Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Music and Sonic Arts

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Portland Community College
Location
Cascade Campus

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts

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Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Music and Sonic ArtsRequisition IDreq133Academic DepartmentMusic and Sonic ArtsCampus Cascade Campus - 705 N. Killingsworth St, Portland, ORPosition SummaryPortland Community College is accepting applications to be considered for Part-Time Faculty assignments in the Music and Sonic Arts Department at the Cascade Campus. The Department will review applications in this pool as the need arises for new part-time faculty in this area.

This is NOT an announcement of a specific open position, but a Part-time Faculty Interest Pool, from which the department will identify applicants based on course assignment needs during the Academic Year. Your application may be considered for substitute assignments as well as full term class assignments.

Unique to the Cascade Campus, Professional Music is a professional program offering a 43-credit certificate in professional music. Students select an emphasis in performance, electronic music production, or studio recording. Prospective applicants with expertise in music theory, electronic music production, and recording arts are especially encouraged to apply. Preferred qualifications include a four-year degree in a related field, recent professional experience, knowledge of musical traditions in a variety of cultures, and an ability to communicate effectively with people of wide-ranging backgrounds.

Unique to the Cascade Campus, Professional Music is a professional program offering a 43-credit certificate in professional music. Students select an emphasis in performance, electronic music production, or studio recording. Prospective applicants with expertise in music theory, electronic music production, and recording arts are especially encouraged to apply. Preferred qualifications include a four-year degree in a related field, recent professional experience, knowledge of musical traditions in a variety of cultures, and an ability to communicate effectively with people of wide-ranging backgrounds.

Learn more about our program here https://www.pcc.edu/programs/music-and-sonic-arts/

Please also review the PCC Course Catalog for this subject area. As part of this application, you will be asked to list the current PCC courses which you would be able to teach.

Candidate ProfileInstructor Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Music Education, Performance, Composition, Audio Engineering, Music Production, Sound Design or related fieldThree years experience in industry as a performer, composer, engineer, producer or sound designer
OR

    Bachelor’s degree in Music Education, Performance, Composition, Audio Engineering, Music Production, Sound Design or related fieldFour years experience in industry as a performer, composer, engineer, producer or sound designer
OR

    Associate’s degree in Music Education, Performance, Composition, Audio Engineering, Music Production, Sound Design or related fieldFive years experience in industry as a performer, composer, engineer, producer or sound designer
OR

Demonstrated competency: For other kinds of experience not listed here, the Division Dean, in consultation with the Faculty Department Chair, will make a recommendation to the Dean of Instruction which is subject to approval by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Note Regarding Academic Credentials:

  • Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications.
  • Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see http://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/faculty-information.html)
  • For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit:
    http://catalog.pcc.edu/handbook/i301-instructorqualifications/

These positions are included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Faculty Federation Employees.

See the PCC Instructor Qualifications webpage for more information.

Part-Time Faculty Compensation

2019/2020 Hourly Rates:

    Lecture $61.15/hourLab $45.25/hourLecture/Lab $49.23/hour
Note: All newly hired Part-time Faculty will start at Step 1

View the current PCC Part-time Faculty Pay Schedule

PCC BenefitsPCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Part-time faculty health insurance eligibility is based on workload during the previous academic year. Once eligible, available insurance plans include Health, Dental, and Vision options, as well as Long-term Care.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. Part-time faculty may be eligible for PERS/OPSRP if they meet the requirement of six months of employment and are working 600 hours or more per year. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave:

- 2 hours sick leave per pay period, up to 32 hours per year; a maximum of 8 hours of accrued sick leave per academic year may be used for personal reasons.

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Background Check RequiredYesPortland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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