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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
10-MONTH, TENURE TRACK POSITION
This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, or extension site assignments.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Dean of Arts, Communication and Social Sciences and as a member of the Music Department, primary teaching responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Music Theory and Aural Skills. Assignments may include a wide range of lecture/performance courses. Additional desirable qualifications include strong keyboard performance and keyboard pedagogy skills. The successful candidate will have a broad range of musical experiences in performance and Music Appreciation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Music OR Bachelor's Degree Music AND Master's Degree in Humanities, OR the equivalent, OR a valid California Community College Instructor Credential in Music.
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is desirable.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Music Theory preferred. Knowledge or expertise in piano performance/pedagogy desirable. Recent teaching experience, especially at the community college level and with a broad mix of students of varying abilities; experience in teaching basic music courses using non-traditional approaches; professional performance experience; familiarity with computer–assisted technology as related to music education; evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in the field and instructional programs; demonstration of a commitment to become involved in the campus community and perform outreach to the surrounding community.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
Upon initial employment, full-time faculty members are placed on the salary schedule based upon years of experience and education. The maximum initial placement for experience is Step 6. Faculty members are encouraged to continue their professional development through additional study qualifying them for advancement on the salary schedule. For current salary schedules and information on salary placement visit our website at www.swccd.edu. Excellent fringe benefits.
STARTING DATE: August 22, 2019 (Fall Semester, 2019)
All application materials must be received in the Human Resources Office. Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on, Friday, March 1, 2019 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
FAXED AND E-MAILED MATERIAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, HOWEVER, APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2696.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Submit the following application materials online at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2696:
Letter of application (cover letter); maximum 1 page typed.
Narrative: Address why you feel your personal qualifications and goals have prepared you to teach in the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic environment represented in the School of Arts, Communication and Social Sciences at Southwestern College.
SWC Online Employment Application
Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
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