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Instructor - Music (Part-time Application Pool)

Company: Mt. Hood Community College
Location: Gresham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary and Responsibilities/Duties

Job Summary:

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 performers.

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.

Essential Duties:

  • 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 instructional activities.
  • Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the overall program objectives; prepares clear objectives for students each course. Maintains and revises curriculum to maintain currency.
  • 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 and practices.

Minimum and Desired Qualifications

Minimum 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 field

Desired Qualifications

  • 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

Additional Information:

MHCC only accepts applications through

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 the position.

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 need.

Mt. Hood Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.

Keywords: Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham , Instructor - Music (Part-time Application Pool), Other , Gresham, Oregon

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