Music Adjunct Instructor Fall 2017 & Spring 2018
Music Adjunct Instructor ­ Fall 2017 & Spring 2018
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE
SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 03/12/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
Monterey Peninsula College is currently accepting applications to establish a pool for future part­time teaching assignments in this discipline.
Course Title: Music 2, Introduction to Broadway Musicals
Scheduled: TTh 2:00 pm ­ 3:15 pm
Course Description: Guided listening in understanding the history and development of the American musical stage. Emphasis on music by American composers
Course Title: Music 10C, Music Theory III
Scheduled: TTh 10:30 am ­ 11:20 am
Course Description: This course incorporates the concepts from Music Theory and Musicianship II. In addition, through writing and analysis, the course will include: introduction to chromatic harmony; secondary/applied chords; modulation; borrowed chords; introduction to Neapolitan and augmented­ sixth chords. This course also applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory and Musicianship II through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation
Course Title: Music 11, Sight Singing and Ear Training
Scheduled: TTh 10:30 am ­ 11:20 am
Course Description: This course offers lectures and exercises designed to develop the ability to recognize, read, and interpret symbols of music at sight.
Course Title: Music 20, College Choir
Scheduled: TTh 12:30 pm ­ 1:15 pm
Course Description: This course is for the study, rehearsal, and public performance of literature appropriate to the college choir ensemble, with an emphasis on the development of skills needed to perform within a college choir ensemble. Different literature is studied each semester. Choice of ensemble is based on each student's identified major instrument or voice. This course is designed for the entry­ level singer and performs college choir repertoire that can be mastered in that time frame and that stresses the musical growth and success of the beginning singer. May be taken four times for credit.
Course Title: Music 40, Voice Fundamentals
Scheduled: MW 2:00 pm ­ 2:50 pm
Course Description: Designed to assist in the development of the solo voice. Attention given to the fundamentals of voice production. Songs in standard literature for solo voice studies.
Course Title: Music 10A, Music Theory I
Scheduled: MW 8:00 am ­ 10:20 am
Course Description: This course, through guided composition and analysis, incorporates the following concepts: rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; diatonic chords, basic cadential formulas and phrase structure; dominant seventh; figured bass symbols; and non­harmonic tones. Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected. This course also applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation.
Course Title: Music 10D, Music Theory IV
Scheduled: TTh 10:30 am ­ 11:20 am
Course Description: This course incorporates the concepts from Music Theory and Musicianship III. In addition, through writing and analysis, the course will include: post­Romantic techniques such as borrowed chords and modal mixture, chromatic mediants, Neapolitan and augmented­sixth chords, 9th, 11th and 13th chords, altered chords and dominants; and 20th century techniques such as: Impressionism, tone rows, set theory, pandiatonicism and polytonalism, meter and rhythm. This course also applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory and Musicianship III through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. This course is team­taught with Dr. Anderson. The candidate would be responsible for the aural skills portion of the course.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Under the general supervision of the Division or Department Chair, the adjunct instructor will provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, class schedules, and Governing Board policy; evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters, and perform other instructional related duties as assigned. Instructor may be assigned to the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meet each scheduled class and teach or conduct learning exercises for the entire period.
• Contact the appropriate division chair or administrator in advance to make arrangements for unavoidable absences.
• Provide each student at the beginning of the course with written information about the course, to include a full description of the grading system and how the student will be evaluated.
• Accurately keep required class records on attendance, withdrawal and grading.
• Submit when due, all necessary reports such as attendance and grade reports, roll books, and class information sheets, and certify as to their accuracy.
• Comply with all institutional policies and procedures.
• Give careful attention to all bulletins, memorandums and emails from administrative offices.
• Check faculty mailbox and MPC email frequently.
• Master's degree in music OR
• Bachelor's degree in music AND master's degree in humanities OR
• The equivalent. Applicant must submit equivalency form.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
WORK SCHEDULE / SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
During the application process, you will be asked to submit the following items:
• Cover Letter
We require unofficial copies showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click here for a list of Foreign Transcript Evaluation Services.
• Equivalency Form (optional, based on minimum qualifications)
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications listed in the job announcement, but you believe you possess minimum qualifications that are equivalent, you will need to complete an equivalency form. Click here to download.
Please do not upload any items not listed above (such as letters of recommendation), as they will not be forwarded to the hiring committee.
• Teaching assignments are part­time and temporary in nature. Assignments are subject to Governing Board approval, adequate enrollment size, and assignment to a contract instructor.
• Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credentials, transcripts, fingerprint check, and tuberculosis examination as required.
• Hourly Rate: $48.16 ­ $58.80 (per classroom teaching hour) based on education.
Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.
The District is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam­era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.