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Wanda L. Bass School of Music Adjunct Instructor (Pool)


Adjunct Faculty

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Oklahoma City, OK

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The Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University is a comprehensive music school offering the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts in Music and Master of Music degrees.  Areas of study include instrumental, vocal, and opera performance, music theatre, music education, composition, conducting, vocal coaching, music business and church music.  Possible teaching assignments include applied music and classroom teaching in music theory, music history, music education as well as other specialized music course work.


Master of Music required; terminal degree preferred.  For applied music positions, applicants with significant professional experience in lieu of academic credentials will be considered.  Three years of university level teaching experience preferred.

About the Wanda L. Bass School of Music:

The Wanda L. Bass School of Music, an all-Steinway school, is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 28 full-time and 30 adjunct faculty members, 320 undergraduate and 65 graduate students. For more information, please go to

About Oklahoma City University:

Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Midtown district. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Oklahoma City University in the top tier of western region master level universities since 1999 and has included Oklahoma City University in the Great Schools, Great Values rankings since 2006.

Physical Requirements:

This faculty position requires a music professional capable of sustained physical activity and the ability to demonstrate required technique. Requires frequent standing, walking and sitting. Repetitious finger and wrist movement, and hearing faculty. Occasionally requires lifting and carrying. Constantly requires speaking clearly, both seeing near, far and with depth perception. Work includes applied music courses in performance spaces. In performance spaces, lighting levels vary from total darkness to full stage lighting. Work in performance spaces requires the ability to move quickly from audience to stage areas which are at different levels. There is long exposure to theater and studio sound equipment volume levels. Work hours are varied from early morning academic and applied courses to evening and weekend hours in rehearsals and performances.

Required Application Materials:

Applicants will be asked to upload a Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Application, Unofficial Transcripts, and a list of 3 references with contact information.  No recordings or additional supportive materials are requested at this time.

Number of months per year

Varies by Semester

Additional Required Application Materials

Letter of Application, List of Professional References, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application will be maintained in this adjunct pool for 12 months. When applying, please attach a list of 3-5 professional references with their contact information. If considered for an adjunct position, official transcripts will be required from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you attended and you will be required to complete the OCU faculty application.

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