This position will begin in the Spring Semester of 2022.
Essential Functions –
- Teach music related courses and brass instrument Applied Music (for music majors). Assignments may include evening courses and teaching via alternative delivery systems, such as online.
- Conduct instrumental jazz ensembles and combos; present a minimum of two public concerts per academic year.
- Coordinate instrumental jazz activities such as concerts (on- or off-campus), touring possibilities, clinics, festivals, workshops and/or master classes.
- Recruit students for music and other fine arts programs and make scholarship awards to music majors and students involved in the jazz ensembles and combos within published deadlines.
- Foster positive professional relationships with area high school music program directors/faculty and with community members to support HutchCC music programs.
- Communicate/maintain jazz patron/donor relationships for the purpose of raising scholarship funds for jazz and music programs.
- Maintain records and files as requested by the department chairperson.
- Collaborate with other faculty in the department on classes, concerts, trips, workshops, recruiting, clinics, and performances.
- Collaborate with the theatre program on a musical each school year. Duties may include conducting, providing musicians, and rehearsing the music.
- Maintain skills in teaching methods and course development as recommended by HutchCC.
- Arrive on time for work, attend work regularly, and successfully complete the responsibilities of the position.
- Comply with HutchCC policies, procedures, and practices.
- Serve actively on campus committees.
- Additional responsibilities may include recommendation of upgrades for music technology, online development, and curriculum development.
- Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the appropriate Department Chairperson and/or the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
- Master’s degree in music required with preference to those candidates with graduate studies in the jazz genre
- Demonstrated success in conducting, coordination of a jazz program, and student recruitment at a college level preferred
- Professional performing experience in music preferred
- Willingness to teach via alternative delivery systems including online and/or other distance education modes
- Brass or percussion emphasis and performing experience preferred
- Develop and maintain effective professional relationships with area music directors, donors, fine arts colleagues, administration, and peers
- Communicate effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, socioeconomic, gender and disabilities populations
- Maintain confidentiality in a student-centered environment
- Physical requirements include: excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills; ability to understand words and respond effectively and appropriately; visual acuity to view a computer terminal; use appropriate judgment and apply tact and courtesy in difficult situations; light/indoor work environment
- Mental requirements include the ability to learn/comprehend basic instructions about the position
- Physical and mental qualifications must be performed with or without a reasonable accommodation. -The qualifications listed are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties
SALARY and STATUS:
The salary is determined per the 2021-2022 Hiring Salary Schedule in the local HutchCC Master Agreement. This full-time faculty position is a nine-month annual based on contract renewal, 170 work days per contract period, 15 extra days for recruitment, due process rights eligible, benefit eligible, and exempt. For a copy of the hiring schedule for this position, please see the attached schedule, or you may visit the following address: http://www.hutchcc.edu/hiring-schedule. Total number of days worked per contract period: 170 (170 + 15 additional days = 185 tot al work days)
– Annual contract dates: August 1 through May 31. This position will begin Spring semester, 2022.