Golden West College is currently seeking a full-time tenure track Music Instructor commencing with the 2019 fall semester. The primary teaching assignment involves vocal music instruction, including but not limited to directing ensembles, class voice, and applied vocal music. This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; and participation in ongoing professional development.
The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online or off campus and is subject to change as needed. The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of the Coast Community College District, with a clear, focused commitment to supporting teaching and academic excellence, and student learning and success through the work of Music and vocal music.
Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide instruction in Music in accordance with established course outlines.
Provide leadership in the development and revision of Music curriculum.
Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.
Responsible for directing performance ensembles each semester.
Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district- wide activities and committees as assigned.
Assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections.
Qualifications and Physical Demands
1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):
a. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area. b. Possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution in music. c. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in music AND a Master's degree in humanities. d. OR, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency (located at www.cccd.edu/employment) in addition to all other required materials.
2. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. 3. Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities. 4. Ability to complement existing staff, student and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.
Educational and/or instructional preparation in both music and vocal music conducting.
A minimum of three years of recent successful experience teaching vocal music at the post-secondary level.
Evidence of student success in teaching vocal music and directing vocal ensembles.
Evidence of participation in student success initiatives in a post-secondary setting.
Evidence of an ability to address the instructional needs of a diverse and frequently underprepared student population.
Evidence of an ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
Evidence of an ability to adapt teaching pedagogy to the knowledge level (developmental through transfer) and personality of each individual and class.
Evidence of an ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidenced-based assessment of student learning.
Evidence of innovation, scholarship, or leadership in the teaching of vocal music and directing vocal ensembles.
Desire and demonstrated ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees and in the shared governance of Coast Community College District.
Desire and evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole.
Ability to work with computers, and use the Internet and interactive technologies to engage students in on-campus and online courses (where academically appropriate); and intrinsic motivation and ability to develop and teach online courses.
Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
THE COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: