ADJUNCT MUSIC FACULTY

Employer
Monroe County Community College
Location
Monroe, MI

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Position Summary

Monroe County Community Colleges (MCCC) seeks a qualified adjunct faculty to oversee the College/Community Agora Chorale, a performance-based mixed ensemble comprised of singers from the MCCC student body and the community. The Agora Chorale performs at least four choir concerts between August and April as well as at the College’s annual commencement in late April/early May, each year.

Essential Job Functions

The director reports to the Dean of Humanities/Social Sciences. They are responsible for teaching MUSIC 150, 151, 250, 251 (combined Agora Chorale), leading and directing the choir during musical performances, scheduling rehearsals, selecting appropriate musical pieces, maintaining the music library, and making budgetary recommendations to the dean. The director works closely with the College/Community Symphony Band director and together they recommend students for MCCC’s Performing Music Scholarship awards.

Requirements

Master's degree in music with concentration in conducting or related field required, Evidenced experience or ability to lead and direct musical performances; strong organizational and leadership skills, including the ability to inspire and motivate individuals and groups; and high level of creativity.

Supplemental Information

3- 5 hours per week over 30- 35 weeks.

Pay rate is $45- 50 per hour.

Organization

Working at Monroe County Community College

Monroe County Community College is a comprehensive, two-year college located in Monroe, Michigan that is committed to enriching the lives of the community it serves through instructional excellence, transformational learning, the cultivation of informed and participating citizens, entrepreneurial and responsive leadership, cultural enrichment, affordability, accessibility, diversity, ethical integrity and accountability.  The college is a true source of pride for the residents of Monroe County, alumni and the college’s students. 

Established in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the state of Michigan and student tuition. We are fortunate to have a millage that is one of the best of the 28 community colleges in Michigan. The 210-acre Main Campus is centrally located in Monroe County with easy access to Detroit and Toledo, Ohio.  The Whitman Center, our south extension center in Bedford Township near the Michigan-Ohio border, offers a wide selection of courses.

Mission: 
Monroe County Community College enriches and transforms lives by providing opportunity and excellence in higher education.

Vision:
Monroe County Community College will be an innovative and progressive higher education institution and our community’s first choice for quality post-secondary education.

The college offers associate degrees and certificate programs for career preparation, as well as for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.  It also provides training and retraining opportunities for business and industry, professional and personal enrichment programs, and other events and activities to promote the educational, economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the county and its citizens.

Four-year and postgraduate degrees are available right on the MCCC campus through Siena Heights University and Eastern Michigan University. 

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