Music Assistant Professor

Folsom Lake College

Music Assistant Professor

  • Institution: Folsom Lake College
  • Institution Type: Two-Year/Community College (Associates Degree)
  • Location: Folsom, CA

Music Assistant Professor

  • Folsom Lake College | Folsom, CA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: February 26, 2024
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Job TitleMusic Assistant Professor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ $50,760 to $95,796 per year

Location Folsom, CA

Application Deadline February 19, 2024

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Job Description

Folsom Lake College


Music Assistant Professor

Job Posting Number: F01497P

Salary: $50,760 to $95,796 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited institutions and experience. Candidates not holding the minimum degree requirement may start at a salary lower than posted above.

Closing Date: 02/19/2024


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Summary

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member.


The primary assignment will be teaching as a generalist in Music with a focus in at least one of the following areas: world music / ethnomusicology; American popular music; audio production / recording / live sound and / or commercial music composition. The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Music offered at the college such as Ethnomusicology, American Popular Music, World Music, Music Literature, Theory, Instrumental, Choral, Commercial, and Sound Recording. The Music Department and its curricula emphasize a music industry-centered education focused on preparing students for successful careers as music entrepreneurs and for employment in a variety of music sectors, including at Harris Center for the Arts and the Recording Studio. The Music Department offers music classes at the main college campus and its two centers; teaching assignments may include teaching at multiple sites and at various times and modalities including days, evenings, weekends, online, and hybrid.


Position Salary Information:

Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here.



As a Los Rios employee, you have access to a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers you the flexibility and security to thrive both inside and outside of work. Check out the benefits guide for complete information.


Assignment Responsibilities

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Music at the college including:


MUFHL 300: Intro to Music

MUFHL 308: Intro to Music (Rock and Roll)

MUFHL 330: World Music

MUIVI 310: Voice Class

MUIVI 370: Beginning Guitar

MUP 311: Advance Orchestra

MUP 360: Chamber Singers

MUP 424: Commercial Music Ensemble

MUSM 110: The Business of Music

MUSM 306: Live Sound Reinforcement


The faculty member may be assigned non-instructional assignments by area dean.


Minimum Qualifications

Have a Master’s degree in Music; OR, a Bachelor’s degree in Music and a Master’s degree in Humanities; OR the equivalent*. All degrees must be from an accredited institution, completed by August 22, 2024.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.



If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.

Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process.

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