Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts Applicant Pool

Employer
College of Southern Maryland
Location
La Plata, MD

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Summary

Located 45 minutes from the Nation’s Capital, nestled in a history-rich community of southern Maryland, The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is a two-time Aspen Award-winning institution (top 15% of Community Colleges) with academic programs in over 100 disciplines. CSM is among America’s top 100 producers of Minority Associate Degrees in twenty categories, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education. CSM offers excellent health insurance benefits; State Retirement Pension plan; wellness programs; Code Green early closure Fridays in the summer; college closure for spring break and several major holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year; and for several days in March for Spring Break. We are an innovative institution committed to student success and well known for our flexibility to meet student and community needs.

This is an applicant pool for part-time faculty in the Performing Arts in the Department of Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education. The areas taught in the Performing Arts include:

  • Acting
  • Ballet
  • Costuming
  • Dance Ensemble
  • Ear Training/Sight Singing
  • Instrumental Music Instruction
  • Jazz Dance
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music Ensembles
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Stage Management
  • Theater Appreciation
  • Theater History
  • Theater Makeup
  • Theater Stagecraft
  • Vocal Music Instruction

CSM is looking for a dynamic individual who can implement the comprehensive mission of a community college by assessing, documenting, and improving student learning through instruction.

NOTE: CSM accepts résumés for part-time temporary faculty for all areas at all times. There may or may not be a hiring need at this time in your area of interest. When applying for part-time faculty, you are submitting your résumé to an applicant pool. The Division Chair and Discipline Coordinator will access the applicant pool when there is a hiring need. You may follow up on your application by contacting the department directly at 301-934-7861.

These positions are located at the La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses; Music Appreciation, Music History, Theater History courses located at the La Plata campus; Introduction to Theater, and Private Music Instruction courses may be taught at the Leonardtown or Prince Frederick campus.


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the College's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check and Sex Offender Registry Check.

The College of Southern Maryland values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College will require offers of employment extended after December 1, 2021 to be contingent on the candidate providing proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. As a new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the current campus health and safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Specific Duties and ResponsibilitiesNOTE: CSM accepts resumes for part-time faculty for all areas at all times. There may or may not be a hiring need at this time in your area of interest. When applying for part-time faculty, you are submitting your resume to an applicant pool. Department Chairs access the applicant pool when there is a hiring need. You may follow up on your application by contacting the division directly at 301-934-7843. Minimum Education and Training
  • Master's degree in the discipline of instruction OR Master's in any field AND 15 hours in the discipline OR Sufficient experience in lieu of either requirement, as approved by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.
  • This person should possess enthusiasm and passion for student learning and be able to respond to the needs of students using a variety of teaching methods including new technologies.
  • Subject matter/content expertise in your field.

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Working at College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is a public, regional community college with a far-reaching mission — to help our students and community meet the challenges of individual, social, and global changes.

CSM is a thriving, progressive, and technologically advanced college that delivers quality higher education programs and services. The college is committed to offering a wide variety of learning options, student services, and high-quality workforce development training and support. That commitment is reflected in those we serve. More than 60 percent of tri-county residents who attend higher education institutions come to CSM.

The staff and faculty at CSM work closely with a diverse student population to provide a rich variety of educational options. CSM is a leader among Maryland community colleges in offering courses which meet the busy schedules of our students, including weekend and evening online classes, and Web-hybrid courses which offer a mix of online and traditional classroom face-to-face instruction. CSM strives to create a global education program, yet remains a local college that has a real stake in supporting our community's academic, professional, and self-enrichment pursuits.

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