TA - Music Department AY 2020-2021

Job description

Job Title: TA - Music Department AY 2020-2021
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 13919
Job Code: 2354 Teaching Associate - Academic Year
Job Grade: Master'S Program
Department: Music College of Arts and Humanities
Appointment Dates

2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall 2020: August 17, 2020-December 21-2020

Spring 2021: January 16, 2021-May21, 2021

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Job Duties

For Music 9: Introduction to Music. A general education 3-unit course for non-music majors. The course includes teaching music theory and aesthetics for the general student. Notation of pitch and rhythm will also be taught as well as reading, playing, and writing melodies with choral accompaniment. Three contact hours of classroom instruction plus preparation per week (3 WTU).

For Music 31-39 (lower division applied instruction): Applied lessons, generally private or small group lessons, that include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. A 1-unit course is equivalent to .25 WTU and consists of a half-hour of classroom contact hours.

For Music 117JC – Jazz Combo. Applied instruction for Jazz Combo. Includes technical, stylistic, improvisational, and aesthetic performance studies associated with the jazz literature. A 1-unit course is equivalent to 1.33 WTU with ensemble meeting once per week.

For Music 74 - Listener's Guide to Music. A three-unit course on a wide range of musical styles (past, present, classical, and popular) for music and non-muic majors. Guided practical experiences and the development of an aesthetic sensitivity for music of various cultures. G.E. Bredth C1

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Minimum Qualifications

Must be current or newly admitted Music MA student in good standing at California State University, Fresno. Must enroll in at least 6 units (three of which must be graduate units) for the semester or in two courses applicable to program of study. The successful candidate must have a at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants with a 3.5 or higher are preferred. Applicants may be asked to demonstrate piano skills. International students must have a TOEFL score of 600 or better. Candidates must have the ability to design and grade exams and assignments. For those who have previously held a TA position at Fresno State, peer and student evaluations will be reviewed and considered as part of the selection process.

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Application Procedures

Please complete and submit the following items:

1) University Application;

2) Music Department Supplemental Application;

3) a cover letter;

4) a current resume.

Additionally, if requested, please submit a transcript and/or please complete a live interview/audition. As part of the selection process, applicants may be asked for a transcript copy, an in-person interview, or perform a live audition.

Please request the Supplemental Application from [email protected]

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Other Requirements

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

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. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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Application Deadline

To receive full consideration for 2020-2021 AY appointments please submit applications by August 1, 2020. Positions are open until filled.

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Hours/Units Per Week

1 to 6 Units

3 to 20 Hours

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