Music Instructor (Adjunct) (Continuous Recruitment)

Music Instructor (Adjunct) (Continuous Recruitment)


Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

All Surry Community College locations


Adjunct Rate



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 30, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, January 7, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dr. Darin Cozzens, Division Chair for English, Communication, and Humanities

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in subject area for most instructors; however, in some cases a lesser degree will suffice. The requirements of each program are established separately.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in subject area.

Position Description

Curriculum adjunct instructors will instruct within their area of expertise using college level measures to determine student success. Curriculum adjunct instructors will apply the tenets of critical thinking to subject matter and will demonstrate flexibility in teaching across educational mediums (online, information highway, etc.) as needed. Curriculum adjunct instructors will participate in professional development activities.

a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar. 
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements. 
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that support the college’s general education requirements and Quality Enhancement Plan. 
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time. 
e. Notifying the division chair and Adjunct Faculty Liaison as soon as possible in the event of illness. 
f. Maintaining alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness. 
g. Supporting and following college policies and procedures. 
h. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies. 
i. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, and other assigned documents when due. 
j. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information. 
k. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results. 
l. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment. 
m. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time. 
a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities. 
b. Participating in college-sponsored professional development activities as schedule permits.

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Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers