Applied Music Instructor for Percussion

Website University of Maine at Augusta

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background

The University of Maine at Augusta is seeking qualified applicants to teach percussion lessons. The Applied Instructor will teach live lessons on the Augusta Campus. The student performance levels may range from advanced performance students to beginner music education students, and early college students. Some of the students will be music majors and some will be non-majors. The candidate may also be asked to coach the on-campus percussion ensemble and percussion techniques. The anticipated start date is July 3, 2023.

Salary: $55.00 per hour

About the University

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.

UMA is the third-largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state. With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five years of teaching experience with beginners through advanced students
  • Professional drum set performance experience (jazz, rock, studio, and live performance)
  • Professional classical percussion performance experience (timpani, snare, mallet instruments)
  • Ability to teach on the Augusta campus

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for Position” below. You will need to create an applicant profile and upload:

  • a cover letter that fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required qualifications
  • a resume/curriculum vitae
  • contact information for three professional references

You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa Sponsorship support.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Materials received after May 31, 2023, will be considered at the discretion of the university.

The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine at Augusta does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5748 Boudreau Hall, Room 101, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207-581-1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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