Part-time Horn Professor – Continuous Pool

  • Job Reference: 00023869-1
  • Date Posted: 17 July 2024
  • Company: Clark College
  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Salary: $90.47 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Can you create and maintain a welcoming and supportive environment with students of diverse multicultural, socioeconomic, and academic backgrounds?  Are you eager to work collaboratively to find innovative ways to improve student success? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining our Music Department.  We value collaboration and are dedicated to guiding students towards the achievement of their academic and career goals.  
Clark College is currently seeking to fill a part-time Horn Professor. 
This part-time position is an ongoing recruitment in which applications are collected year-round. Applicants must be available to teach the daytime, evening or weekend hours. Positions will be filled as program needs arise.
At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • 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.


  • Work with the brass section in a sectional twice each term during the last hour of rehearsal.  During the first part of the rehearsal, you will serve as Principal Horn of the orchestra.  There will be a third rehearsal that will involve a woodwind, brass, and percussion sectional that you will conduct while the Music Director works with the strings.   
  • Play five other rehearsals, the dress rehearsal, and concert.   The dates for the dress rehearsal and concerts are fixed; the dates for the sectionals will be agreed upon in consultation with the string coaches.  All rehearsals are on Tuesday nights from 7:00 to 9:30. Concerts vary with the availability of the hall.  
  • The Music Director will give you copies of the scores to use in the sectionals.  While we encourage your professional performance activities, we expect you to reserve the agreed upon dates (or to arrange for a mutually acceptable substitute).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Music Education or a closely related field.
  • Teaching experience.
  • 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 $90.47, and lab hourly rate is $77.27.
Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application, including names of three (3) 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.

 Please apply online at
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted which includes a sexual misconduct background check as required under RCW 28B.112.080. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Please note that upon being hired, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) require a Vocational Certification plan be in place prior to the first day of classes. Under the standard specified in WAC 131-16-070 through 131-16-094 Vocational Certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional technical education personnel.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
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: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, 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. 
Clark College Human Resources
July 5, 2024