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Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary - 25-1121.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Professor
  • Music Professor
  • Art Professor
  • Theatre Professor
  • Art Instructor
  • Professor of Music
  • Art History Professor
  • Dance Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Music
  • Associate Professor

SOC Occupation Groups

25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations
25-1000 Postsecondary Teachers
25-1120 Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teachers, Postsecondary
25-1121.00 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Act as advisers to student organizations.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Display students' work in schools, galleries, and exhibitions.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, performances, projects, assignments, and papers.
  • Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Keep students informed of community events such as plays and concerts.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Organize performance groups and direct their rehearsals.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
  • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
  • Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • 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.
  • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and performance pieces.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Advise educators on curricula, instructional methods, or policies.
  • Advise students on academic or career matters.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
  • Coordinate student extracurricular activities.
  • Develop instructional materials.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Direct department activities.
  • Display student work.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of educational programs.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Guide class discussions.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Perform student enrollment or registration activities.
  • Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
  • Prepare tests.
  • Promote educational institutions or programs.
  • Research topics in area of expertise.
  • Select educational materials or equipment.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Teach humanities courses at the college level.
  • Tutor students who need extra assistance.
  • Write articles, books or other original materials in area of expertise.
  • Write grant proposals.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • LDO - Bandmaster (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Faculty Member, College or University