College of Arts and letters

Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

POSITION: Applied Music Instructor - Rock/Commercial Guitar  

STARTING DATE: Beginning Fall 2013 and on-going

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have Master’s degree from an accredited university, or significant experience.  Experience in teaching advanced music students and specific expertise, based on significant professional experience in rock/commercial guitar performance. Working knowledge of computers to check emails and enter grades. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

DUTIES: Adjunct Applied music instructor will be assigned to sections of applied music, specific to the qualifications outlined above. Participate in student juries, hearings, recitals and auditions. Evaluate and advise student recitals. Maintain accurate records and grades. Must be flexible with student schedule. Weekly lessons to be held on-campus only.

SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLICATION: Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Department of Music, Theatre and Dance
Dr. John M Kennedy, Chair
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Fingerprinting is required and will be checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / TITLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 08/4/2014