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Douglas College

Faculty Coordinator - Music Department

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Position Information

Position Title Faculty Coordinator - Music Department Posting Number 00613F Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $71,846-$115,129. Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Coordinator Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2024 End Date 08/15/2025 Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking a qualified music instructor to serve as Coordinator for the Music Department.

The position is located at the New Westminster campus and requires occasional evening and weekend availability.

This position is for an initial appointment of one year with the possibility to extend for two more years, for a total of a 3-year term. The starting date for this position is August 16, 2024.

This role has 4 sections of time release available for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
Reporting to the Dean of LLPA , this position provides the leadership, advising and operational support to the Music Department to ensure the effective functioning of and co-ordination among its programs. Has general responsibility for seeking, facilitating, and implementing collegial decisions, for representing the needs of students in the Basic Musicianship Certificate, the Music Diploma and the Foundations for Music Therapy Diploma programs, and for supporting the decisions of the Department. Works collaboratively with the Director of Performing and Fine Arts, the Coordinator for the Music Technology Diploma program, and the Coordinator for Advanced Certificate in Applied Audio program to ensure the functioning of the Department as a whole.


The Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

    •Schedule Music courses; •Participate in the various budgetary processes that affect the department; •Coordinate the development and approval process for curriculum; •Convene and chair department meetings and ensure timely dissemination of related materials; •Ensure timely and effective communication within the department and with other programs, College offices, and external organizations (including the Program Advisory Committee); •Collect, maintain, and share relevant information and program policies in digital format with faculty and current students (e.g., music student handbook); •Oversee student recruitment, the student intake processes (i.e., leading information sessions for prospective students, coordinating assessments, auditions, intake interviews, summer tracking of new students, August orientation day, etc.), and student retention; •Coordinate and delegate advising responsibilities among departmental faculty members; •Oversee student registration in private lessons to comply with eligibility guidelines and assign appropriate instructors in cooperation with regular performance faculty; •Represent the Music Department's needs to the Director of Performing and Fine Arts and other LLPA programs and staff for the shared use of the Performing Arts facilities; •Support student success initiatives, including student recognition (awards); •Monitor student progress, including comprehensive student reviews, inform students of decisions; •Collaborate with Director of Performing and Fine Arts about the inventory of instruments and department equipment; •Coordinate student assistants.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
To be eligible to serve as Music Department Coordinator, the successful candidate must have the following:
    •A Master's degree in Music, or equivalent; •Qualified-to-teach ( QTT ) status within the Music Department or, for external candidates, the necessary criteria to meet QTT status; •Strong organizational skills, the ability to set and follow through with priorities among competing tasks, and the ability to be detail-oriented, thorough, and fair; •Effective interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills and good judgement; •A demonstrated ability to work effectively in groups, to assume an effective leadership role and to foster collaboration and cooperation amongst peers; •A demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet deadlines; •Experience making informed decisions within a policy and Collective Agreement framework; •The ability to maintain a balanced view of both the academic and performance goals and objectives of the Department, and to support and respect the needs and place of each program within the Department as a whole.
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/17/2024 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site . Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by June 3, 2024. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
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About Douglas College

Douglas College is one of the largest colleges in British Columbia, offering a variety of bachelor's degrees, diplomas, university transfer options, career training programs and much more. We have campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam as well as a training centre in Surrey and are home to more than 14,000 credit students each year as well as an additional 20,000 who take non-credit programs. If you want to do what you love and be good at it, Douglas College is the place for you.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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