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Faculty in Instrumental Music Education

Company: Union University
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 22, 2022

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Faculty in Instrumental Music Education Bookmark this Posting - Print Preview - Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Position Title Faculty in Instrumental Music Education Division College of Arts & Sciences (DIV) Department Music Location Jackson Job Summary This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Music beginning Fall 2022. This position is responsible for teaching a variety of courses, fulfilling departmental and university-wide faculty responsibilities, and maintaining an appropriate level of scholarship in Music. Rank assignment commensurate with education and experience. Union University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. About Union University Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown, Hendersonville, and Memphis, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls about 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 48 states and 15 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation's premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top-tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Essential Job Duties Teaching responsibilities include Symphonic Band, applied lessons (brass, strings, or percussion preferred), and Instrumental Music Education courses and Internships. Other courses, including Chamber Ensembles, Commercial Music Technology, Music Theory and Aural Skills, Commercial Arranging & Composition, Worship Instrumental Techniques, and/or Symphony Orchestra may be assigned predicated on the interests, qualifications, and experiences of the applicant as well as on departmental needs. Additional responsibilities encompass service to the department, university, and community along with appropriate scholarly activities. Further, the person who fills this position will actively pursue relationships with area high school instrumental directors and students for the purpose of recruiting students to the Department of Music as well as developing the reputation of the department in the region and beyond. Other Job Duties Required Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Music Education, Instrumental Conducting, Brass Performance, Percussion Performance, String Performance, or a related field is required. Additionally, certification in Music Education with a minimum of 3 consecutive years of successful teaching within K-12 schools is required. The successful applicant will possess strong musical expertise, the ability to communicate effectively, a love for teaching and learning, and the desire to invest time and energy in the well-being and spiritual discipleship of students, and the development of the Department of Music. Preferred Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a terminal degree in Music Education, Instrumental Conducting, Brass Performance, Percussion Performance, String Performance, or a related field. Knowledge of music recording technologies and experience in commercial arranging and composition is desired. Christian Requirement Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University's Identity, Mission, and Core Values, and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life. (Union University's Identity, Mission, and Core Values is a link to Physical Requirements The work performed by this position is of a general office and classroom nature. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to perform the following:Speaking and hearing ability to sufficiently communicate in person or over the telephone.Walk from office to the classroom and from one campus office to another office/building on campus.Spend extended periods of time sitting and standing with occasional instances of bending and stooping. Classroom and laboratory settings require periods of standing and sitting for the duration of class (1 to 3 hours).Ability to lift and carry files and materials, handle various types of media and equipment, occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, unless otherwise specified.Have adequate vision, hearing, and manual dexterity to read words and numbers and interact with people in person, on the phone, through a computer, and in writing. Requires the ability to identify, observe, and assess visual color discrimination and depth perception.Ability to reach with hands and arms; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls (e.g. mouse, keyboard, telephone, lab equipment). Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment. Posting Detail Information Posting Number F032P Special Instructions to Applicants Documents to Apply Required DocumentsCurriculum Vitae Optional DocumentsCover LetterTranscriptsLetter of RecommendationMedia FilePortfolioOther Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

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