Lane Community College Instructor Pool - Music in Eugene, Oregon

AA/EEO Statement

AA/EEO Statement

Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for women, minority, veteran and disabled candidates.

  • Lane actively recruits Veterans and those with Disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
  • Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources, 541-463-3970

Position Information:

Applicant Notification
Search Information
  • This is an applicant pool posting. First Review Date for applications is dependent upon department need.
  • If you are selected for an interview during the time period the academic pool is open the department will contact you directly. Otherwise your application will remain in the pool for the entire posting period or until a decision is made on your candidacy.
  • The Music, Dance and Theatre Arts Department of Lane Community College invite applications for one or more part-time Music Instructors for the 2018/2019 academic year. Positions may include work in the one or more of the following core areas of instruction.
Please clearly indicate the areas of work you can teach on your application.
  • Music Fundamentals

  • Music Theory

  • Aural Skills

  • Keyboard Skills

  • Music History

  • Group Piano

  • Group Voice

  • Group Guitar

  • Symphonic Band

  • Jazz Ensemble

  • Jazz Improvisation

  • Jazz Combos

  • Choral Ensembles

  • Audio Engineering

  • Music Technology

  • We anticipate a particular need in the area of Jazz Ensemble (Big Band) and Symphonic Band for the Winter and Spring terms, and for Concert Choir in the Spring term.
  • The application packet is used to determine salary placement for selected candidates. Ensure all employment and education fields are completed.
  • Candidates will be able to implement and ensure an “equity lens” is used to assess, implement and maintain systems and structures that are inclusive and respectful.
How to monitor your application.
  1. Enter the e-mail address into your safe sending list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of search process. Be sure to monitor your spam or junk mail.

  2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account select “your applications,”

Applicants must complete the Lane online application in full. See applicant instructions for how to apply. Postings close at 9:00 pm.

Salary/Compensation Statement

Part-time Faculty positions will be paid based on relevant experience and education in concurrence with Lane’s part-time Faculty salary schedule.

  • Starting range for part-time faculty is Step 1 – Step 10.
  • The Faculty benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, long term disability and paid sick leave. Part-time faculty may be eligible for full contracted benefits after meeting certain criteria.

All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.

Working Schedule

Classes as assigned by Division Dean based on need, enrollment and availability of contracted and/or more senior PT faculty.


Required Education
  • Master’s Degree in Music from a regionally accredited institution.


Preferred Education
  • Master’s degree in Music
Preferred Experience
  • Evidence of recent and successful classroom teaching experience at the secondary or college level (1 year minimum) in relevant music curriculum.
Bilingual/Multicultural Statement

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Equivalency Statement

Equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered for meeting minimum qualifications.

Applicants are responsible to show how their personal training and experience would qualify them for the position.

Position Purpose

To provide high-quality instruction in a manner that maintains a safe and respectful classroom for all students and in alignment with the core mission, vision and values of the college.

Essential Functions
  • Music teaching functions as they relate to assigned curriculum.
  • Effectively teach music concepts appropriate to the class.
  • Effectively rehearse, direct, and conduct assigned ensemble as appropriate.
  • Effectively train and coach musicians in a variety of styles.
  • Demonstrate expertise in performance ability as appropriate
  • Exercise highly developed aural discrimination in teaching and performance functions.
  • Help maintain equipment and music library as appropriate to assignment.
  • Supports student learning through activities that includes:
  • Participate in the ongoing evaluation of student work.
  • Work individually with students during office hours and in other settings to help them with course content questions.
  • Advocate for Lane Students and music programs and demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of students, staff, and the public.
  • Work with other faculty and tutors to help improve student placement, retention, curriculum, instruction and the learning environment.
  • Develop suitable course materials using computer technology in instruction and in new content development.
  • Work individually, as well as with other instructors, to develop and continually update course outlines, prepare assignments, and develop teaching methodologies.
  • Establish criteria, procedures, and instruments for assessing student performance and progress.
  • Evaluate and maintain accurate records of student progress, and provide appropriate and timely feedback to students regarding performance.
  • Be a respectful colleague and team member.
Support student learning through activities that include:
  • Exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion, release time, text book ordering and related functions
  • Sustain currency in discipline and innovation in teaching
  • Collegial participation in faculty performance evaluation process
  • Maintain and post teaching schedule, regular meetings and office hours
  • Maintain physical campus presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures:
  • Maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation; ensure a safe, quality classroom or lab, including equipment, supplies, and inventory
Curriculum Delivery
  • Provide high quality classroom instruction
  • Create course content, develop and revise course content and materials
  • Establish learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to inform improvements at a program and course level
  • Incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula
  • Teach and develop all class syllabi and course materials, in a form that can be directly delivered to, and used by, students
  • Confer with students on course materials
  • Deliver curriculum to students in traditional and online formats.
Equity and Inclusion
  • Demonstrate Lane’s core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences, are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships, and are applied to all position responsibilities.
  • Duties are carried out respectfully and inclusively, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and Disability Resource departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate an active concern for students and staff.
Supervision Statement

Faculty report to a Department or Division Dean, and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college:

Work may be led by a faculty coordinator or program lead.

Physical Demands/Working Environment

This position works indoors and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of & Skill in:

Proven experience teaching in any combination of the following courses:

  • Music Literature/History

  • Music Fundamentals/Music Theory/Aural Skills

  • Keyboard Skills

  • Symphonic Band

  • Jazz Ensemble/Jazz Improvisation

  • Choral Ensembles

  • Group Voice

  • Group Guitar

  • Group Piano

  • Audio Engineering/Music Technology

Ability to:
  • Maintain a commitment to the College mission and strategic agendas including College Learning Outcomes, cultural competency, and diversity.
  • Bring personal musicianship and musical skill(s) and passion to teaching environment; advise; motivate, encourage, explain options, and guide students in the learning process; maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to student learning; establish and maintain effective working relations with faculty, students, and staff; communicate effectively; demonstrate organizational abilities; understanding of time management; well rounded leadership skills; and computer skills including word processing; analyze and problem solve; write clearly; prioritize and set long and short-term goals; understand the role of the community college and the diversity of the community college student body.
Applicant Instructions
Applicant Instructions

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, part-time or full-time and detailed job duties.
  • The CV/Resume may not take the place of any one section in the application.
Required Documents
  1. Online Application – complete in entirety. In order to be considered for this position no section of the application can be left blank.

  2. Curriculum Vitae – Detail the experience and education that qualifies you to perform the essential functions of the position.

  3. Teaching Philosophy – (1 page maximum. size 12 font, 1.5 spacing) Teaching philosophy addressing how your approach and methodology promotes student and division success.

  4. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application. Attach, fax, deliver or mail per instructions below.

  5. References – provide a minimum of three (3) work-related references; four (4) references preferred. Must include current and valid contact information.

  6. DD214 – Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation to Human Resources at Lane Community College., 541-463-3970

  • For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586
  • For position questions contact Marla;

Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.

Transcript Instructions
Transcripts are required

In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided.

  • Attach under “Optional Document”, fax, email, deliver or mail to: Music Department Lane Community College Attn: Marla Norton 4000 E 30th Ave Building #6 Eugene OR 97405

Fax: 541.463.4172 Email:

Official transcripts may be required if you are the selected candidate for the position.

College and Division Information
College Information

The goal of Lane Community College is to help students achieve their dreams and transform lives through learning. The faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students succeed. Lane partners with businesses in the community to help shape the current and future workforce.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.


Lane was founded in 1964 by a vote of local citizens, and the main campus opened in 1968. The college was a successor to the Eugene Technical-Vocational School that was founded in 1938. Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality instruction. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College. One of the advantages of working Lane is living in the area. Lane’s main campus is in Eugene, a city known for its quality of life and for being the home of the University of Oregon. Eugene is home to more than 153,000 people and neighboring Springfield has more than 57,000 residents comprise the second largest population center in the state. Eugene and Springfield are nestled in the Willamette Valley between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. Some peaks in the Cascade Range can be seen from main campus. The area’s scenic mountains, forests, rivers, lakes, and coastline offer many opportunities for outdoor adventures or for just sitting back and enjoying the view. See what’s new at Eugene, Cascades & Oregon Coast (link is external).

Posting Number: 180181

Job Title: Instructor Pool - Music

Department /Division: Music - Dance & Theatre Arts

Location: Main Campus

Classification: Part-time Faculty

Position Type: Contracted Part-Time Faculty

Anticipated Start Date: Term by Term employment

Salary/Wage: Hourly

FLSA: Exempt

Position Status: Temporary

Full/Part: Part-Time

Annual Schedule: 170 Day (Academic Year)

Quicklink for Posting:

Posting Date: 10/26/2018

Closing Date: 06/26/2019

Applicant Pool: Academic Year

Open Until Filled: No

Union Association: LCC Education Association (Faculty)