Title Conservatory Visiting Lecturer
Department Conservatory of Music
Posting Number F00629
Full or Part Time Part Time
Open Date 07/20/2022
Close Date 10/18/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Days Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Primary Purpose and Essential Functions
The Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific invites
applications for a part-time, non-tenure track position.
Non-tenure-track faculty members collaborate in fulfilling the University's
mission to provide a superior, student-centered learning experience
integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing individuals
for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and
Part-time faculty are appointed as needed by each unit and considered as less
than full time annual appointment as specified by each unit. Part time is
determined by the unit based on a comparison to year-long appointments. Time
of service on a part-time appointment may not accrue to time for appointment
with tenure. Appointments for full-time non-tenure-track faculty members may
be issued as single-year or multi-year terms, and may be renewable.
Provide instruction for a total of 3-20 hours per week (depending on your course/contract).
Design and conduct educational programs and courses of instruction in accordance with the policies of the University.
Actively participate in the comprehensive planning or review of the development and quality improvement of the educational programs and courses of study, assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of such programs and courses, and to make recommendations to the Deans and Provost concerning the educational mission, programs, and policies of the University.
Recommend educational policies and degree requirements which effectively carry out the mission of the University.
Advise students on academic progress, and recommend student candidates for earned degrees.
Participate in the selection, evaluation, and advancement of faculty and academic administrators.
Contribute to the advancement of knowledge through open inquiry, creative activity and research as appropriate.
Participate in service as requested or required.
The faculty member may consider any matter in connection with the
effectiveness and quality of the educational program or the professional
welfare of the faculty, may make recommendations to the department chair,
academic dean or provost concerning any policies, programs, or procedures
which affect the educational program or faculty welfare.
Each school and college in the University may have a faculty of its own
consisting of all members of the University faculty within the particular
school or college and subject to the approval of the Provost, adopt by-laws
and rules concerning its own organization, governance, and procedures.
Each faculty shall function under the Dean and Provost and be subjected to the
policies of the University.
A master's degree or its equivalent in the field of specialization and promise
of teaching success and of scholarly or artistic achievements; a candidate
without a master's degree must have equivalent educational or professional
experience in the appropriate area of instructional responsibility, and the
recommendation for appointment must contain a statement of this equivalence.
While holding an appointment as a Lecturer no person shall be eligible for
tenure, nor shall service in this appointment be counted toward meeting
minimum time requirements for promotion and/or the probationary period for
tenure. Each appointment as a Lecturer in the University will be for a
specific period of time. A review of each such appointment will be conducted
consistent with the University guidelines for faculty evaluation before a
renewed appointment is proffered. The rank of Lecturer is not a tenure
College-level experience highly desirable.
Applications from those willing and qualified to teach in related areas
such as entrepreneurship/professional development, music theory, and
musicology are encouraged.
An earned doctorate or terminal degree in the field of specialization.
Published research in field of specialization.
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Requires extended periods of sitting and standing, bending and stooping, and
occasional walking. Work is primarily performed in a standard classroom
environment. Work performed for a total of 3-20 hours per week (depending on
THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Your application will be
active for 90 days. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and are
reviewed by the hiring department as openings become available. To maintain
your application within the system, you will need to re-apply. Applicants must
complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered
for a position. Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the
Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation
needed before the date of the interview. Note: if a job-specific posting is
created and you are interested in that specific position, please apply to that
job posting. Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for
future employment in openings of this type since availability can be
unpredictable and consideration competitive.
About Pacific's Conservatory of Music
Founded in 1878, Pacific's Conservatory of Music has been delivering an
outstanding music education for more than 140 years. 259 majors enrolled in
the Conservatory's undergraduate and graduate programs in Fall of 2018. Degree
programs are offered in vocal and instrumental performance, composition, jazz,
education, management, therapy and history. Passionate and dedicated faculty
artists/scholars provide a rigorous and supportive learning environment.
Students have access to a recording studio in addition to technology and
composition labs, and draw on the rich artistic and cultural diversity of
Northern California. Seminars and master classes with accomplished alumni and
visiting artists along with numerous performance opportunities help prepare
graduates for a life in music. To learn more, visit
https:// go.pacific.edu/conservatory.About University of the Pacific
Established in 1851 as the first chartered institution of higher education in
California, University of the Pacific prepares students for professional and
personal success through rigorous academics, small classes, and a supportive
and engaging culture. Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful private
university campuses in the West, the Stockton campus offers more than 80
majors in seven schools. The university's distinctive Northern California
footprint also includes a campus in San Francisco, home to the Arthur A.
Dugoni School of Dentistry, and in Sacramento, home to the PacificMcGeorge
School of Law.For more information, visit www. pacific.edu. Pacific is an equal
opportunity employer and is committed to broadening the diversity of its
Reference Letter Information
Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 3
Background Check Statement
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to
execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
AA/EEO Policy Statement
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity
employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law
and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse
faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and
staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic
information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual
orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression,
or mental or physical disability.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Have you received notice that you are under review for possible exclusion from any federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
Pacific participates in federal healthcare programs. As such, a required part of the hiring process is to verify that potential employees have not been excluded from participating in federal programs for mandatory exclusions (including for fraud, controlled substances crimes, patient abuse or neglect, or other program-related crimes) or for other permissive exclusions by the Office of Inspector General. A "Yes" response would be considered disqualifying. Please answer the following question accordingly: Are you currently excluded from participation in federal programs (including Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal healthcare program)?
How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
University of the Pacific Website
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
Chronicle of HIgher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
Professional or Association Listserv
Publication or website from a professional organization
San Francisco Chronicle
Other Online Job Board
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Faculty Letter of Reference 1