Assistant Professor of Music Washington Adventist University

Assistant Professor of Music
Washington Adventist University

Date Posted: May 19, 2015
Location: Takoma Park, MD


  • Coordinate, plan, organize, and instruct music courses with specific emphasis on orchestral organizations.
  • Ensure that each program/class contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and remains current in subject matter.
  • Choose textbooks and other instructional materials including classroom and laboratory equipment, in collaboration with Chairs and Deans, as appropriate.
  • Teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus.
  • Keep students informed concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements.
  • Provide students with a mid-term progress report per policy.
  • Maintain scholastic records and course syllabus.
  • Participate in program and curriculum review and development and student learning outcome initiatives.
  • Submit annual program budget proposals and manage assigned budgets.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to assigned students, and recruit appropriate student performers to maintain orchestral organizations.
  • Participate in faculty performance appraisal system.
  • Attend all meetings, professional development and orientation activities.
  • Serve on and provide information to committees as needed.


  • Master’s degree in Music and 2 years of experience, which must include:
    • String instrument instruction
    • Undergraduate student advising
    • Solo and ensemble performance at nationally and internationally recognized venues
    • Organizational direction
    • Conducting experience

To Apply: Mail cover letter and resume/CV to Ms. Rythee Jones, Associate VP of Human Resources, Washington Adventist University, 7600 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

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