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Assistant/Associate Professor/Program Coordinator

Music Department
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Position

9-Month, tenure-track, faculty position (Assistant/Associate Professor/Program Coordinator) in the Department of Music beginning Fall Semester 2018.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will serve as Coordinator of the Music Education program teaching courses in music education for elementary and secondary instrumental music education majors. As program coordinator, the selected individual will assist with the advising of undergraduate music education majors as well as supervision of student teachers, foster relationships with local school districts for student teaching placement and any other duties as assigned according to the candidate’s qualifications and the program needs.

Other responsibilities include, conducting relevant research in the discipline, recruiting and retention of students, and serving on university, departmental and school committees. Additional duties include promoting the Department at campus and community functions, promoting and maintaining professional responsibilities of the department and other duties assigned by the Department Chairperson.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

An Earned Doctorate in Music Education or equivalent.  Strong candidates who are ABD and nearing completion will also be considered.  Evidence of completion of the doctorate must be provided prior to the appointment date. A minimum of two years teaching experience at the collegiate level; evidence of teaching experience at the pre-K-12 level; evidence of record of scholarship in music education or the potential to develop an ongoing program of research in music education; knowledge of national standards for music education; knowledge of national and state level policies and regulations as related to professional education licensure/certification;

Preferred qualification

Teaching experience in a music department accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. (NASM)

HOW TO APPLY

Virginia State University will accept applications through the Online Recruitment Management System (RMS) at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.govE-mailed, faxed, and mailed applications will not be acceptedResumes are not a substitute for a completed state application.  Interested persons must attach a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae and professional references.  Copies of transcripts and three (3) letters of references must be attached to online applications. Official transcripts and three original letters of reference will be required prior to employment. Your name and position number must be clearly identifiable on each item submitted. Original documents should be mailed to:

Office of the Provost
Virginia State University
1 Hayden Drive, Box 9404
Virginia State University, Virginia 23806

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Screening of applications will commence immediately. Selected candidates must pass a Criminal Background History Check including fingerprinting and must complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment (if applicable).

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

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