POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty, Music (Piano)
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract
An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for
one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is
qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the
appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair;
provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The
instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and
following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other
campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit
preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all
terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach applied piano to piano majors and non-majors.
Teach group (class) piano at the beginning and intermediate levels.
Demonstrate a commitment to the use of current and emerging
technologies. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator
Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance
policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established
Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and
other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively
communicate with appropriate staff.
Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA,
ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the
college at all times.
Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet
Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum of Master of Music degree in Piano Performance or Piano
Coursework at the graduate level should demonstrate a significant
concentration in music theory or music history.
Two (2) years teaching experience in the disciplines including
group piano and applied lessons.
Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
Doctorate of Music in Piano performance.
Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
Experience at the community college level.
Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from
Experience in teaching online and/or using course management
programs. Experience in course development and assessment,
planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee
Standard classroom equipment and software.
Classroom teaching environment.
Full Time/Part Time:
Union (If Applicable):
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