Schedule Information: Evening and weekend work and attendance of recitals.
Duties of Position: Teach individual weekly lessons to non-credit students and children enrolled in the Community Music and Arts Center programs (30 minute, 45 minute, and 60 minute lessons).
Collaborate and/or teach group classes.
Organize and maintain a consistent teaching schedule.
Prepare lesson plans.
Complete student assessments.
Participate in recruitment activities in and outside of the school.
Prepare students for performances and attend recitals.
Integrate technology into the delivery of instruction.
Attend department and faculty meetings.
Attend CE Instructor dinners and other meetings when requested.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in music is required. Master's degree in music is preferred.
Experience Requirements: Voice training and/or experience is required in at least three of the following styles: Rock, Jazz, Pop, Country, Bluegrass, Folk, R&B, Gospel, and Broadway.
Successful prior teaching experience and musical expertise required.
Experience and passion for working with young children.
Performance experience is desired and ability to accompany self on an instrument is a plus.
Ability to communicate ideas, concepts and demonstrate vocal techniques to people of different ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.
Must have a strong commitment to teaching and a genuine interest in the life-long musical development of individual students.
Positive attitude, excellent communication skills, high standards for quality, good judgment.
Ability to teach classical voice is a plus.
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
* This position is not SURS eligible
Internal Number: 493259
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.