Job no: 494570
Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Role: Music Adjunct Faculty
Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.
Class sections assigned – as required by department
Rate of Pay:
Per Contact Hour
2022: Less than Master's = $947; Master's or above = $983
Adjunct faculty provide instruction aligned with the College’s strategic goals and evaluate students’ progress to facilitate achievement of their educational goals.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:A master’s degree in music performance with concentration in Double Bass OR bachelor’s degree and experience performing professionally and private teaching.Ability to communicate with and teach students at all levels of musicianship.College teaching experience preferred.Commitment to the community college mission and philosophyCommitment to meeting the academic needs of non-traditional students, including first generation students, older students, minority/multicultural students, and non-native speakers of English.
Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Deliver instruction
- Conduct assigned classes and/or labs
- Prepare lessons
- Provide course syllabus, which shall include grading standards, attendance policies, classroom behavior expectations, course outline, and contact information
- Verify student enrollment and submit grades
If a lab component is involved:Prepare labsEnforce lab safety proceduresEvaluate student progressKeep accurate record of student performanceProvide students with timely, constructive feedbackProvide student assistanceUphold required office hoursMaintain voice-mail and e-mail communicationRefer students to student support servicesAccommodate special-need students
Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description
Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)
Visual Acuity (arm’s length)
Typical office or administrative
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.
In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Advertised: April 4, 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled