Professor, Music/Band Director

San Jacinto College

United States

June 25, 2021



Professor, Music/Band Director - North Campus

Responsibilities :

  • Band Director and Applied Instrumental Instructor.
  • Responsibilities may include teaching additional coursework in the Music Department.
  • Faculty load for this position consists of a minimum of 35 hours per week of instruction and office hours.
  • Instructor is expected to actively recruit, support and promote the department within the community at large masterclasses, workshops, and adjudicating.
  • Maintain active liaison with high schools, universities, business and industry or external agencies and assist with program advisory committees as appropriate.
  • Complete instructional duties, reports, and paperwork assigned by college leadership in a timely manner.
  • Teaching:

  • Keeps up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrates high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluates student work constructively and provides timely feedback.
  • Teaches at times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provides access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and responds to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
  • Develops and uses a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guideline.
  • Professional Development:

  • Maintains high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Plans, develops, and uses effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.
  • Reviews, evaluates, reflects, and revises program curricula and teaching methods through a self-evaluation process of self-reflection.
  • Meets or exceeds professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate to the discipline(s).
  • Service:

  • Actively participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participates in college activities for students/student organizations to aid in retention.
  • Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participates in setting departmental goals, in developing college budgets that support the goals, and in planning for achieving those goals.
  • Promotes and maintains departmental affiliation agreements and other partnerships with other institutions
  • Additional Job Functions:

  • Teach 15-16 hours per week from the following list of classes:
  • Direct the Jazz Band
  • Theory I-IV
  • Ear Training I-IV
  • Music Composition
  • Music Literature and/or Listening to Music
  • Music Fundamentals
  • American Popular Music
  • Requirements:

  • Master's degree or above with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in Music.
  • Two (2) years of experience directing bands at the college &/or secondary level.
  • Experience in musical performance at the professional level.
  • Experience with scheduling, budgeting, student recruitment, and administering an ensemble program.
  • Experience with technology-enhanced learning preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Note: Faculty are assigned to teach courses using various delivery methods based on the teaching area and the needs of students and the College, which may require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location.

    Salary Grade: MAST

    Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

    Requisition Number: req2956

    Posting Close Date: 6/25/2021


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