Selkirk College
Castlegar, BC

Music Instructor

The School of the Arts is seeking a Guitar Instructor to join our Contemporary Music & Technology faculty. The successful applicant will teach a range
of courses across the core program curriculum as well as private guitar lessons, guitar labs, and student ensembles.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
The curriculum is based on the most relevant and up-to-date music industry standards, with an emphasis on the development of practical skills. The
successful applicant will:

  • Teach private guitar lessons, guitar labs, student ensembles and a range of courses across the core program curriculum including but not limited

to Ear Training, Improvisation, Arranging, Computer Applications to Music, and Music History

  • Consult and develop core program curriculum including but not limited to private guitar lessons, guitar labs, student ensembles, Ear Training,

Improvisation, Arranging, Computer Applications to Music, and Music History

  • Prepare students to follow their own stylistic interests, whether they play Blues, Jazz, R&B, Pop, Rock, Folk, etc.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Professional experience as a guitarist
  • Improvisation skill
  • Sight-reading skill
  • Multi-instrumentalist preferred
  • A broad musical background that includes all contemporary styles of music including Jazz, R&B, Rock, Pop, etc.
  • Ability to teach across all aspects of the core program curriculum
  • Knowledge of Digital Audio Workstations and music technology an asset
  • Knowledge of music notation software and asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A team player and collaborator
  • Passionate about teaching music and working with students

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Music (Master’s preferred)
  • A minimum of three years’ experience performing professionally; writing for film/publications an asset
  • A minimum of three years’ experience teaching private lessons. Teaching at the post-secondary level an asset.

This is a regular, full-time position commencing August 1, 2019. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association
Collective Agreement. The salary range is $2,232.42 - $3,587.27 bi-weekly (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications and experience.

Selkirk College appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested and qualified applicants are invited
to email their chronological resume (along with cover letter, work references and supporting documentation including diplomas and transcripts) no later than 4:00 pm
on the closing date. The personal information provided by applicants is collected pursuant to Sections 26 and 27 of the Freedom of Information
and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The required personal information is collected for the purposes of supporting and evaluating your application for employment
with Selkirk College and for aggregate statistical purposes. The personal information will be used, retained and only disclosed by Selkirk in accordance with FIPPA. The
information is related directly to and needed by Selkirk to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by
you, evaluate your qualifications, and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision.
Selkirk College is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential and where each member of the college
community shares a responsibility for developing and maintaining a healthy work environment in which differences are valued. The college welcomes applications from
persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal people. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents
will be given priority.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

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Additional Details

Category: Performing Arts
Selkirk College
V1N 4L3
Castlegar, BC, CA
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Posted: Apr 08, 2019
Deadline: OPEN

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