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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty -- Music Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction

Part Time
6 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty -- Music Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction Posting Number 00474F 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 12/14/2022 End Date 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 Music Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to hire a regular probationary faculty member to direct instrumental ensembles and teach individual lessons depending on specialization. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach one of the following packages:

Package 1:
Concert Band ( MUSC 1130)
Jazz Ensemble ( MUSC 1137)
Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation ( MUSC 1114)
Beginning Instrumental Ensemble ( MUSC 1135)

Package 2:
Concert Band ( MUSC 1130)
Beginning Instrumental Ensemble ( MUSC 1135)
Percussion Ensemble ( MUSC 1184)

Package 3:
Jazz Ensemble ( MUSC 1137)
Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation ( MUSC 1114)
Beginning Instrumental Ensemble ( MUSC 1135)
Percussion Ensemble ( MUSC 1184)

Package 4:
Jazz Ensemble ( MUSC 1137)
Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation ( MUSC 1114)
Beginning Instrumental Ensemble ( MUSC 1135)
Guitar Ensemble ( MUSC 1185)

Each package is a minimum of 50% workload. In addition, the successful candidate might also be able to teach individual lessons and other courses for which they are qualified, in which case the workload would increase accordingly.

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
Regular Probationary Faculty - Instrumental Ensembles and Studio Instruction


The successful candidate 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 the student admission process, including hearing auditions and conducting interviews;
- participate in curriculum development and maintain currency of instrumental ensemble courses;
- direct the organization of the instrumental score library and manage the instrument collection related to their specialty;
-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);
- 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.

Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/20/2022 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 package 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, 1185. Course details are available on the College website.

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

This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of November 4, 2022.
We will be holding in-person teaching demonstrations the week of November 14, 2022. We anticipate holding interviews in late November and early December.

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