Job Openings - Instructor of Piano


Instructor of Piano

Type: Exempt
Position: Faculty
Posting Date: May 03, 2017

Job Description:

Full-time, non-tenure track instructor in the Music Department to oversee the piano area.  Primary responsibilities include class piano, primary studio piano for traditional and contemporary piano students, class piano for non-music majors, and weekly studio class.  Understanding of current teaching trends/ideas and pedagogy, knowledge of standard, contemporary and pedagogical literature expected.

Accompaniment for the Greenville University Choir possible as well (includes some weekend tours and spring break tour).  Occasional courses in Piano Pedagogy and Literature and Accompanying expected.  Possible teaching duties in Music Listening and a general education music appreciation class.  Candidate will run the piano lab, including maintenance, maintain piano material library and assist in assessment for the BA program.  

Greenville College:  The College is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people.  Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations.  For additional information, please visit our website:

Key Responsibilities:

Full-time faculty teaching load is at least 12 credit hours per semester.  Other responsibilities include assisting in recruitment of students, student mentoring and advisement, school planning, and regular participation in institutional committee work.

Reports To:

Dean of Arts and Sciences

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Piano Pedagogy or Piano Performance minimum; Doctorate in Piano Pedagogy or Piano Performance or ABD preferred.  

How to Apply

Compliance with College Standards.  All Greenville College employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the College, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance.  Employees agree to promote the College's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the College Standards).

Application materials should include: (1) a letter of application, (2) evidence of preparation for this position (a complete CV with degrees earned, and professional interests); (3) a statement of philosophy of Christian higher education; (4) a statement of personal faith journey and commitment; and (5) names and contact information for at least three professional references.  Applications will be reviewed once all components have been received.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.  Address applications to:


Dr. Edwin F. Estevez

Provost and Chief Operating Officer

Greenville College

315 East College Avenue

Greenville, IL  62246-0159

Office: (618) 664-7020

It is the policy of Greenville College not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race or gender in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville College is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Office of Human Resources
Phone: (618) 664-2800
Fax: (618) 664-7017

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