Instructor of Music
Rochester Community and Technical College - Rochester, MN

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Rochester Community and Technical College seeks innovative instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. New faculty will practice contemporary teaching strategies, including learner outcome assessments and online instruction. Faculty participate in departmental and campus-wide matters to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and advance the college mission.

Examples of Duties:
Competency to teach freshman and sophomore level music courses including Audio Production I/II, Electronic Music Composition I/II and Studio Problems classes. Class assignments may include Music Fundamentals or Music Appreciation.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
Required Qualification(s): Master’s degree with a major in Music or a Master’s degree with 24 graduate quarter/16 semester credits in Music, which would apply to the major. Preferred Qualification(s): *Experience with general music instruction including Music Appreciation, Music Fundamentals, Introduction to World Music, History of Music, Music Theory I-IV and private instrument lessons *Demonstrated teaching effectiveness *Readiness to teach via online music delivery *Experience with educational outreach activities *Knowledge of/experience with software and hardware technologies to enhance methods and goals of teaching music courses. *Ability to assist department in curriculum decisions and actions related to Music curriculum. *Teaching experience at the two-year college level. *Background in diversity issues as related to teaching in the prescribed area(s). *Experience advising student related music activities.

Supplemental Information:
You must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.
Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) is a member of the Minnesota State College and University System, a public higher education system. RCTC has a rich tradition as Minnesota's oldest community college, established in 1915. Located in the third largest city in Minnesota, the college annually serves more than 7500 students in credit-based programs and approximately 3,000 in non-credit community, continuing and workforce education programs. RCTC combines the best in liberal arts, technical and lifelong learning offering more than 70 technical and transfer programs. RCTC is one of two institutions located at the University Center Rochester, a unique learning environment and educational partnership that includes Winona State University - Rochester Center. RCTC is a national leader in the quality movement using the Baldridge Performance Excellence Framework. RCTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and accepted into the Academic Quality Improvement Project (AQIP). Visit our website at for additional information.
Full-time, unlimited faculty work 171 days during a nine-month academic year and receive excellent benefits including health insurance (100% employer paid single premium or 90% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short-and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Under the collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF), new faculty to the system receive a salary placement based on education and related experience after a job offer is accepted. The maximum salary at hire is $58,000 per academic year, depending on education and experience.

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