Instructor of Music (Applied)

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 20, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title

Instructor of Music (Applied)

About this Opportunity

The School of Music at Ball State University invites applications for ongoing part-time semester faculty appointments to teach applied music coursework in an on-campus environment.

Ball State University and Our Pledge for the Future

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University’s ambitious goals for our second century:
• We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
• We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
• We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.
And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values , we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.


  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Retirement
  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents and spouse)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development
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Appointment Type

Other

Length of Appointment

PT Semester

Description

Primary assignment will initially include teaching applied lessons, coaching chamber music, or conducting ensembles.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a documented history of professional activity in the area of assignment.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to recruit and retain quality students on the collegiate level, exceptional creative/scholarly background.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None.

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Department

School of Music:600040

College/Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

765-285-5402

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

202200953F

Number of Vacancies

Multiple

Desired Start Date

08/22/2022

Position End Date

05/15/2023

Posting Date

08/10/1922

Applications Accepted Through Date

01/08/2023

Open Until Filled

No

Consideration Date: to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the date indicated here. (Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.)

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

A link to one or more video recordings of live performances is a required upload in the “Other” section of Applicant Documents section of this application.

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option provide an Inclusive Excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Gayle Kearns, Director
School of Music
gayle.kearns@bsu.edu

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Inclusive Excellence Statement


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