Part Time Percussion Instructor

Job description

Instructions to applicants:

Due to COVID19 restrictions put in place by the local, state and federal government, Sul Ross State University is temporarily suspending posting of new positions and hiring to fill vacancies. We will continue to review the situation as it unfolds, to lift restrictions at the earliest possible time.

Job Title:

Part Time Percussion Instructor




Fine Arts & Communications

Posting Date:


Until Filled:



$2,130.00 per 3 Credit Hour Course


Master’s degree, and at least one conferred degree in Music with percussion as a major applied instrument area.


A record of successful percussion teaching and professional performance experience. Interest and willingness to recruit and grow the program (and position).

Primary Responsibilities:

The Sul Ross State University Music Program of the Department of Fine Arts and Communication seeks a skilled percussionist educator to serve as a part-time Instructor of Percussion. The applicant will teach Percussion Methods, Individual Instruction in Percussion, and other courses based on interest and departmental needs. The candidate is able to grow the position by recruiting students. The candidate is expected to assist with the management of the University’s percussion equipment in partnership with the Director of Bands. Routine travel to the Alpine campus is expected, and the specifics of the schedule will be worked out between the successful applicant and the Program.
Position is Security Sensitive.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

The Department of Biology, Geology, and Physical Sciences offers BS and MS degrees in biology, chemistry, and geology. The graduate programs in Biology and Geology enrolls approximately thirty students each, primarily thesis seeking. Although research is encouraged, excellence in classroom instruction is the first priority of the department. Further information available on the department website (

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (




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Job No:
Posted: 4/4/2020
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time