Campus Center and Events Services - SUZUKI INSTRUCTOR

Ithaca, NY
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Vacancy ID S2094 Job Title SUZUKI INSTRUCTOR Department Campus Center and Events Services School/Parent Organization Auxiliary Services Parent Org Division Finance and Administration Division Employment Category Parttime-Temporary Anticipated start date 06/26/2017 If temporary, expected end date 07/07/2017 Hours per week 37.5 Weeks Per Year 2 Normal Start Time 8:30 AM Normal End Time 5:00 PM Position/Job Summary
This is a temporary position to provide music instruction for the Suzuki Institutes at Ithaca College.
Position/Job Responsibilities
1. Prepare sheet music and instructional materials for Suzuki music classes as per the program curriculum.

2. Prepare students for solo recital and or repertory group performances.

3. Teach individual and group Suzuki violin, viola, or cello lessons to children of varied ages.

4. Provide a stimulating learning environment which encourages a love for music and performance for both Suzuki music students and their parents.

5. Perform on faculty recitals, present parent/teacher lectures and teach Suzuki core courses when required.
Position/Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent and training in Suzuki pedagogy method required. S.A.A certification and a minimum of 8 years experience teaching the Suzuki method. Candidates should be proficient in viola, violin, or cello instruction and skilled at teaching lessons to students in a variety of age groups. Preferred applicants will have previous experience teaching with the Suzuki Institutes at Ithaca College.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and cover letter. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College Description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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Market Hiring Range FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? No

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