Job Summary and Responsibilities/Duties
This pool has been established to accept applications for
part-time music instructors that may arise throughout the academic
year in the music program. We are currently seeking individuals
that have demonstrated experience in teaching any or all of the
following sequence coursework for our two-year program: music
theory, group piano, keyboard harmony and aural skills. We are also
seeking instructors who have demonstrated experience in conducting
jazz ensembles. The successful applicant will have teaching
experience in a high school and/or college academic setting and a
record of professional association with music educators and/or
An Instructor is responsible for providing quality instruction
that will contribute to the learning experiences necessary for each
student to meet the objectives of the course and to be successful
in both their education and career development experiences.
- Instructs students in a classroom, lab, learning center or
other setting as appropriate.
- Provides student contact before or after class or through
telephone or email exchanges or office hours where facilities and
schedules permit according to Article 18.G.3.
- Prepares, distributes and utilizes instructional support
materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials,
instructional media and other devices as appropriate; incorporates
the latest classroom technology when available and appropriate into
- Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the
overall program objectives; prepares clear objectives for students
each course. Maintains and revises curriculum to maintain
- Understands, develops and provides a learning environment that
supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity within
the College community.
- Responsible for classroom, laboratory and departmental
equipment and provides for the security of facilities and
instructional materials as appropriate.
- Understands and abides by College policies and regulations and
other policies, procedures and materials as required by the
College, departments or divisions.
- Convenes classes on time and as scheduled.
- Maintains evaluation and grading records for assigned students;
enters grades and provides all necessary documentation for
incompletes within established College timelines.
- Ensures and emphasizes safe working and classroom conditions
Minimum and Desired Qualifications
- Master's degree (or higher) in Music or a related field OR a
master's degree and 24 graduate credit hours in Music or a related
- Teaching experience in music coursework, preferably at the high
school or community college level
- Demonstrated professional experience in music
- Excellent interpersonal skills in communicating with faculty,
staff and students
Working Conditions and Important Information
MHCC only accepts applications through http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mhcc/default.cfm.
For technical support contact NeoGov at 877-204-4442.
It is important that your application show all the relevant
education and experience you possess (even if you are repeating
information from your resume or cover letter). Applications will be
rejected if incomplete. Do not say, "See Resume," for instance.
Your cover letter (if required) should address how you meet the
qualifications and why you think you would be the best person for
When you apply for the position, you will get to the document
upload area where you will be given an opportunity to attach your
documents. Instructions will also be found there. Please note: We
do not accept or read letters of recommendation.
For a link to the part-time faculty salary schedule, click here.
Position subject to budget consideration and approval.
Proof of degree is required with your application. An unofficial
or official copy is acceptable for application purposes. An
official transcript will be required if you are hired.
MHCC is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at
the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the
United States to be considered.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to
complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human
Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of
Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that
actively supports workforce diversity.