Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
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Also known as:
Ballet Professor, Graphic Design Professor, Music Professor, Photography Professor, Piano Performance and Pedagogy Professor, Piano Professor, Scene and Lighting Design Lecturer, Stagecraft Professor, Theatre Professor, Voice Professor
|Critical decision making||
|Level of responsibilities||
|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines||
|Dealing and handling conflict||
|Competition for this position||
|Communication with others||
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.||
|Comfort of the work setting||
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions||
|Exposure to job hazards||
Act as advisers to student organizations.
Display students' work in schools, galleries, and exhibitions.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as acting techniques, fundamentals of music, and art history.
Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Prepare students for performances, exams, or assessments.
|Thinking Creatively||Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.|
|Training and Teaching Others||Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.|
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Coaching and Developing Others||Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.|
|Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships||Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.|
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates||Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.|
|Fine Arts||Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.|
|Education and Training||Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Communications and Media||Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.|
|Psychology||Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.|
|History and Archeology||Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.|
|Philosophy and Theology||Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.|
|Computers and Electronics||Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Instructing||Teaching others how to do something.|
|Learning Strategies||Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.|
|Reading Comprehension||Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Active Learning||Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.|
|Writing||Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|