Adjunct Faculty, Music:Voice

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Posting Details

Posting NumberF/A140216Position TitleAdjunct Faculty, Music:VoiceDepartmentFine ArtsDivisionAcademic AffairsLocationClassificationAdjunctUnion/Non UnionUnionFull Time / Part Time? Part TimeSalary Range - MinimumPer faculty contractTemporary? NoPosting Date09/28/2020Closing Date12/31/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:


  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick
Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Details

POSITION TITLE:ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Music: Voice
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Fine Arts
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Adjunct
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Faculty
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Refer to current adjunct faculty contract

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

  • Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
  • Position Summary

    POSITION SUMMARY

    An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES ANDKEY RESPONSIBILITIES
    1.Teach applied voice to music majors and non-majors.
    2.Demonstrate a commitment to the use of current and emerging technologies.
    3.Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
    4.Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
    5.Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff.
    6.Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
    7.Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
    8.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
    9.Perform related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Minimum of Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance or Vocal Pedagogy. Coursework at the graduate level should demonstrate a significant concentration in music theory or music history.
    2.Two (2) years teaching experience in the disciplines including applied lessons.
    3.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
    4.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

    Preferred Qualifications

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    1.Doctorate of Music in Vocal Performance or Vocal Pedagogy.
    2.Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
    3.Experience at the community college level.
    4.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
    5.Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs.
    6.Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.

    Physical Demands

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    1.Standard classroom equipment and software.

    Working Conditions

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    1.Classroom teaching environment.

    Compliance Announcement

    ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


    Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


    If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


    This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you have a minimum of Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance or Vocal Pedagogy with coursework at the graduate level demonstrating a significant concentration in music theory or music history?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. Do you have two (2) years teaching experience in the disciplines including applied lessons?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. Do you have expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. Can you demonstrate a commitment to teaching and learning?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. Do you have a Doctorate of Music in Vocal Performance or Vocal Pedagogy?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. Do you have teaching experience at the collegiate level?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. Do you have experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. Do you have experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. Do you have experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service?
      • Yes
      • No
    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. List of References
    Optional Documents
    1. Writing Sample
    2. Other Document
    3. Certification or License

     

     

     

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