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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Music: Choir

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Joliet, IL

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Job Details

Posting Number:

F/A140240

Position Title:

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR, Music: Choir

Department:

Fine Arts

Division:

Academic Affairs

Classification:

Adjunct

Union/Non Union:

Union

Full Time / Part Time? :

Part Time

Salary Range - Minimum:

Per faculty contract

Temporary? :

No

Posting Date:

05/24/2021

Closing Date:

06/03/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special 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: Choir
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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

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/Direct JJC Chorale and JJC Chamber Singers
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 Choral Conducting. 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 directing choirs.
3.Proficiency at the piano.
4.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
5.Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Doctorate of Music in Choral Conducting.
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.

Organization

Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
815-280-2266
Location
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet
IL
60433
United States
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