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Music (Piano)

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Mesa
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Music (Piano)

Job ID: 317772
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Hiring Salary Range

$49,705 - $95,595 annually DOE



Work Schedule

30 hours per week

Work Calendar

9 months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

What's Currently Happening at Maricopa

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

    Campus Statement

    At Mesa Community College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We honor the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, socioeconomic background, immigrant status, language, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, nationality, and intellectual perspective, enrich the college community. We continuously adapt and respond to differences with a single focus - to create a welcoming, safe, equitable, and inclusive environment that ensures all students and employees have the support and knowledge to succeed and thrive. MCC is committed to building and sustaining a workplace that reflects our community and student population. Our goal is that our students and employees have the knowledge and skills necessary to excel, lead, navigate, and thrive in a diverse world.


    We are committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Professional Growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities among other perks.
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

      Job Summary

      This position is scheduled to begin August 2023. Mesa Community College is seeking a faculty member with the ability to coordinate the piano area of study. Specifically, the successful candidate's primary role would be teaching several class piano courses for our music majors pursuing a degree in music, teaching piano pedagogy courses for our piano pedagogy program and teaching or coordinating our piano ensembles.

      Beyond that, the candidate would also be reponsible for coordinating the various adjunct piano teachers along with student private piano lessons and scheduling our piano recitals. Additional courses will be assigned from the music curriculum, possibly including a humanities course, a theory and/or an aural perception course. Active student recruitment, advisement and continued contribution to the excellence of the Music Program are essential and ongoing responsibilities. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to service excellence, innovation, student success, integiry, and diversity in the performance of job duties.

      Essential Functions

      Instructs students in a classroom setting, specifically group class piano settings for students that are both transferring to a university as well as community members seeking self-enrichment opportunities and possible other teaching areas in music, including directing ensembles; develops written syllabi/course outlines and course materials; evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors student supercholastic records; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter taught and individual training skills required to remain current with trends in the field through attendance of conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops;actively recruits and retains students for the Music Program; maintains academic support hours to assist and potentially advise students.

      Minimum Qualifications

      The Academic Teaching Fields require the following from an accredited college or university:

      1. A master's degree or higher in the teaching field, or a master's degree or higher in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field*

      2. EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College -- or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

      *Minimum qualifications updated on 12/27/22.

      Desired Qualifications

      1. A master's degree or higher in the discipline of Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy, or Collaborative Piano.

      2. Five (5) or more years of experience teaching music at the collegiate level.

      3. Five (5) or more years of experience teaching Class Piano.

      4. Three or more teaching piano pedagogy in a college setting

      4. Three (3) or more years of experience teaching literature for solo or chamber piano ensembles.

      5. Three (3) or more years of experience in the recruitment and retention of music students.

      6. Three (3) or more years of experience in music humanities lecture course instruction.

      Special Working Conditions

      MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas

      May travel or be assigned to any MCCCD location

      How to Apply

      Applicants are required to submit unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a cover letter showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application. If your master's degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

      MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated and evaluated and provided with application material.

      Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

      Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

      Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
      • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
      • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
      • Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked or load)
      • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
      • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.
        Applicants who currently work for any of the MCCCD campuses/locations should utilize their HCM Employee Self Service page to apply for jobs by logging in to HCM and clicking on NavBar > Navigator > Self Service > Recruiting > Careers. Click on link for instructions on how to apply.

        Applicants who are not currently working for any of the MCCCD locations should apply at

        If you encounter a technical issue in the upload of documents or the submission of your application, please contact MCC Human Resources at prior to the application deadline. We are accessible on business days from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Arizona time.

        Posting Close Date

        Apply on or before January 23, 2023 to be considered.

        EEO Information

        Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

        Title IX

        Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

        The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

        Clery Act

        The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act

        To apply, visit


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