McNally Smith College of Music

Careers at McNally Smith

Positions Currently Available at McNally Smith:


Adjunct Natural Science Instructor

McNally Smith College of Music is hiring an Adjunct Natural Science Instructor to teach a lower division course in natural sciences (non-lab).  This position will begin in the Fall 2015 semester, with a possibility of teaching a special topics course in the Summer 2015 semester.

McNally Smith currently offers general education and natural science courses in anatomy/physiology, acoustics, and human evolution.  We would like to expand the science offerings beyond these three fields.

 RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Teach a lower division course in natural sciences (non-lab)
  • Candidate should enjoy relating to creative artists within the context of a  scientific course.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years of college level teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during daytime or evening hours
  • Positive attitude

Education:

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in related field

This position reports to the Liberal Arts Department Head.

DEADLINE: 

  • Applications must be received no later than October 24, 2014

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Disability Resource Specialist

McNally Smith College of Music is hiring a part-time Disability Resource Specialist (20 hours/week). The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to manage highly sensitive, confidential information in a compassionate, discreet manner. The Disability Resource Specialist will work directly with students and collaboratively with other professionals in the Office of Student Life, faculty, and other administrative offices of the college.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

The Disability Resources Specialist will:

  • Provide needs assessment and interpretation of documentation to determine reasonable and appropriate academic accommodations for students with physical, sensory, learning, psychological, and chronic medical disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
  • Communicate with instructors to coordinate accommodations inside and outside of the classroom
  • Recruit, screen, and supervise candidates for positions needed to fulfill student accommodations (e.g. note-takers, tutors, etc.)
  • Coordinate exams taken outside the classroom.
  • Proctor exams or assignments as needed.
  • Modify assignments or readings as needed.
  • Work with students individually and in groups to provide disability intakes, advising, and strategy training in organization, time management, and study skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience and Education: Two years of direct student disability services experience in higher education, special education, counseling, or comparable work experience in a related field. Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred.

Must also possess:

  • Thorough knowledge of disability law
  • Thorough knowledge of specific disabilities and impact of such disabilities on learning at the collegiate level
  • Understanding of Universal Design and trends in higher education disability services
  • Ability to communicate about the importance of accessibility to wider college community
  • Exceptional skills in interpersonal relationships, oral and written communication, and organization
  • Multicultural experience a plus

This position reports to the Director of Student Life and Counseling.

DEADLINE:

  • Applications must be received no later than September 26, 2014.

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Adjunct Voice Instructor

McNally Smith College of Music and the Voice Department seeks Adjunct (Part-time) Voice Instructor for its BM/AAS Voice Performance Degree Program.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years working as a professional vocalist in the field of popular music
  • 3+ years of music/voice teaching experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Availability for instruction during normal business hours (9 AM – 5 PM)
  • Positive attitude

TECHNICAL ABILITY:

  • Mastery of contemporary vocal technique
  • Mastery of music theory and ear training
  • Mastery of musical interpretation and styles
  • Ability to notate music
  • Ability to read music
  • Ability to accompany students in private lessons
  • Basic music production skills (audio and MIDI) (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Songwriting/composition/arranging skills (preferred but not mandatory)

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music
  • Master’s Degree in Music (preferred but not mandatory)

ACCOLADES:

  • Industry recognition in the form of any awards or notable performances (preferred but not mandatory)

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