Adjunct Vocal Instructor

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Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Adjunct Vocal Instructor
START DATE: August 2014
Duties and Responsibilities: Include teaching applied voice to Commercial Music majors and non-majors. This position reports to the Chair of Commercial Music.
Requires: Bachelors degree in Vocal Performance, Musical Theater, Music Education, Music Composition, or a related field with a graduate degree strongly preferred. Three to five years of performance experience is required. Candidate must have documented professional experience as a soloist in a variety of musical ensembles and familiarity with contemporary performance and production styles. Candidate should be familiar with amplified systems and familiar with in-ear monitoring.
Proficiency on an instrument including piano, guitar or percussion enhances the candidates qualifications. Candidate may teach other courses in the Commercial Music program according to area of specialization and departmental need. Candidates with proficiency in digital audio workstations are also encouraged to apply. C.V.s may be sent to Dr. Ben Stafford, Dean of Technical Programs at
Ability to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Ability to clearly communicate. Must comply with established College rules and procedures. This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorized the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Must receive and maintain security clearance for the prison system.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter, application, resume, names and telephone numbers of three professional references and copies of transcripts to the Human Resources Office (originals required if hired), P.O. Box 310; Port Arthur, TX 77641. (Photo copies of transcripts will be accepted for the initial application process.) For an employment application and/or information, call (409) 984-6259. Application forms may also be downloaded from the Lamar State College - Port Arthur web site at http://www.lamarpa.edu.
CLOSING DATE: Review of qualified candidates will begin immediately. Open until filled.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, requires that we employ only U. S. Citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment. Lamar State College - Port Arthur is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive equal consideration in the selection process. We encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with physical disabilities.
Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a two-year state supported institution, is a member of The Texas State University System. Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman and sophomore level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1000 and 1800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.
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