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Adjunct Faculty Credit - Music (Trombone)

Apply now Job no: 494531
Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Salary: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale
Pay Grade: JF Adjunct Faculty Hourly
Division: Provost
Department: Liberal Arts

Starting Pay Rate: Per Adjunct Faculty Pay Scale

Schedule Information: Days/evenings/weekends depending upon course schedule

***This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for the above subjects. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews***

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain "Under Review by Committee" for 18 months. You may check your status at any time by logging into jobs.harpercollege.edu with your username and password. 

Job Description:

  • Teach both credit and community education students in 100 and 200-level applied instruction lessons in trombone.
  • Could include creating new ensembles that are of relevance to students of our surrounding community.

The Department of Music at Harper College is committed to creating an inclusive educational experience that fosters creativity, expression, and a supportive musical community for students of varying cultures, backgrounds and interests. We maintain a proud level of academic excellence, and our goal is to build both academic and creative career paths for our students with opportunities to find representation and identity in their musical studies. We strive to have our educational experience eclectic and current by fusing the benefits of modern technology with traditional study of musical creation, performance and history across various genres and cultures. We care greatly about our surrounding community and have created a place for members to craft their musical interests into fruitful careers, personal enrichment, and stronger engagement with music.

Education Requirements: Master’s degree in music or equivalent with demonstrated pedagogical skills and extensive experience as a performing professional musician or equivalent.

Experience Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants who have previous experience teaching at the secondary and/or college levels.

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Applicable Benefits: We offer a competitive, semester by semester adjunct pay, with Harper tuition waivers, sick/personal business leave, and a comprehensive Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Program.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 10/24/22