Faculty for Applied Lessons in Shamisen

Employer
Lewis & Clark College
Location
Portland, Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 25, 2023
Description

The Lewis & Clark College Department of Music invites applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty for Applied Lessons in Shamisen, to begin Fall 2023. Responsibilities will include teaching private lessons for a shamisen studio that typically ranges from 1-5 students and participating in juries of shamisen students. Music adjunct faculty members are paid on a fee-for-service (hourly) basis; the position does not carry benefits, but adjunct faculty have access to Lewis & Clark’s campus and faculty privileges. Adjunct Faculty are expected to be responsible and responsive members of the music department. Additional stipends are available for adjunct faculty who choose to perform in faculty ensembles, offer sample lessons to prospective students, coach sectionals, adjudicate juries, and prepare students for degree recitals.

Lewis & Clark College is a private liberal arts college with 1900 undergraduates. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Lewis & Clark is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html ).

Qualifications

The successful applicant will have an active performing career and have substantial experience in shamisen teaching. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators ( https://www.lclark.edu/about/title_ix_compliance ).

Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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