Lecturer, Suzuki Strings and CPS Strong School Orchestra, Preparatory Division, CCM

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

About the College-Conservatory of Music

The University of Cincinnati's nationally ranked and internationally renowned College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is a preeminent institution for the performing and media arts. The school’s educational roots date back to 1867, and a solid, visionary instruction has been at its core since that time.


Declared "one of this country's leading conservatories" by the New York Times, CCM offers 10 degree types (BA, BFA, BM, MFA, MA, MM, MME, AD, DMA, PhD) in approximately 120 possible majors, along with a variety of pre-collegiate and post-graduate programs and workshops. The college also offers academic minors in both media production and music. The synergy created by housing CCM within a comprehensive public university gives the college its unique character and defines its objective: to educate and inspire the whole artist and scholar for positions on the world stage.


At CCM, tomorrow’s arts luminaries work with today’s industry leaders. CCM’s internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world. 116 full-time faculty members and 151 part-time faculty members provide personalized mentorship, guiding students in their individual scholarly, creative, musical, performing and teaching growth.


CCM’s student enrollment for Fall 2023 totaled 1,403. This number included 883 undergraduate students and 520 graduate students. CCM’s current student population comes to Cincinnati from 41 different states and 41 different countries. International students represent roughly 23% of the student body.


About the College-Conservatory of Music (cont'd)

CCM provides students with professionally oriented immersive experiences in order to prepare them to enter directly into performing and media arts careers. As the largest single source of performing arts events in Ohio, CCM presents nearly 1,000 major public performances each year. Students are involved in each step of the process from planning to performing, both on stage and behind-the-scenes.


CCM's dynamic and influential alumni network includes over 14,300 artists, teachers, entrepreneurs, researchers, leaders and professionals who are active in the arts on a global scale. Many of the college’s graduates have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts, and 97% of recent graduates are currently working or continuing their education.


CCM is an accredited institution of the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), and a member of the University/ Resident Theatre Association (U/RTA). The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


Learn more by visiting https://ccm.uc.edu

About the Department

The Preparatory Division (CCM Prep) offers a wide variety of programs in music, dance and theatre arts for people of all ages and abilities — including classes for adults, young children, teens and pre-professional students preparing for a future in the performing arts.

Job Overview

CCM Prep is accepting applications for term adjunct (part-time) faculty to teach in the Suzuki Strings and CPS Strong School Orchestra programs. The selected candidates for this position will provide instruction to non-matriculated students in CCM Prep. This could include private lessons or group classes in violin, viola, and/or cello. The incumbent will act as an integral part of the creative team for multiple programs both in schools and in the community.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct and teach Suzuki lessons in private lessons, group classes, and school orchestra settings.
  • Attend meetings and participate in Suzuki team planning, concerts, and events.
  • School day, after school, evening, and weekend hours possible.

Minimum Requirements

  • Suzuki Association of the Americans (SAA) Training in Suzuki VIOLIN Book 1.
  • Violin or Viola player or other major string instruments (cello/bass) considered if candidate can demonstrate proficiency in beginning violin.
  • Reliable transportation to teach at off campus sites, such as Cincinnati Public Schools.
  • Availability to teach private lessons (After school/weekends) on UC-CCM campus, with the option to teach additional CCM Prep lesson in your home studio.
  • Availability to teach in the CCM Prep CPS Strong Orchestra Programs during the school day (times TBD) and an after school enrichment program at Hyde Park School (Monday through Wednesday weekly, 2:15-4pm).

Required Education

Master’s degree with no experience -OR- a bachelor's degree with 4 years experience –OR- no degree with 8 years experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Suzuki Association of the Americans (SAA) Training in Suzuki VIOLIN Book 4.
  • Previous teaching experience of 5 years or longer.
  • Title 1 School Teaching Experience.
  • Good communication skills with CCM Prep staff, Suzuki team members, students and families, and school staff, including timely email correspondence.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching/training/coaching in educational or creative teaching capacity.
  • Demonstrated expertise in multiple music and/or theatre arts and/or dance.
  • Proven experience working with diverse populations.
  • Creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Team player with prior success in collaborative environments.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 96180 


Lecturer, Suzuki Strings and CPS Strong School Orchestra, Preparatory Division, CCM

Date:  Jun 29, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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