Adjunct Instructor - Music

Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Music

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under the direction of the Department Chair teaches courses in one or more of the following areas: Private Instruction, Ensemble Conducting/Coaching, Group Classes, Introduction to Music, American Popular Music, Theory, Aural Skills, Music History, Music Technology, Composition, Music Education.
Plans and follows an approved course of study with measurable objectives for each course taught.
Prepares instructional materials and evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests.
Maintains a student-oriented approach to teaching.
Participates in auditions, juries and master classes as needed.
Submits student grades and all requested departmental materials in a timely manner.
Attends required department and/or program meetings.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the subject matter or a closely related area OR a combination education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content of courses taught
  • Knowledge of best practices in instructional strategies and techniques
  • Knowledge of current trends in education
  • Skill in choreography and performance
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s or Doctorate degree preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ: (for salary schedules)

Advertisement Number: FAC04517
Open Date: 06/20/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only. This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.