Adjunct Instructor - Music (Woodwinds), Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS

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Type: Adjunct/Part-Time
Posted: 08/03/2022
Application Due: 08/31/2022
Category: Music

Posted Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Purpose of Job

To teach Applied lessons Class for Upper/Lower Woodwinds Music and Non Music Majors.
Adjudicate Woodwind juriesScope of Responsibilities

  • Create syllabus, timeline of classes, for students each semester
  • Provide Applied lesson times for all registered students
  • Manage online grading system and submit grades in a timely fashion
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies

Teach the following course work:

  • MU 121 Applied Woodwinds: flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • MU 221 Applied Woodwinds: flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • MU 321 Applied Woodwinds: flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • MU 421 Applied Woodwinds: flute, clarinet, saxophone

Essential Job Functions

  • Organize and schedule applied music lesson times for all registered students
  • Assign appropriate pedagogical and performance literature to all registered applied students
  • Maintain knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study
  • Demonstrate the ability to support, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate applied students
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully interact with faculty, staff and students
  • Prepare students for State, Regional, National and International conferences and competitions
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing


Earned Master's degree in Woodwind Music Performance or Music Education, ABD or Doctorate preferred.Licensing and Certifications

N/AKnowledge Skills and Abilities

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Candidate should have a strong record of teaching and performance excellence in teaching applied Woodwinds at the collegiate levelClose Date


Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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