Orchestra and Band Director – Los Medanos College Pittsburg, California

Orchestra and Band Director – Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, California

Contra Costa Community College District
Music Assistant Professor (Generalist/Orchestra & Band)
Posting Number: F00151
Location: Los Medanos College
Salary: $58,452 – $87,960 per year

Description of Position: Music Assistant Professor to teach required college level music classes and eventually create new courses.

Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1. advancing student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines; 2. developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs; 3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review; 4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives; 5. participating in department, division, and college committees; 6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide; 7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies; 8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; 9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements; 10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress; 11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines; 12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy; 13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Education/Experience: Master’s in music OR bachelor’s in music AND master’s in humanities OR the equivalent Please note: If you do not meet the minimum qualifications EXACTLY or if you’re unsure whether or not your degree meets the minimum qualifications, you MUST complete the equivalency form contained in the application packet.

Desirable Qualifications: Five or more years of teaching experience at the collegiate level or general music teaching experience, with special weight given to one or more of the following: Music History, Sight-singing, Theory, Concert Band, Orchestra, Afro-Cuban and Hip-Hop/R&B ensembles.

Applicant should have strong musicianship in any two or more in any of these areas: teacher in classical, Afro-Cuban, Hip-hop, urban music or contemporary music; or performer, composer, producer, conductor or arranger.

Applicant’s interest in developing a more modern cutting-edged non-traditional program is encouraged.

Job Close Date: 2/5/2016 Open Until Filled: No

To apply, visit: https://www.4cdcareers.net

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics


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