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Adjunct Instructor of Music

Employer
Arkansas Tech University
Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
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Adjunct Instructor of Music

Contract Terms: Part-time, 9-month
Target Start Date: August 15, 2022

About Arkansas Tech:

Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state-supported comprehensive institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. It is the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery.  Offering over 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community.  For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at www.atu.edu/hr to find our “Live Here” informational resources.

Position Summary:

Adjunct Instructor of Music specializing in teaching applied tuba lessons and low brass ensembles. Opportunities for additional teaching opportunities may be available based on candidate strengths and department needs.  This position is a part-time position in the Department of Music within the College of Arts & Humanities. The anticipated start date for this position will be August 15, 2022.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach tuba applied lessons and low brass chamber music groups.

Recruit and retain students for the tuba studio.

Engage in continuous improvement of courses.

Engage students in high-impact learning practices. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Exhibit musicianship in solo performance and collaborative settings.

Ability and interest in recruiting and retaining talented undergraduate musicians.

Teach, develop and mentor undergraduate low brass students.

Minimum Requirements:

The applicant must have a Master’s degree in music.

Ability to teach tuba applied lessons.

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s or DMA in tuba performance.

Experience teaching and providing leadership for a studio of low brass students.

Evidence of or potential for fostering an inclusive environment for diverse populations.

Work Location, Environment, and Physical Demands:

The candidate selected to fill this position will work on the Russellville campus of Arkansas Tech University in Witherspoon Hall. Required activities include: teaching and lecturing, sitting for extended periods, use of a keyboard and mouse, use of standard office equipment. Some local travel may be necessary to public schools.  The work schedule may also include nights and weekends.

What to Submit:

A letter of application

Current curriculum vita

Unofficial copies of transcripts

Contact information (phone number and email address) for 3 references who can speak to the candidate’s performance and teaching abilities.

Links to video samples demonstrating the candidate’s performance and teaching ability.

 

Applicant screening will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected for the position. For more information about the position contact Dr. Jeff Bright, Department Head of Music at jbright6@atu.edu or 479.968.0369.

Please go to https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=atu to apply now.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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