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Part-Time Lecturer Pool - Music (AY 22/23)

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 512911
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Part Time


MUSIC - The Music Department, College of Liberal Arts, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need and funding during the Fall, Winter, and/or Spring Quarters for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning September 12, 2022. Classes to be taught may include one- to two-unit activity classes in Guitar, Voice, and Piano; large and small vocal and instrumental ensembles; private instruction in all orchestral and band instruments, piano, and voice; and lecture classes in Music Theory, Music Appreciation, Music Technology, and Music History.

Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2022, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:
Lecturer A: $4,530-$6,056
Lecturer B: $5,405-$11,994
Lecturer C: $6,190-$13,172
Lecturer D: $7,794-$13,797

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences, and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Candidates for activity courses and private instruction must have college-level education in music or extensive professional performing and teaching experience. Candidates for lecture classes must have at least a Master's Degree in Music.


Preference will be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities. Preference will also be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive, and inclusive environment.


Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and any questions you have may be submitted to [email protected]. Additionally, prior to, or on your first day of employment, you must submit your completed vaccination documentation via the Employee Self-Service Module in Peoplesoft, the university’s secure online portal. As soon as you are onboarded, you will have access to Peoplesoft and you can find instructions for submitting your vaccination information at: COVID-19 Vaccination Submission Instructions.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.


Please attach (1) a cover letter, (2) resume/curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of diversity and inclusion describing how you would demonstrate a commitment in these areas as an instructor at Cal Poly, (4) a copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned (official transcripts will be required prior to an appointment), (5) a list indicating courses you are interested in teaching (list course name and number); if applicable, a list of CSU courses taught at any CSU campus by course title, course number, term and year taught, and the name of the CSU campus and department. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. Cal Poly will directly solicit letters from the people listed by applicants. Send any materials that cannot be attached to the online application to: India D'Avignon, Chair, Music Department, Cal Poly State University, [email protected] . REVIEW BEGIN DATE: May 9, 2022 and continues throughout the 22-23 academic year.

For questions, please contact the Music Department by phone at (805) 756-2406 or by email at [email protected].

Advertised: April 04, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: March 31, 2023 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

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