Adjunct Lecturer, Jazz Piano and Basic Piano

Barry University (Miami Shores)

United States

November 7, 2021



The Department of Fine Arts is currently seeking an Adjunct Music Professor

for private applied lessons in performance of Jazz piano and basic piano for non-music majors.

The applicant must have at least a Master of Music degree and be willing to teach face to face (in-person, no remote delivery).

The major in Music develops performance skills through applied lessons, directed coursework, and ensemble and stage experience. This is complemented by studies in the Liberal Arts.

Music majors are given professional training and musical skills with an emphasis on performance. The program encourages individual growth, nurtures leadership qualities, and provides many and varied opportunities for the student to perform from the first year of study through graduation. The program's small classes increase the potential for performance opportunities, leadership qualities, and musical growth.

Essential Functions
  • Deliver private lessons in a clear and effective manner.

  • Create a unified comprehensive syllabus and customized lessons to suit individual student's needs.

  • Create, administer, and evaluate exams, papers and/or projects, attend Juries.

  • Respond to student questions and/or issues.

  • This position regularly receives work assignments directly from others, in addition to the supervisor / manager, and list those position titles: Assistant, Associate and Full Photography Professors.

  • Not responsible for supervising others.

  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • Master's Degree in Music is required.

  • 1-3 years of work related experience is required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.

  • Needs to be able to use CANVAS.

  • Create a unified, comprehensive syllabus with major topics, quizzes, due dates and exams.​

  • Ability to deliver material in a clear and effective manor in a way that students are able to grasp and comprehend.

  • Ability to create, administer and evaluate exams, papers and/or projects.

  • Decisions generally affect own position or specific functional area.

  • Problems encountered are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures.

  • Results are defined and existing practices are used as guidelines to determine specific work methods and carries out work activities independently; supervisor/manager is available to resolve problems.

  • Benefits: Barry University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full- time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance initiatives such as wellness programs, spirituality in the workplace, and training and development.

    Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.