Contract Faculty -- Choral Ensembles

Douglas College
December 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$52.41-$114
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Contract Faculty -- Choral Ensembles

Posting Number 00609F Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range Hourly: $52.41-$114.65/hour. Per Three Credit Course: $7,947. Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/03/2024 End Date 12/19/2024 Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Work Arrangements

The Music Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to expand its list of contract instructors qualified to teach Chorus, Chorale, and Beginning Choral Ensemble.

For the 2024-2025 academic year, the Chorus course (0.75 section) is available in Fall 2024 and in Winter 2025.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

What Douglas Offers

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The Role

Contract Instructor — Choral Ensembles


The successful candidate will

  • Conduct choral ensembles in the department's credential programs, as well as students registered in the Community Music School;
  • Plan, organize, and manage learning activities, including choosing appropriate repertoire, conducting regular rehearsals and end-of-semester concerts, while maintaining quality learner-centred instruction;
  • Assess and evaluate students' progress and achievement;
  • Participate in the choral ensembles admission process, including hearing auditions and conducting interviews;
  • Maintain currency of choral ensemble courses;
  • Maintain the community profile of the choral ensembles;
  • Engage in outreach and student recruitment; and
  • Maintain currency in the field through professional development activity.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Music or equivalent experience;
  • A strong performance profile and excellent musicianship;
  • A demonstrated ability to teach across a variety of musical styles;
  • Extensive knowledge of choral ensemble repertoire and pedagogy;
  • A record of successful teaching at the post-secondary level;
  • Experience with curriculum development and revision an asset;
  • A demonstrated ability to work with a population of diverse adult learners;
  • A strong commitment to maintaining and growing enrolment in ensembles;
  • A commitment to Department and College service;
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated initiative and creativity, effective interpersonal skills, and self-directedness;
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/07/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must ensure that a CV and cover letter are submitted online. Applicants are encouraged to review Curriculum Guidelines for Chorus courses, Chorale courses, and Beginning Choral Ensemble courses available on the College website.

    All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.

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