The Music Department at Arizona Christian University invites applications for
an adjunct instructor position beginning August 2022. The instructor's primary
duty is to teach undergraduate courses and/or private instruction in Music
related courses. Instructor will teach Applied Lessons: Piano and Class Piano
I & III, including other Music courses and responsibilities as assigned by
Department Chair (i.e., Chorale and Musical Theater Collaborative Pianist).
Instructors are responsible for preparation and delivery of all course
materials--including the syllabus, lecture, and other course delivery
preparation--and keeping attendance records.
· Master's degree in Music, or an equivalent combination of education and
· Minimum of three years of higher education teaching experience in the field
of Music and/or specified Music discipline is highly desirable
· Demonstrate advanced ability in specified music discipline
· Strong oral presentation and written skills
· Ability to effectively communicate with others and to work harmoniously with
· Professional, energetic, positive attitude, self‐motivated, resourceful, and
persistent with careful attention to detail
· Strong organizational skills
· Experience with various instructional delivery systems including integration
of technology into coursework
· Dedication to honoring Christ with words, deeds and behavior
Duties, Tasks, Responsibilities (List as many categories as necessary):
· Create schedules for all students enrolled in MLP 111 - Applied Lesson:
· Scheduling, preparing, and supervising course appropriate performances. I.e.
Recitals, Master Classes, Concerts, Juries, Chapel services, etc.
· Development of written syllabi and required course materials prior to
· Supervision and instruction of students in classroom, private instruction,
and/or lab settings
· Student assessment, regular recording of grades, submit Final Grades by
· Participation in departmental and university-wide meetings and committees
· Attendance at mandatory Adjunct Faculty Orientation
· Maintaining office hours to advise and assist students
· Other duties as assigned by the Dean and Department Chair
· Provide spiritual support and prayer to students and staff
· Requires the ability to read, write, see, hear, and speak clearly.
· Requires the ability to stand, walk, bend, reach or sit for long periods of
· Requires working on a computer, PC or laptop; ability to work these and
office related equipment.
· May be required to lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
· Moderate noise.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex
documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or
complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or
innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive
speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics of management,
public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of concrete variables in situations where only a limited
standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract
and concrete variables.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range
of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal
symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in
its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and