Coordinator of Music Education

Job description

About SusquehannaAs a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit
Position Summary
Susquehanna University invites applications for a Coordinator of Music Education at the rank of assistant or associate professor (tenure-track at either rank) to begin in August of 2019. Rank is dependent upon qualifications and experience.ResponsibilitiesDuties include overseeing curricular details of music education, facilitating practicum and student teacher placements, teaching courses in general music methods and other music education courses, maintaining collaborative relationships with public schools and other community partners, and other duties dependent upon candidate qualifications and university need. The successful candidate will participate fully in departmental and university service and maintain an active scholarly agenda.

Required QualificationsRequired qualifications include an earned doctorate in Music Education (required by beginning of appointment in August, 2019).ABDconsidered but doctorate is required by beginning of appointment in August 2019. At least three years of public school teaching experience, and superior administrative skills.
Preferred QualificationsCollege teaching experience is preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, a statement on how you will contribute to the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation online at Any inquiries should be sent to the department chair, Dr. David Steinau, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019.

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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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