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Music Adjunct Faculty

Music Adjunct Faculty

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Faculty / Staff
Full Time
Position Title: Music Adjunct Faculty        
Position Type: Adjunct/Adjunct Faculty    
Location: Main Campus or Online
Department: Music

To save time applying, Rock Valley College does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time. 

Reporting Relationships/Reports to: Dean of Arts and Social Sciences
Supervision Exercised: None 

Job Description: Course work and post-secondary teaching experience in the following areas: Fundamentals of Music, Music Literature, American Music, Non-Western Music, Class Piano, Chorus, Instrumental Ensemble, Band, Music Theory and/or Orchestra

General Duties: Create class syllabus and plan course content under the direction of the Dean and Academic Chair. Effectively utilize RVC’s Learning Management System (Canvas), assess student progress on an ongoing basis, maintain student records, respond to students in a timely manner, maintain online office hours weekly and meet with students on an as needed basis, assist with program/curricular assessment, and participate in department meetings, collaborate with the Academic Chair and Dean. 
  • Collaborate with Academic Chair and Dean to coordinate Music Department events on campus and off campus.
  • Work some evenings and weekends to execute Music Department events.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned Master’s Degree in Music, Music Education or related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Music and immediate ability to teach multiple sections of Music courses.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • (College-level) Teaching and Assessment Experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional growth/development in discipline (professional organizations, webinars, conferences, trainings, workshops, etc.)
  • Experience working with diverse populations that reflect Rock Valley College’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Core Values (Cultural Competence, Equity-mindedness, Fairness, Mutual Respect, Objective Truth, Sense of Belonging & Solidarity)
Application Process
Applicants are encouraged to submit the following materials electronically at http://www.rockvalleycollege.edu/employment and include the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Current resume’/curriculum vitae (does not serve as a substitute for a completed application)
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial)

Please note that Adjunct positions are part of an applicant pool that is accessed throughout the academic year. RVC will reach out to applicants throughout the academic year when teaching needs arise. 

Rock Valley College values diversity and is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment, as we believe that diversity in our organization encourages a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse organization and encourage all qualified applicants to apply today. We are also committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please contact our Human Resources Department at (815) 921-4760. Check out Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Wellness, Benefits, job openings, and more at Rock Valley College!