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Job ID 1673 Location Ellensburg Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
The Central Washington University Department of Music and College of Arts and Humanities invites applicants for the position of Associate Director of Bands/Assistant Professor of Music Education to begin September 2018. This position is a tenure-track appointment. The ideal candidate will be a passionate musician with a strong and effective commitment in music education and wind conducting who also demonstrates high potential for recruiting, building, and maintaining an outstanding program. We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.
Primary responsibilities include teaching the CWU Symphonic Winds and Music Education courses in the Department of Music. Duties will also include teaching undergraduate conducting, and other teaching responsibilities in areas of the successful candidate's experience.
- Serve as advisor of the CWU's 200-member National Association for Music Education Collegiate chapter. - Active participation in state, regional and/or national music education associations - Advise and mentor music education students - Place student teachers regionally - Develop and maintain relationships with local, state and regional music educators - Assist with conducting the CWU Symphonic Band and the 200-member CWU Marching Band - Assist the Director of Bands with administration of the university band program that includes 3 music major concert bands, marching band, pep band, and chamber ensembles. - Interface with the School of Education - Responsible for active recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate music majors for the Department of Music and University Band Program. - Serve on department, college and university committees as assigned.
Additional responsibilities include student advising, scholarly activity, participating in departmental program development and assessment, and professional service, including committee work.
Earned Master's degree in music.
Evidence of sustained excellence in teaching and conducting at the secondary level, including a minimum of 6 years of experience teaching music in the public schools .
Evidence of leadership in the music education field.
Experience working with a diverse student population and multicultural curriculum.
Evidence of sustained excellence in teaching and conducting at the secondary and collegiate level.
Current recognition at the regional or national level as demonstrated through peer-reviewed, merit-based performance invitations. (Examples include music educator conferences such as the National Association for Music Education, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, the Music for All National Festival, College Band Directors National Association or other equivalent invitations.)
Experience teaching diverse curricular offerings in music education.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly that provides (a) evidence of excellence in teaching and conducting at the secondary school and/or university level, (b) evidence of leadership in the field of music education, and (c) detail how teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU's commitment to diversity).
Current resume/curriculum vitae including work history, education, training;
Copy of transcripts (for the highest degree obtained); and
Names and current contact information for at least three professional references.
Screening Begins: October 31, 2017 -Preference will be given to applicants who apply by the screening date of October 31, 2017; the position will be open until filled. Additional supporting materials (i.e. videos of rehearsals and performances, sample programs) may be requested from applicants. Application materials will not be returned.
**Incomplete applications will not be considered.
NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.