Adjunct Faculty, Music (Piano)

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Other Arts, Performing Arts, Education, Teacher Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Adjunct
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Part Time


Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Music (Piano)

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty, Music (Piano)
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION: Adjunct
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

POSITION SUMMARY

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 contract.

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 evaluations.

Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.

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 QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of Master of Music degree in Piano Performance or Piano Pedagogy.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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 diverse backgrounds.

Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Standard classroom equipment and software.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Classroom teaching environment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Union (If Applicable):

Scheduled Hours:

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