Assistant Professor of Music - Choral Conducting/Choral Music Education

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 03, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor of Music - Choral Conducting/Choral Music Education

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1076
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Music is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Music (Tenure Track) to join the UTRGV School of Music in Fall 2021. Primary responsibilities will include directing assigned choral ensembles, teaching choral conducting, secondary choral methods, and/or other choral and music education courses assigned by the School of Music Director. Applicants should demonstrate a record of successful university teaching, ensemble leadership, scholarly activity, and potential for growth in these areas. The successful candidate will be expected to collegially participate in recruitment, community engagement, and service activities appropriate to their assigned teaching load and the expectations of the School of Music.

UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV's core priorities (https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/), which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A.


Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate in Music (Choral Conducting) from an accredited institution. A record of successful teaching at the collegiate level.


Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Experience directing college-level choral ensembles.


Preferred Qualification:
Experience teaching in secondary schools. Demonstrated record of recruiting students and expanding a choral music education program. Record of successful secondary choral music education.


Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1.0
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.


Open Date: 11/02/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive: All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview.

To apply for this job posting visit: careers.utrgv.edu

For your application to be properly reviewed and considered the committee is requesting the following documents: the online application.
letter of interest.
curriculum vitae.
3 References: Include Name, Title, and contact information (phone number and/or email).
three letters of recommendation.
Other Documents: Links to two recent conducting performance videos representing contrasting styles and 1 link to a choral instructional rehearsal video (10-15 minutes) (please indicate the date of performance/rehearsal); and unofficial transcripts (graduate and undergraduate - once hired, official transcript are required).


Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
ยง51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.


Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/26598

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