Stephen F. Austin State University Harp Teacher - Music Preparatory Division in Nacogdoches, Texas

Harp Teacher - Music Preparatory Division

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Position Information

Job Title Harp Teacher - Music Preparatory Division

Full Time/Part Time Part Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

General Job Description

This is a specialist position responsible for teaching private lessons to children and adults enrolled in the Music Preparatory Division; providing support for all Music Prep areas; recruiting for and maintaining studio; participating in Music Prep activities such as teacher meetings, fundraisers, registration and recruiting assignments. Responsible for evaluating progress of students, preparing students for recitals, and encouraging students to participate in festivals, theory tests and performance opportunities. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the director, Music Preparatory Division.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Prepares for each teaching session.
  2. Recruits new students.
  3. Conducts individual assessments of student progress.
  4. Communicates effectively with parents, student and colleagues.
  5. Prepares students for recitals.
  6. Encourages students in their music studies.

Non-Essential Job Functions

  1. Assists with special projects as assigned.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
  2. Ability to teach the instrument being taught.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively to children, parents, university faculty and staff, and the general public.
  4. Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as needed.

Physical Demands

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree required.

Required Experience and Training

Practical experience sufficient to teach an instrument.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in music.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check. This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.

Min Pay Rate $30 per hour

Mid Pay Rate

Salary Information Hiring Salary - Based on attainment of bachelor's or master's degree, Commensurate with Experience

Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting

Is Background Check Required? Yes

Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

This position is NOT eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936.468.2304.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S2018-174

Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants

Number of Positions Available 1

Posted Date 06/18/2018

Review Start Date 07/16/2018

Close Date

Work Schedule As needed to accommodate registered students and the number of hours taught.

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Quick Link

Contact Information

Contact Name Pat Barnett

Contact Phone 936.468.1291

Contact Email

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have specific questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • What is the highest level of education attained?

  • GED

  • High School Diploma

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Masters Degree

  • PHD

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of References

  • Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents