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University of Rochester Jazz History Instructor - Eastman Community Music School - 236839 in Rochester, New York

Jazz History Instructor - Eastman Community Music School Job ID 236839

Location Eastman School Music Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 000 ESM Eastman Community Music Sc



The Eastman Community Music School (ECMS), a division of the renowned Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester, offers music lessons, ensembles, and classes to community members of all ages and abilities. ECMS serves approximately 1,600 students during the school year and hundreds more each summer. From pre-school and early childhood programs, to college prep and diploma programs, to adult ensembles and classes, ECMS nurtures and inspires students at all levels.


  • Teach Jazz History class

  • Provide leadership in areas of jazz repertoire

  • Attend all Full Faculty and Department meetings as required


  • Proven record as an outstanding teacher

  • Expertise in the area of Jazz History

  • MM or DMA degree , or equivalent professional experience preferred

  • Strong desire to recruit students

  • Involvement in national professional organizations


    To be negotiated with ECMS Associate Dean and Director - yearly contract


    Please provide curriculum vitae, 3 references, teaching philosophy (one page).

    Applicants must apply online. Please upload all documents in a single PDF file. Job ID #236839

    The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Eastman has a long commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and strives for continuous improvement in this area. Our diverse alumni have occupied some of the most esteemed positions in the music world, and programs and partnerships like Eastman Pathways, ROCmusic, and the Gateways Music Festival greatly enrich the academic and musical life of our community. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion, access, and equity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education to consider making Eastman School of Music their musical and professional home.

    The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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