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Longy School of Music of Bard College
Online MM/ME Faculty Job Description:
Status: Part-Time Exempt (Adjunct)
Reports To: Program Director for Online MM/ME
Supervises: N/A

• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Music Education, or a related field preferred
• Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program or corporate training program, particularly to adult students, is preferred
• Prior experience teaching in a fully online setting with evidence of positive student outcomes.

Skills and Knowledge Required
• Excellent computer skills and facility with multiple types of operating systems, peripheral accessories, and software programs; familiarity with BrightSpace learning management system is a plus.
• Ability to deliver course outcomes and content asynchronously through a variety of teaching/learning styles
• Respect for students and a genuine interest in their learning.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding to student inquiries.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Design asynchronous, online teacher education courses for delivery, including weekly asynchronous formative and summative assignments, discussion posts, blog posts.
• Use Longy’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials, and communicate with students.
• Facilitate asynchronous, online learning, including leading and moderating online discussions of course material via discussion posts and web chats.
• Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials.
• Create and record instructional lectures and videos that will be posted within assigned coursework for asynchronous student access.
• Participate in professional development seminars pertaining to online course development and delivery.
• Submit developed online courses for review and approval to the Program Director.
• Evaluate student papers, projects, tests and other assessments.
• Edit and refresh course content as needed, to adapt with development of new technologies and software.
• Participate in weekly scheduled online virtual office hours with students.
• Respond to student inquiries in a timely manner.

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