Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Faculty (Fall 2018)
Position Title Music
Department PSCC-Liberal Arts
Position Summary

To teach and develop music courses and to conduct instrumental ensemble choirs, while furthering the goals of the program, department, college, and community college system

A summary of our benefits can be found at

Pellissippi State Community College will accept applications for this position via this website until 12/15/2017. We are in the process of implementing a new applicant tracking system. Applications for this position will continue to be accepted in the new applicant tracking system after 12/15/2017.

For additional information please contact Holly King at 865-694-6406 or by email at

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

65% A. TEACHING: Develop and teach music courses to a diverse student population using both traditional and alternative delivery formats (hybrid, web, cohort, accelerated). Prepare course syllabi, course materials, evaluate student learning and maintain class records. Primary courses load includes teaching and directing of instrumental ensembles in area of expertise.

20% C. SERVICE/OUTREACH: Participate in program/curriculum development and assessment, student advising, department meetings, and college boards and committees. Perform related duties as assigned.

15% D. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Participate in continuing professional development to improve teaching, evaluation of student learning and classroom technique.

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications

A. Completed Master’s degree in Music (instrumental concentration other than piano or guitar) from a regionally accredited institution.
B. Minimum one year related teaching experience at the postsecondary level
C. Understanding and acceptance of the comprehensive community college philosophy

Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

A. demonstrated competence teaching music courses in a traditional face-to-face classroom
B. experience teaching music appreciation course preferred
C. demonstrated competence leading and directing instrumental ensemble groups
D. experience teaching in a community college preferred
E. ability to communicate effectively and to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
F. expertise in curriculum development is required

Some use of telephone, computer equipment, overhead projector, fax machines and other standard office equipment is required. Facility with computer communication systems and visual aid production a must.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 11/21/2017
Closing Date 12/15/2017
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Type of Appointment Tenure/Tenure Track
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Location of Position Candidates should be prepared to teach at all campuses (Hardin Valley, Blount, Division, Strawberry Plains and Magnolia) and travel between sites may be required.
Posting Number 006104

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the minimum of a Master’s degree in Music (instrumental concentration other than piano or guitar) from a regionally accredited institution?
    • yes
    • no
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Additional Document (s)