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26 Jul 2021

Part-Time Part-time Guitar Instructor

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Are you passionate about music and teaching a new generation of musicians?  Clark College is accepting applications for a Guitar Instructor for fall quarter, beginning on September 20, 2021, to teach a beginning guitar class (one in fall, two in winter, one in spring) and an applied guitar class for music majors (classical guitar). In addition, there is a possibility of teaching a rock music class in winter and spring terms if the candidate has sufficient background to do so. The fall class will be taught virtually.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision, and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Yaju Dharmarajah, Employee & Labor Relations Manager and Interim Compliance Director, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.


General Faculty Responsibilities

Instruct classes utilizing techniques and knowledge of the discipline that facilitate student learning.

Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.

Pursue professional development.

Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques.

Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Understand and commit to the mission of Clark College.


Minimum Qualifications and Competencies

Master’s Degree in Music.

Experience in teaching guitar.

Experience with virtual environments such as Zoom preferred.

Ability to work well as a member of a team.

Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.


Salary Statement: Lecture hourly rate is $74.93

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.



Required Online Application Materials:

Clark College Online Application, including names of three references

Cover letter addressing experience and qualifications for the position

Current résumé

Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with the online application

Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application

How to Apply

Please apply online at

Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: Guitar, Instructor, music, and Teacher.

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