PT Music Instructor

PT Music Instructor


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC  28721


$34.80 - $37.19 hourly DOE



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, March 18, 2024
Closes: Friday, May 10, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, August 19, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Will vary dependent on the course schedule. See description.

Reports to

Dean of College Transfer

Employment Type

PT Instructor; exempt

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Music or related subject area. Eligible candidates for the in-person position must be available to teach on HCC’s main campus.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Music or related subject area.   Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Experience working with a diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ability, and ethnic background of students. Familiarity with Moodle or other learning management systems. Preference will also be given to candidates who may be available for in-person instruction in future semesters.

Position Description

Teach in-person sections of Music Appreciation (MUS 110) and Introduction to Jazz (MUS 112) courses during the fall 2024 semester. Eligible candidates for the position must be available to teach on HCC’s main campus. Duties are primarily instructional, with efforts that promote and enhance the college's commitment to excellence in instruction and support the current needs of the students and other faculty. Instructors are responsible to a dean and/or program manager. The relationship of the instructor to the student is one of leader, teacher, and facilitator of learning.

This position is for in-person courses for fall semester beginning August 19, 2024.  Position advertisement open only until filled.



  • Generates updated course syllabi at the beginning of the semester that provide students with a list of course requirements, necessary texts/supplies, a summary of course content and subject competencies to be covered, and evaluation methods to be utilized. 
  • Prepares course materials; use appropriate teaching techniques, including delivering lectures, leading discussions, and conducting demonstrations; and perform other activities that are related to and meet the requirements of the courses. 
  • Conducts evaluations of student performance and assigns grades based on such evaluations. 
  • Maintains student attendance records and grades according to college and state policy and procedure. 
  • Responsible for the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, and other instructional materials.
  • Responsible for administering student surveys in class as prescribed by the College procedure and discussing survey results with their supervisor.
  • Maintains professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and researching discipline and through involvement in professional organizations.
  • Supports and encourages college-sponsored activities. 
  • Create a student-centered environment 
  • Implement innovative strategies to meet the needs of students and improve processes
  • Interact with co-workers and perform tasks with the highest level of integrity
  • Work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students, and our learning community
  • Promote and support HCC’s mission, vision, and values and promote and support coworkers in the most positive manner. 
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required. 


How to Apply

The following is necessary for consideration:

  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason. 
  • The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position.  Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment.  
  • References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses.  At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.   
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate.  
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus

Haywood Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or status as a covered veteran in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Upon request, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities so that they may be able to perform the essential functions of their job unless doing so would result in an undue burden for the College.
Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden.  

Job Post Contact

185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721