Part Time Instructor, Music

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute   Hickory, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 1, 2021
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Part-Time Instructor Music

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications

OPENING DATE: 09/29/21

CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Instruct classes, coordinates assigned activities with other college programs, divisions, department and outside agencies; and provides support to the Director, Music Programs and to the Dean, Arts & Sciences.


Essential Functions:
Plan and participate in the instruction of classes for the program; prepare supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance
Prepare objectives, assignments, grading standards, attendance polices and course syllabus to be distributed at first class meeting; select text books; prepare, proctor and grade tests; prepare instructional materials and aids
Provide supervisor with objectives and course outlines for each class; begin and end each class on time; turn in reports, final grades and other forms on time; revise course content and objectives as required; administer student evaluations each quarter; develop new courses in field as required
Assist in the evaluation of activities and operations of assigned program; ensure that operations meet the goals and objectives of the college and the needs of the student population

Marginal Functions:
Support college functions/cultural activities; assist in the placement of students
Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge of:
Principles and techniques of classroom instruction.
The mission, goals and objectives of CCC&TI.
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration.
Safe work practices and procedures.
Operational characteristics of equipment and tools used in the area of work assigned.
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:
Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Contribute to the development of academic mission, goals and objectives which complement those of the college.
Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws, and regulations.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Interpret, explain, and enforce departmental policies and procedures.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students.
Follow all safety rules and regulations of the Department.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.

Environmental Conditions:
The employee should have the ability to effectively handle a work environment and conditions which involve an office and classroom workspace, working closely with others, and periodically working irregular hours.

The employee must maintain the office and teaching environments by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards to provide a safe work environment.

Physical Conditions:
Physical and marginal functions require the ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following: standing, walking or sitting for extended periods, moderate lifting and carrying, general manual dexterity, operating assigned equipment, and extended exposure to computer screens.

The employee is required to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment, communicating with others and handling varied tasks simultaneously.

Additionally, the employee must maintain mental capacity, which permits making sound decisions and using good judgment, demonstrating intellectual capabilities, and evaluating the effectiveness of programs and personnel.

Scheduling Conditions:
This is a part-time position, with availability of contract hours and scheduling (day/evening/online) dependent on enrollment needs of each semester.

Traveling Conditions:
Local travel between the Caldwell campus, Watauga campus, or any off-campus sites is required, as necessary.


Required Training and Experience:

Master's degree in Music from a regionally accredited college or university, or
Master's degree in Music Education, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university with 18 graduate semester hours in music.

Preferred Experience:
Teaching experience at a community college; using a learning management system to teach hybrid and distance education courses.