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Instructor of Low Brass - Adjunct Faculty

McHenry County College
Crystal Lake, IL, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Work Week

Salaries are dependent upon education and semesters taught at MCC.

Position Summary

MCC instructors are higher-education professionals who champion student learning. They engage and inspire students, applying innovative teaching and learning pedagogies in instruction. They assess student learning to ensure students success, staying abreast of trends in the discipline. Our instructors collaborate within the College as discipline experts, helping the College reach its strategic goals through active participation in college committees and by promoting the College to future students throughout our community.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

Including but are not limited to:

  • Teach trombone, euphonium, and tuba lessons in accordance with the learning objectives and Concourse syllabus using instructional strategies to engage students
  • Develop and manage working syllabus, course materials, and assignments
  • Provide feedback and evaluate students’ performance throughout the learning process which could involve being available for student conferences either before or after class, and by College email if necessary
  • Maintain and submit class syllabus, grades and attendance records, and required course related data
  • Use educational technology (i.e. course management platform such as Canvas)
  • Assess student learning and submit required reports of assessment results
  • Maintain currency in professional field
  • Work cooperatively within the department, the division, and throughout the College in striving for educational excellence
  • Required Qualifications

  • Course specific minimum qualifications are approved annually by the Board of Trustees and are available in all Academic Division Offices: Master's degree in music.
  • Demonstrated teaching experience is preferred.
  • Commitment to the mission of the community college, and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Organization


    As a leading community college and an integral part of the Illinois system of higher education, McHenry County College (MCC) is dedicated to upholding a policy of open admissions, a comprehensive program of educational offerings, and maintenance of an informal and engaging student-oriented learning environment.

    Thrive in a dedicated and innovative team environment. Enjoy a rewarding career with generous benefits. Qualified applicants who are committed to excellence are encouraged to apply.

    At a Glance

    • provides credit and noncredit educational and training opportunities as well as special events for close to 60,000 participants annually. The college serves the seventh most rapidly growing county in Illinois and offers six associate's degrees and 17 Associate of Applied Science degrees.
    • also offers free adult education.
    • promotes a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities, enabling students to meet their educational, career and personal goals close to home at an affordable price.

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