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Music Instructor
Wallace Community College

  • Oct. 5, 2017
  • Music Instructor
  • Fine Arts Music
  • Wallace Community College
    Dothan, AL
    United States
  • Oct. 26, 2017
  • Jan. 2, 2018
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Fine Arts - Music
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SALARY: See Position Description
OPENING DATE: 10/05/17
CLOSING DATE: 10/26/17 02:00 PM

Under the supervision of the division director, program director, associate dean, and/or Dean, Instructional Affairs, the Instructor teaches students according to established policies and procedures to provide competent and effective classroom and laboratory instruction at varied times and places based on student demand.

POSTING DATE: October 5, 2017

SALARY: Based on education and experience commensurate with Salary Schedule D-1 IA for 9 months (range: $39,600 – $60,415). Higher education level could earn placement on a higher salary schedule.


This position will be based initially on the Wallace Campus in Dothan.

More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process.

1. Master’s degree with major in Music OR Master’s degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in Music from a regionally accredited institution is required.
2. Experience incorporating multi-media instructional techniques into curricula, including instructional technology for web-based teaching and course management utilizing the Blackboard platform is preferred.
3. Experience inspiring and facilitating learning with diverse student populations is preferred.
4. Experience conducting instrumental ensembles and instruction of instrumental applied lessons at a postsecondary institution is preferred (adjunct experience will be accepted) .
5. Demonstrated ability in developing or expanding an instrumental program, to include maintaining working relationships with area instrumental teachers and high school band directors for recruitment purposes. Demonstrated ability in organizing and directing instrumental performance events, and collaborating with choral, and theatre productions is preferred.
6. Demonstrated ability to establish a symphonic band and instruct traditional repertoire is preferred.
7. Demonstrated ability in conducting diverse instrumental ensemble genres; to include but not limited to, jazz, woodwind, and brass ensembles is preferred.
8. Experience in preparing instrumentalists for music major transfer to four year schools is preferred.

SCREENING COMMITTEE: The President will appoint a Screening and Interview Committee to include representatives of the College faculty and staff. This committee will employ appropriate procedures, including the review of application packets, interview, and demonstration of competency, to determine which applicants are to be recommended to the President for further consideration. From all the applications received, a screening committee will select the applicants to be interviewed. All initial interviews will be conducted in person and applicants must travel at their own expense.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated on this vacancy notice and must submit a completed online application packet in order to be considered for this position. A complete online application packet must be received no later than 2:00 pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017. Applicants who fail to submit all required information will be disqualified. Only applications received during the period of this announcement will be considered. A complete application packet consists of:
1. Completed Wallace Community College online employment application
2. Current resume
3. Cover letter describing specifically how your experience and qualifications meet the required qualifications.
4. Appropriate transcript identifying the applicant, institution, date degree conferred and verifying the applicant has received the minimum of a Master’s degree in music or Master’s plus 18 graduate semester hours in music from a regionally accredited institution. Transcripts may be unofficial for the application process but they must identify the applicant, institution, degree earned and the date the degree was conferred. (A copy of the diploma will not suffice).



Please Note:

ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SCANNED It is recommended that you have digital (such as pdf) copies of your cover letter, resume, employment verification documents (if applicable), ALL required transcripts, and any other document identified in the vacancy announcement ready when you begin the on-line application process. You will be given the opportunity to upload these during the process.If you need assistance scanning documents, please contact:

Human Resources
Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 2:00 pm

WE DO NOT ACCEPT FAXED OR E-MAILED application materials. When you finish the steps to apply, you will receive an on-screen notice that you have successfully applied. HOWEVER, this notice does not mean your application materials are complete in accordance with the vacancy announcement. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they have submitted all necessary application materials in accordance with the vacancy announcement. All correspondence with applicants regarding the College’s search process will be sent via e-mail.

If you need technical assistance after reviewing the instructions, please contact:

NEOGOV Customer Service:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
(855) 524-5627

  • In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from a criminal background check. Wallace Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.

    If you have a disability and require accommodations, please notify us at (334) 556-2484.

    Wallace Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Wallace Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Kecia Forehand
    Human Resources
    Wallace Community College
    1141 Wallace Drive
    Dothan, AL 36301
  • 3345562484


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