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Institution: College of Marin

Position: Music Instructor

General Information:

Full-time, tenure-track; Kentfield and Indian Valley (Novato) campuses (CA)


1.) A Master's degree in Music; or
2.) A Bachelor's degree in Music AND a Master's degree in Humanities; or
3.) The equivalent; and
4.) Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the campus community.

The following are highly desirable:

Currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and subject matter.
Competencies in curriculum and course development, teaching and learning theory, information and resources, and assessing student learning outcomes; and assisting students to develop critical thinking skills.
Familiarity with and willingness and ability to use multiple teaching methods, including computer based learning.
Ability and enthusiasm to use teaching methods that engage students and encourage them to be motivated self-learners.
Knowledge, training and experience with online pedagogy and technology;
Sensitivity to and rapport with students from diverse cultural, language, ethnic, academic, socioeconomic, age and disability backgrounds;
Knowledge of and skill in use of computer technologies for educational purposes, including computer-based learning;
Commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the College of Marin;
Evidence of commitment to professional growth and service which may include, but not limited to, membership in professional organizations, presenting workshops, attending conferences or training, development of curriculum and instructional materials, membership in school/college committees or production of classroom-based research;
Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally with colleagues (faculty, administration and staff);
Evidence of excellent written and verbal skills in English and strong organizational skills.
Musical expertise in one or more of the following areas is also needed:
band directing (symphonic band)
choral and chamber choir directing
orchestra and chamber music directing
class piano instruction
advanced music theory instruction
musicology: classical, popular, world music instruction

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Provide effective classroom and laboratory instruction using methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter;
Provide instruction in Music major courses, such as music fundamentals, first-year courses in music theory and ear training, or music appreciation;
Perform in a leadership role in the Music department, including acting as Chair of the Music discipline, if elected;
Prepare and evaluate all class assignments and examinations;
Advise, assist and evaluate student performance and learning outcomes;
Participate in program activities including curriculum development, evaluation and decision-making, program planning, new teaching and learning methods, and resource development;
Contribute to development of program policies and procedures;
Participate in college professional or shared governance committees and in departmental activities such as maintaining course outlines, program review, student learning outcomes assessment, other curricular development, etc.
Maintain and post office hours;
Maintain and submit accurate student records in a timely manner as required;
Maintain currency and knowledge in assigned area of responsibility;
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

Salary Range: $45,527 - $86,941 per year, depending on educational background and experience.

Items to Send:

A. Cover Letter
B. Resume/CV
C. Copy of college transcript conferring Bachelor's degree
D. Copy of college transcript conferring Master's degree

Deadline: March 7, 2014


None given

Other Information:

Date Listed: 02/23/2014

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