The School of Communication and Creative Arts at Johnson University is recruiting applicants for two part-time Private Guitar Instructors, one located at our Tennessee campus and one located at our Florida campus.
Please direct all inquiries and submit resume and/or curriculum vita along with references to:
School of Communication and Creative Arts
- Teach weekly private guitar lessons to music education majors and worship ministry majors (whose primary or secondary instrument is guitar), as well as elective students.
- Schedule private guitar lessons or assist with the scheduling of private guitar lessons for each student who has registered for private guitar lessons.
- Choose and assign music appropriate to each student based upon their particular major, their background, and their ability as determined by the standards set forth by the Department of Music.
- Help each student develop their guitar technique and musicianship as determined by the standards set forth by the Department of Music.
- Help students develop a body of performance repertoire determined by their particular major and as determined by the standards set forth by the Department of Music.
- Help organize and facilitate periodic solo classes and evaluate the performances that take place in solo classes.
- Help organize, facilitate, and evaluate jury performances at the conclusion of each semester.
- Maintain accurate records of student performance in and attendance for private lessons, solo class, and performance juries which take place at the conclusion of each semester.
- Communicate with the Dean of the School of Communication and Creative Arts and/or the Director of Music Education if unable to teach private lessons as scheduled.
- Schedule make-up lessons for any lessons that were not able to be taught due to absence/inconvenience caused by instructor, university, or inclement weather/natural causes.
- Communicate with the Dean of the School of Communication and Creative Arts and/or the Director of Music Education concerning any problems or concerns with the private teaching experience.
- All teaching faculty are required to affirm the institution’s statement of faith, mission statement, and community covenant.
- A minimum of a master’s degree in guitar performance and/or pedagogy or an equivalent degree with proven teaching experience in higher education
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Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is “to educate students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.
Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.
The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions on the basis of religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.