Adjunct Faculty for Music Department - Music of Latin America

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Adjunct Faculty for Music Department - Music of Latin America



Major Department:

College of Arts and Sciences


Music Department


La Verne Central Campus

Job Description:

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty is to deliver instruction in the manner determined by the Music Program. In addition, faculty responsibilities may include:
  • Preparation of syllabus and teaching of curriculum according to the goals and objectives of the Music Program.
  • Determine student mastery of material and assign final course grades.

About the Course:
MUS 362 – Music of Latin America
Studies musical styles, important musical genres, social functions, characteristics, and instrumentations of Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America.
4.000 Credit Hours
This course is part of the Music Major/minor and the Latinx and Latin American Studies minor.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a master’s, terminal degree, or equivalent experience in the field of instruction or related area.
  • The demonstrated ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reputation as performer, clinician, and teacher of Cajon.
  • Experience teaching remotely/virtually

Benefits Summary:

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:

  • Benefit Hub (discount perks)
  • Free Parking
  • Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
  • 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
  • Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
  • Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
  • Medical (must meet hours)
  • Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

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Posted: 10/21/2020
Application Due: 7/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time