Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Music Education - Tenure-Track, Fall 2019
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/COORDINATOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION: The Department of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The person appointed to this position will coordinate and instruct in the Music Education curriculum, including supervision of student teachers, and may also assist the Director of Instrumental Studies in recruitment and program administration. Other teaching areas will be assigned dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate and department needs. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity/creative activity and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This is an academic year appointment. Opportunities may exist for additional Summer Session assignment.
Outstanding instrumental music educator with minimum three years' demonstrated success in public school teaching and requisite administrative and recruitment skills for the position. Candidates should be well versed in current methodologies and teaching practices germane to the position. Doctorate in appropriate field required. Candidates with ABD status will be considered beyond the initial round of review only if the dissertation advisor confirms the candidate is on track to complete all requirements for the doctorate by August 19, 2019.
A candidate's consideration will be enhanced by demonstrating at least five years of successful teaching in a public-school environment, along with experience in instrumental conducting and/or teaching in an applied instrumental area. Knowledge of and experience with innovative, contemporary methods of music education are highly desirable.
HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
A complete application is required and must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; a professional CV; and contact information for at least three professional references. Video files of conducting and/or performance and copies of recent programs will be requested if needed. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Online application submissions are required. All online materials should be submitted to [email protected] Specific questions about the position should be addressed to [email protected] Screening of completed application files will begin January 14, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment begins on August 19, 2019.
Address all physical applications and any other correspondence to:
Dr. Jeannine Dennis, Chair
c/o Neesha Oliver, ASC
Department of Music
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
The Department of Music at California State University Stanislaus is one of three divisions within the School of the Arts in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. There are eight full-time and approximately seventeen part-time faculty who teach in modern, well-equipped facilities. In addition to providing instruction in general education courses, the department has approximately 70 students working towards the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts in Music degrees concentrating in music education; instrumental, jazz, keyboard and vocal performance; composition; music technology; or general music. Department facilities include a 10-station Music Technology lab and the 315-seat Bernell and Flora Snider Music Recital Hall. To learn more about us, visit our website at: http://www.csustan.edu/music/
CAMPUS & AREA:
California State University Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.
CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/groups/Faculty%20Handbook/documents/13as16sec_joint_statement_on_shared_governance1.pdf
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf.
Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report .
Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email: [email protected]
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CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.