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Applied Voice faculty - Oakton Community College

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Des Plaines / Skokie, IL
Position: Applied Voice faculty
Deadline: August 10, 2017
Posted: June 19, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Oakton is looking for qualified music faculty beginning in the Fall 2017 semester to teach Applied Voice and Direct and Conduct a Choir with future possibility of teaching class voice and applied conducting.

Applied Voice offers private study in voice.

Part-time applied music faculty are paid on an hourly basis at $48.00 per hour for the applied music sessions.

Part-time faculty advance one step within the salary schedule with the successful completion of 2 fall & spring semesters where the equivalent of 3+ credit hours are taught in each semester.

Qualifications / Required Skills

A Master's degree in Music in vocal performance with prior teaching experience in voice, and prior experience in conducting and directing a choir or a bachelor's degree with professional experience as a vocalist are required.

Prior college teaching experience in Applied Voice and prior college experience in Conducting and Directing a Choir are preferred.

Additional Information

Part-time faculty hires and assignments are coordinated by the department chairs. Contact Glenna Sprague at 847.635.1905 or for more information. At this point, we plan to interview during the 2017 Summer for this position which will begin in the 2017 Fall semester.

Part-time faculty are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of their education, training, work experience as related to current technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history of successful performance at Oakton Community College.

All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a course starts, the part time faculty member is expected to complete the course.

Please contact Matthew Robitaille at if you have any questions or experience problems in submitting your application.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Contact Information

Required documents for a complete application file include a completed applicant questionnaire, cover letter, resume/cv, official transcripts for the hiring credential, and 2 original, signed recommendation letters or college placement/credential file.

Interested applicants must submit their application, cover letter and resume/cv on the Oakton website. Please indicate the position code (PTMUS-17) on the cover letter.

Recommendation letters may either be submitted with original signature or e-mailed directly from the reference to

Transcripts may either be submitted on official paper or as pdf copies of official transcripts e-mailed directly from the Registrar's Office to
Transcripts and recommendation letters are required prior to appointment.

Official transcripts and original letters of recommendation or college placement/credential file should be mailed to: Faculty Search PTMUS-17, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.


Employer Profile

Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, seeks Applied Music faculty to join our College. Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, who will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have a demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois.

We are looking for qualified Applied Music faculty beginning with the Fall 2017 semester courses taught on our Des Plaines campus.