Adjunct Instructor of Music

Our Lady of the Lake University

United States

December 20, 2022


Adjunct Instructor of Music

Category: Adjunct Faculty Subscribe: Department: College of Arts & Sciences Locations: San Antonio, TX Posted: Dec 10, 2020 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Part-time Position ID: 126963


About Our Lady of the Lake University:

On the foundation of faith, wisdom and trust in Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) prepares graduates to transform their communities, families and professions.

OLLU, founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational comprehensive institution with an enrollment of more than 3,100 students. With its main residential campus in San Antonio and non-traditional programs in San Antonio, Houston, the Rio Grande Valley (La Feria), and online, OLLU has a presence in two of the largest cities in Texas, the border region, and literally around the world.

The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, 14 master's programs and three doctoral programs through its College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Leadership, and the College of Professional Studies. OLLU offers classes in daytime, evening, weekend and online formats.

Job Description:

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio seeks Adjunct Music Instructors to be included in the general pool of candidates from which qualified part-time faculty will be selected for the upcoming academic term. The deadline for application is December 20 for consideration for the Spring semester and July 20 for the Fall semester.

Primary responsibility will be to teach applied music lessons to both music majors and minors. Other duties may include teaching additional classes as needed (contingent upon enrollment).

The course(s) to be taught may include:

  • Private Instruction in Music
  • Sight-Singing I & II
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Music Appreciation
  • Exploring World Music
  • Music History I & II
  • Requirements:

    Minimum: Master's degree (MA, MM, MME, etc.) in Music (including classical or jazz performance, musicology, ethnomusicology, composition/music theory, etc.) or Music Education.

  • Demonstrated potential in applied voice and classroom teaching at the University level.
  • Enthusiasm for connecting music to first-generation college students, both majors and non-majors, and deep commitment to the mission and identity of the University.
  • Willingness and ability to teach either in person or online.
  • Additional Information:

    Contract renewal is contingent upon evidence of teaching effectiveness.

    For questions about the position contact: Dr. Jessica C. Hajek, Assistant Professor of Music and Program Head,

    OLLU seeks to attract, develop and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administrators. The University is committed to diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. EOE.

    Employment with Our Lady of the Lake University is contingent upon the applicant undergoing a background investigation.

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    Application Instructions:

    Please complete the online Application for Academic Employment and attach the following:

  • Letter of Interest denoting position for which applying.
  • Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of all transcripts reflecting receipt of terminal degree in discipline for which applying.
  • Listing of three professional references.
  • Two letters of recommendation emailed to
  • For consideration for Academic Employment, all materials above must be submitted together and at one time.

    Incomplete packets for academic employment will not be considered.