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Instructor-Wind Ensemble and Music Education

E-appoint Tracking Number: MUSIC008654

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: Music

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: Direct the Wind Ensemble and teach courses in instrumental music education and conducting. Participate actively in the recruitment of students. Duties may also include the supervision of student teachers and other teaching assignments that align with the candidate’s qualifications. Faculty members are expected to be active in performance, research and/or other creative activities, and be committed to fulfilling service obligations to the Department, College, University, and profession. Wind Ensemble and Music Education – One-year appointment

Minimum Requirements: Appropriate Master's required, doctorate preferred. Commitment to excellence in teaching and advisement of students; demonstrated excellence in the area of wind conducting; successful teaching in P-12 schools; evidence of music education instruction at the university level; ability to foster and maintain positive communication with the general public and with P-12 schools personnel, and to undertake the supervision of student teachers. Ability to relate well with students and faculty in a collegial regional institution within an environment of shared governance is essential.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Contingent Upon Funding

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 01/20/17

Application Instructions:

Electronic submission only. Interested and qualified applicants should upload a cover letter; resume/vita; and contact information for 3-5 professional references. Applications received by January 20, 2017, will be given first consideration. Position is open until filled and is contingent upon funding.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

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Other Information: The Department of Music, one of 14 departments within the College of Arts and Sciences, is accredited by NASM. With 15 full-time faculty and 100 music majors, the B.M., B.M.E., B.A., and M.M. degrees are offered. More information about the department can be found at: Information about the university’s new performance venue, the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, may be found at: Pittsburg State University is a multi-purpose state supported institution with an enrollment of approximately 7,200 students. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, PSU is one of six universities in the Kansas Regents System whose primary service region includes Southeast Kansas, Southwest Missouri, Northeast Oklahoma, and Northwest Arkansas.

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