A cover letter is required for consideration for this position. The cover letter should address the specific interest, skills, and experience that directly relate to this position. Please address your cover letter to the following: Lois Alexander, Professor, Department of Music, University of Michigan-Flint.
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Candidates may be required to perform a piece that best represents their respective performance skill, sight read, and/or present a sample Applied Harp lesson to a student.
Prior posting #158575. Minimum salary for this position is $546.00 per student. The Applied Music – Harp instructor is responsible for on-site instruction in the area of harp performance for students enrolled in Applied Harp at the University of Michigan-Flint. The starting date of Fall 2018 semester is Tuesday, September 5, 2018, and last date of instruction is Monday, December 10, 2018. Tentatively scheduled harp jury date, which occurs subsequent to the last date of instruction, will be confirmed within first month of hire.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Subject to the policies and directions established by the UM-Flint Department of Music and the UM-Flint Lecturer’s Employee Organization, the duties of the Applied Harp instructor shall include, but are not limited to: Create and implement individualized plans of instruction for students enrolled in Applied Harp based on current levels of ability, and guidelines and expectations established by the department. Provide feedback and assessment to enrolled Applied Harp students at a jury date (to be determined) regarding students’ performance on the jury, as well as progress throughout the semester under the guidelines established by the department.
Demonstrate excellent musicianship and artistry as a teacher/performer. Bachelor’s degree in harp performance, harp pedagogy, or music education required. Passion for and experience in teaching students to play harp.
Master’s degree in the same areas preferred, although professional experience will be a consideration.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 159091
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