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Music (Choral) Instructor
Wallace Community College

Date Posted May 30, 2018
Title Music (Choral) Instructor
University Wallace Community College
Department Fine Arts
Application Deadline Jun. 18, 2018
Position Start Date Aug. 13, 2018
  • Dothan, AL
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Fine Arts - Music

SALARY: See Position Description
OPENING DATE: 05/29/18
CLOSING DATE: 06/18/18 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. The position will require coordination with the theatre program and the instruction of general music classes. Responsibilities will also include recruitment, mentorship of music major transfer students, and community outreach performances.

POSTING DATE: May 29, 2018

SALARY: Based on education and experience commensurate with Salary Schedule D1 IA for 9 months (range: $39,600 – $60,415). Higher education 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 from a regionally accredited institution OR Master’s degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in Music from a regionally accredited institution is required.
2. Demonstrated ability to coach vocal groups using repertoire of both traditional and modern à cappella ensembles, manage and direct an auditioned performance group to include experience with incorporating choreography, costumes, and staging for performances on and off campus, and throughout the region is preferred.
3. Strong leadership skills including organizing concerts both on and off campus, collaborating with theatre department, and instrumental program for musicals and concerts is preferred. Developing program curriculum with colleagues, and maintenance of standardized records such as Student Learning Outcomes is also preferred.
4. Teaching experience in the discipline at the postsecondary level is preferred.
5. Experience with applied vocal pedagogy, and preparing vocalists for music major transfer to four-year schools is preferred.
6. Experience incorporating multi-media instructional techniques into curricula, including instructional technology for web-based teaching and course management utilizing the Blackboard platform is preferred.
7. Experience inspiring and facilitating learning with diverse student populations is preferred.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The President will appoint an Advisory 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, an advisory 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, Monday, June 18, 2018. 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(s) identifying the applicant, institution, date degree conferred and verifying the applicant has received the minimum of a Master’s degree with major in Music or the Master’s degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in Music.



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 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
The College is closed on Friday’s during summer semester

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 official policy of the Alabama Community College System, including postsecondary institutions under the control of the Board of Trustees, that no person in Alabama shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, or other classification protected by Federal or State law, 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
    1141 Wallace Drive
    Dothan, AL 36303
  • 3345562484


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