French Horn Adjunct Instructor

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  • Part Time
  • Casper

Website Casper College

The NASM-Accredited Music Department is seeking a well-qualified French horn instructor.  In 2013, the department moved into a new state-of-the-art music facility, complete with acoustically designed studios, ensemble spaces, and concert hall.

Adjunct Faculty teaches applied lessons in the assigned instructional area, with additional teaching in high brass if interested, qualified, and needed. The position reports to the program director of the department of music. Basic responsibilities of Adjunct Faculty are to review and distribute course syllabi to each student, follow standard course design, arrange for the acquisition and preparation of appropriate materials and equipment necessary to meet course objectives, and basic reporting duties including grade reports, etc. The Adjunct Faculty member is evaluated by the department chair.

Essential Duties:
Teach courses in applied French horn
Maintain accurate attendance records
Procure appropriate materials needed for course instruction
Reporting duties including student grade data
Evaluate students (including juries)

Work Environment:
Typical work environment is a classroom, office and/or studio/stage setting requiring normal safety precautions. Work is usually performed during the normal workday, however, occasional early morning, late evening, and weekend work may be required. Noise levels are minimal to moderate and include stage/studio performances with exposure to a moderate level of sound. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors travelling between campus buildings in various weather conditions.

Physical Demands:
Employee must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds may be required. Less frequent lifting of more than 10 pounds may be required (moving large musical equipment).

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in French Horn (performance and/or pedagogy)
Expertise in current brass pedagogy
Appropriate performance experience

Desired Qualifications:

Experience teaching at the college level

To Apply:
Completed online Casper College application
Resume or CV
Cover Letter
Statement of teaching philosophy
Samples of work (links preferred)
A listing of three professional references

A performance and teaching demonstration will be required at the time of the interview

This is a part-time, non-benefited position

Applications for faculty positions will be screened to ensure applicants meet the necessary credential requirements set forth by the Higher Learning Commission to teach college credit classes.

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