Adjunct Faculty Music

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Job Title: Adjunct Faculty Music
Location: GRCC Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 977

Date: May 7, 2019

Title: Adjunct Faculty – Music- Applied Jazz Bass

Adjunct Faculty – Music- Applied String Bass

Adjunct Faculty – Music- Applied Trumpet

Position number: 977

Work schedule: Fall and Winter Semesters

Reports to: Kevin Dobreff, Program Director

General Information
    The College is interested in seeking candidates to teach Applied Jazz Bass, Classical String Bass, and Trumpet lessons in the Fall and Winter semesters at our downtown campus. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to employment with Grand Rapids Community College.
Essential Job Functions
    Teach private applied lessons to music majors and general college students.Maintain accurate course records and submit related reports as requested.Effectively assess student performance.Create a safe and inclusive learning environment for students.Incorporate new technologies and methods that enhance teaching and learning into his/her instructional methods.Support the Department and College through other work normally expected of adjunct faculty members.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Credentials
    Master’s Degree in Music is preferred however, applicants with extensive professional experience will be considered.

Experience
    Successful applied teaching experience is required.Successful teaching experience at a Community College preferred but not required.Experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.Participation in professional development and/or continuous improvement activities in order to remain current in the field.
Skills
    Excellent pedagogy skillsPiano accompaniment skillsExcellent written and oral communication skills.Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.
Mental Demands
    An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.An interest in teaching college-level material to high school students as part of a middle college or dual enrollment program.An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.Interest in and willingness to work with changing instructional technologies used in and out of the classroom.Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule.High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.Ability to work under pressure while possessing mature judgment and flexibility in regards to interruptions and schedule changes.Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a pleasant and professional manner.
Physical Demands
    Must have the physical capacity for standing and sitting for technique demonstration.
Working Conditions
    Applied Teaching Studio environment in an academic setting.
Method of Application Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position via our website at GRCC job postings. Please include your resume and cover letter in one document; unofficial transcripts; and three letters of recommendation, which you may upload yourself or have your supporters e-mail to the Hiring Team at Human Resources Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grand Rapids Community College creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex/gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, height, weight, national origin, disability, political affiliation, familial status, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. GRCC is committed to reviewing all aspects of GRCC programs, activities, services and employment, including recruitment, selection, retention and promotion to identify and eliminate barriers in order to prevent discrimination on the basis of the listed protected characteristics. The college will not tolerate any form of retaliation against any person for bringing charges of discrimination or participating in an investigation. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/8/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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