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Kroc Center - Music Instructor (Guitar)

The Salvation Army Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Kroc Center is an ENERGIZING, FUN, FAST-PACED recreation and education center providing opportunities for people to connect, experience personal growth, and develop relationships. The Kroc is a world-class facility and a Nebraska treasure supporting the community and its members with fulfilling and family friendly programs and activities.


Our team members thrive on serving others and making a difference in our community. A positive attitude, fun-loving spirit and a desire to be part of something bigger is a must. If you have a servant's heart and a drive for excellence to help us achieve our mission, then we want you to be part of our team!


The Salvation Army Mission:  The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Purpose Statement     

Inspire people to discover their God given talents and develop their potential through artistic, educational, physical, and spiritual experiences in a Christ-centered atmosphere.


Job Summary/Primary Purpose: The music instructor will be responsible for teaching group and/or individual music lessons, developing curriculum and assessments, and establishing collaborative partnerships within the community.


Work Schedule:  Saturdays 10:00am to 12:00pm.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for teaching individual and/or group music lessons.
  2. Effectively design and implement curriculum, assessment rubrics, and lesson plans for each course taught. A record and summary of activities must be provided to the Kroc Fine Arts Director on a regular basis.
  3. Develop and implement ongoing collaborative partnerships for music programming with schools and organizations.
  4. Required to actively participate in the recruitment and outreach efforts set forth by the Fine Arts Manager.
  5. Required to attend assigned staff meetings.
  6. Willing to teach additional classes and workshops as needed.
  7. Attend all required department and facility meetings and training as assigned.
  8. All other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:   N/A


Education and/or Experience:

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Music, or equivalent qualified performance experience.
  2. Three years required, five years preferred of teaching experience either in a classroom setting or private/group lessons.
  3. Provide a record of musical performance experience.
  4. Evidence of experience in curriculum development.
  5. Must be able to teach guitar.


Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.


  1. Have the ability to work with children, parents and staff in a capacity of leadership.
  2. Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self-starter.
  3. Performance experience in individual content area of teaching.
  4. Is expected to start class on time with room set-up and reset room as required.
  5. A working knowledge of music literature.
  6. Have a philosophy of education and child development, which is consistent with that of The Salvation Army.
  7. A positive attitude and a willingness to promote the mission of the Salvation Army.
  8. Good communication skills including interpersonal skills.
  9. English proficiency required; Spanish language skills helpful.
  10. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  11. Exceptional flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
  12. Ability to collaborate and work within a team.
  13. Attention to detail, creative problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.
  14. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential matters
  15. Strong independent judgement.
  16. General computer knowledge is required to access payroll, timekeeping and personal data via a web-based system.


Other Qualifications: Must pass all applicable background checks.   


Must possess a valid drivers license from the state in which you reside. Must be approved through The Salvation Army Fleet Safety Program to drive either a Salvation Army or personal vehicle on Salvation Army business.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must successfully complete Safe from Harm training within 30 days of hire as established by The Salvation Army.


Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical requirements include:

  • Satisfactory speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity.
  • Lifting, pulling and pushing of materials up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires bending, squatting and walking.
  • Standing for extended periods of time.


Working Conditions:  The work environment is a community center with light to moderate traffic and noise levels.  For other duties of this job, such as outdoor special events and community center activities, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment at these events is usually moderate to loud.


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Job Details

Date Posted December 4, 2018
Date Closes December 18, 2018
Requisition 2018-8415
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00