Lecturer, Music Business - Department of Music

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 14, 2022

Position Title: Lecturer – Music Business

Category: Faculty - College of Performing Arts

Facility: Rowan Main Campus

Department: Music

Status: Full-time

Deadline Date: December 19, 2022

Location: Glassboro, NJ

The Rowan University Department of Music is seeking to hire a Lecturer in Music Business.

This position will have responsibilities to teach courses that may include but not limited to Business of Music, Music Publishing, Marketing, Touring & Concert Promotion, Capstone Project and Music Industry Internship.

Other responsibilities and service to the department will include:
  • Manage Rowan Music Group (RMG), the Rowan student-run record label

  • Assist with coordinating concert bookings and promotion

  • Coordinate and organize live music performances organization for the Intro to Music Performance course

  • Assist the program director with open houses and tours

  • Assist with recruitment and admissions of students

  • Collaborate with the program director and studio manager on budgeting and equipment purchases planning

  • Book and coordinate guest lectures

  • Curriculum development

  • Administer student evaluations for adjuncts

  • Assist the Music Industry program director with various tasks as needed

Required qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the music industry or related field

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience.

  • An expert level of understanding of record deals, publishing deals, artist management, producer deals, songwriter deals and concert bookings in deals for recording, publishing, and songwriting, as well as artist management and concert/tour booking

  • A thorough understanding of current music industry trends, marketing, branding and promotion

  • Current connections with major and independent record labels

  • Ability to secure student internships

Teaching experience is preferred and the successful candidate must be student centered and have a strong commitment to student learning. The qualified candidate will be expected to work collaboratively within the Music Department and the wider group of education professionals and Rowan community.

Review of applications will begin on December 19, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The application must be submitted through our online application system (insert link) and include a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact details of two references. Please include two previous teaching evaluations (if available).

The Department values candidates who have demonstrated ability to contribute to the inclusive excellence and diversity mission of the department, college, and university. Rowan University celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, (dis)ability status, military status, and other NJ protected classes. Rowan University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment as required by Title IX. Rowan is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with (dis)abilities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Christy Mroz, Administrative Assistant, OEE@rowan.edu, 856-256-5494. Rowan strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, affordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Note: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Advertised: Nov 14 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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