Adjunct Instructor, Music, Piano

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Adjunct Instructor, Music, Piano

Job Description:An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
Teach applied piano to piano majors and non-majors.
Teach group (class) piano at the beginning and intermediate levels. Demonstrate a commitment to the use of current and emerging technologies. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff.
Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations.
Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum of Master of Music degree in Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy or Music Education.
Coursework at the graduate level should demonstrate a significant concentration in music theory or music history.
Two (2) years teaching experience in the disciplines including group piano and applied lessons.
Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
Doctorate of Music in Piano performance.
Teaching experience at the collegiate level.
Experience at the community college level.
Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
Experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs. Experience in course development and assessment, planning, quality and accreditation processes, and committee service.
Standard classroom equipment and software.
Classroom teaching environment.

Full Time/Part Time:Part time
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Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Job Posting: 11971101

Posted On: Jun 12, 2024

Updated On: Jul 12, 2024

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