Instructional Faculty - Instrumental Studies

Posted: 02/16/2023

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Job Summary:
SCF is searching for an instructional faculty member in Instrumental Studies. The position requires the faculty member to direct the college orchestra and symphonic band as part of the teaching load. The remaining teaching load may include music appreciation, music or aural theory, and or applied lessons in your specialty. Music is housed within the Performing Arts Department and boasts a Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall and Studio Theater with a robust schedule of performances. An instructional faculty member will be responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in his/her particular discipline. The individual is expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community and students.

Job Description
Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties:

  1. Teaches all courses as assigned.
  2. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction.
  3. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives.
  4. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's diversity initiatives.
  5. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change.
  6. Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
  7. Maintains attendance and punctuality.
  8. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements.
  9. Meets all scheduled classes, and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately.
  10. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion and commitment that promotes student growth and learning.
  11. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives.
  12. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process.
  13. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade reports within college deadlines.
  14. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned.
  15. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official.
  16. Assists with development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals.
  17.  Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department.
  18. Serves on College committees to which elected or appointed.
  19.  During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair of Coordinator for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction.
  20.  Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair/Program Directors for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities.
  21. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination.
  22. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrates professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.)
  23. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college.
  24. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority.
Minimum Qualifications ·
Education/Experience: Applicants must have: master’s degree and 18 graduate semester hours in music or a master’s degree with a major in music. Experience teaching at the college level. Experience as a performer or conductor. Degree and credit hour requirements must be met in accordance with the criteria for accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in Music Performance, Musicology or related field.
Teaching experience at the associates level. Professional experience as a conductor or composer.
Professional experience conducting and or playing as part of an orchestra or symphony.

Special Instructions to Applicants
All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is not eligible for veteran preference.

Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.

Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name: Performing Arts
Campus: Bradenton
Work Schedule: 9 Month
Work Hours From: Varies
Work Hours To: Varies
Total Hours Per Week: 35
Requested Start Date: Fall 2023
Job Type: Faculty
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: $38,981-$48,795.50
FLSA: Exempt Job Open Date: 09/23/2022
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes

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Position Type: Part-time

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