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Adjunct Faculty - Department of Music

Takoma Park, Maryland · Education
Washington Adventist University
Job Description
 
Job Title:           Adjunct Faculty
Department:      Music
Reports To:        Chair


Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.34 CRF (and subsections), insofar as they conflict with the Seventh-day Adventist teaching and practices.
 
Position Summary:
Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates to expand its pool of adjunct faculty in the Department of (Music) to teach day and evening courses. The department may have a need in the near future for adjunct faculty to teach 1) music education courses. Applications will be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not automatically accepted to teach at Washington Adventist University.  Decisions to hire applicants are made at the discretion of the department. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach lectures for music majors and minors
  • Teach pertinent course content using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery that promote educational and learning processes
  • Prepare course outlines and syllabi, develop course and lesson plans, and engage in the selection of textbook and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping for assigned classes and assessments as required by departmental guidelines
  • Mentor students in education and career goals  
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master of Music from accredited institution in specific teaching area
  • Ability to integrate technology into course delivery
  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population of students
  • Prior university teaching experience or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the university’s philosophy, mission, and core values
Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.

 
 
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