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Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Music Therapy
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Job Description

The Oral Roberts University Music Department invites applications for a part-time, Clinical Professor adjunct faculty appointment to begin August 2018.


Primary Duties

The successful candidate will:

  • Supervise music therapy students in various music therapy clinical training (i.e., practicum) settings include: special education classrooms, pre-schools for children with developmental disorders, psychiatric hospitals, Cancer Treatment Center of America, general/medical hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, hospice programs, assisted living facilities, and ORU music therapy clinic. 
  • Teach MUT 256 Instrumental Skills in Music Therapy Settings and co-teach (with Director of Music Therapy) practicum courses: Practicum Orientation, Clinical I Developmental, Clinical II Geriatric, Clinical III Psychiatric, and Clinical IV Neurologic/Rehabilitation & Medical.
  • Provide an initial music therapy assessment, music therapy treatments, and evaluations for assigned clients at ORU music therapy clinic.
  • Administer the ORU Music Therapy Clinic policy and manage/operate the facility.
  • Embrace a whole-person commitment as articulated in the Universityís Code of Honor.


Education & Experience Requirements

  • Master of Music Therapy or Master of Arts in Music Therapy from AMTA approved institutes required. 
  • Board certified by the Certification Board for Music Therapists (MT-BC) required.
  • Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) preferred.
  • Experience in clinical supervision and music therapy practice with such clinical populations as children/adolescence with developmental disorders, patients with neurologic disorders (e.g., strokes, Parkinsonís disease, and dementia), and individuals with mental problems preferred.
  • Maintains auto insurance and valid driver license in accordance with agency standards.
  • Demonstrate integrated faith in the classroom, church, and community.

Benefits & Perks

Physical Demands


Application Instructions

1. Complete the ORU online faculty application

2. Please provide transcripts from all Colleges or Universities listed on your and application

3. Please provide three letters of recommendation

Contact Information

John Jenkins, DMA

Chair, Music Department

7777 S. Lewis Ave.

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171


ORU is committed to the integration of faith and learning through an education that empowers the whole person: spiritually alive, intellectually alert, physically disciplined, socially adept, and professionally competent.