Chair / Assistant /Associate Professor of Music

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Position Title: Chair / Assistant /Associate Professor of Music
Position Number: FT 168
Recruitment Pool: Open to the General Public
Position Type: Salaried/Full-time Faculty/Tenure-Track
Funding Period: Academic Year 2018-2019
Posting Date: December 14, 2018
Closing Date: Opened until Filled
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Class Schedules Vary)

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is the oldest historically black college or university in the state of South Carolina. In US News and World Report, Claflin University was rated in the “Top Tier” for the tenth consecutive year among Baccalaureate Colleges in the South and also ranked the University for the Third Highest Graduation Rate in the South.

DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC:The Claflin University Department of Music is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Its degree requirements are in accordance with the latest published regulations of that association. The department is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

RESPONSIBILITIES:The Department Chair serves as the chief administrative officer responsible for all administrative and leadership aspects of a degree-granting department consisting of approximately seventy students majors in two programs of study. Duties include budget planning, personnel management, facilities management, and the daily supervision of nine full-time and seven adjunct faculty. Additional teaching responsibilities may include other courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. The Department Chair is also expected to participate fully in departmental recruitment activities within the state and nationally, campus committee service, performance, and research obligations consistent with all faculty appointments.

QUALIFICATIONS:D.M.A., Ph.D. or Ed. D. required. The successful candidate will have significant experience and documented record of success as a music educator at the collegiate level. Administrative experience and a thorough knowledge of NASM policies and procedure are preferred.

SALARY: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our websitePlease visit: Official transcripts will be required upon appointment. Please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three references. Send all the above materials to:

Dr. Isaiah McGee, Dean
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Claflin University
400 Magnolia St.
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Email: [email protected]
Office Telephone: 803-535-5234

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office.
Office Number: 803-535-5635

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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2019
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