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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty -- Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction

Part Time
2 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty -- Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction Posting Number 00410F Location New Westminster Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2022 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Music Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking at least one regular probationary faculty member to direct Concert Band and, depending on specialization, the successful candidate could be qualified to teach one or more of the following: Jazz Ensemble, Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation, Percussion Ensemble, Basic Instrumental Ensemble, Class Percussion, Class Brass and give instrumental lessons according to the candidate's specialization, with a preference for percussion or brass.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
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The Role
Regular Probationary Faculty - Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction


The successful candidate(s) will
- conduct ensembles and give lessons and studio classes to students in the department's credential programs, as well as students registered in the Community Music School;
- plan, organize, and manage learning activities and maintain quality learner-centred instruction;
- assess and evaluate students' progress and achievement;
- participate in curriculum development and maintain currency of instrumental ensemble courses;
- manage the instrumental score library and the collection of wind, brass and / or percussion instruments;
-maintain the community profile of the instrumental ensembles;
-engage in outreach and student recruitment;
- attend meetings, share in departmental responsibilities, and participate in committee work; and
- maintain currency in the field through professional development activity.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
- a minimum of a Master's degree in Music (Doctoral preferred); specialization in conducting will be considered an asset;
- a strong performance profile and excellent musicianship;
- a demonstrated ability to teach across a variety of musical styles;
- extensive knowledge of instrumental ensemble repertoire and pedagogy;
- a record of successful teaching and recruitment at the post-secondary level;
- experience with curriculum development and revision an asset;
- a demonstrated ability to work with a population of diverse adult learners;
- a strong commitment to maintaining and growing enrolment in ensembles;

- a commitment to Department and College service;
- excellent communication skills, demonstrated initiative and creativity, effective interpersonal skills, and self-directedness;
- evidence of ongoing professional development.

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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/14/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a CV and cover letter are submitted online. Please be sure to indicate clearly the ensembles, courses, and instrumental lessons for which you would like to be considered. Applicants are encouraged to review the departmental course offerings and highlight any related teaching experience in their application. In particular, we are hiring for MUSC 1114, 1130, 1135, 1137, 1150, 1152, 1153, 1156, 1163, 1164, 1184. Course details are available on the College website.

Applicants are requested to include links to video recordings or live performances. Finalists may be requested to submit additional material.

This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of May 9, 2022.
We anticipate holding interviews in late May or early June. A live teaching demonstration may be required as part of the interview process.

All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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