Lone Star College-University Park
Faculty, Music (#20207) UP
The successful candidate for this position will possess the skills and knowledge required to provide high-quality instruction in academic music courses. Preference shall be given to candidates who are keyboard specialists with experience in higher education and demonstrated ability as an accompanist. This position will assist academic leadership in maintaining instructional quality within the music program.
It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.
Fall 2017 Start Date
1.Primary responsibility is to teach academic music courses, including, but not limited to, Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Aural Theory, Music Fundamentals, Class Piano, and Music Literature.
2.Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
3.Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
4.Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
5.Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
6.Submits required college reports and forms.
7.Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
8.Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
9.Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
10.Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.
11.Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree or higher in Music or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in music
Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.
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