Vocal Jazz & Theory Instructor Full-Time, Tenure-Track Cypress College – North Orange County Community College District
Teach representative courses including (but not limited to) Music Theory and Musicianship I, II, III, and IV, History of Jazz, Pop-Commercial Vocal Style & Technique, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
Participate in curriculum development and appropriate professional development activities.
Participate in co-curricular activities, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs designed to support student success.
Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes and SLO assessment cycle.
Maintain formal office/campus hours; participate in department and division meetings.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies.
Timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies.
Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.
Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are historically underserved.
Work cooperatively with staff and students.
Evening and/or Saturday assignments may be required.
Master’s in music OR Bachelor’s in music and Master’s in humanities OR equivalent. All applicants must demonstrate commitment to diversity.
Evidence in the instruction of Music Theory and Musicianship, Music History, Vocal Applied Lessons at college/university level.
Experience in directing or conducting major Vocal Jazz and other choral performance ensembles at college/university level.
Evidence of outreach and recruitment of students.
Experience in publicity and marketing of music programs, concerts or recitals.
Experience using and supporting current technologies and instructional methods.
Evidence of collaboration with other disciplines in academia.
Experience using and supporting current performance technology.
Evidence of performance and/or teaching in contemporary, pop and jazz musical repertoire.
Evidence of piano accompanying skills for performance ensembles.