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Part-Time, Temporary Applied Bassoon Instructor (Beginning Spring 2022)

Employer
Millersville University
Location
Millersville, PA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Requisition Number:

F02479

Department:

Music

Working Title:

Part-Time, Temporary Applied Bassoon Instructor (Beginning Spring 2022)

Classification:

Instructor - 24900

Nature of position:

Temporary, part-time

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Tell School of Music in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Millersville University welcomes applications for a part-time, temporary instructor to teach applied Bassoon.

Responsibilities: Teaching:

  • Teach applied Bassoon lessons to music majors and minors (1/3 credit hour load per student for a half hour lesson).
  • Recruit Bassoon students.
  • Coach Bassoon masterclasses.

Scholarship:
  • Scholarship and creative activity; for example, membership in a professional organization or other professional engagement.

Service:
  • Serve on departmental and university-wide committees.
  • Serve on the audition committee for evaluating music majors and minors.

A complete application will include:

  • letter of application describing qualifications for the position.
  • two unedited video recordings (can be links).
  • detailed professional resume or current curriculum vitae (“C.V.”).
  • copies of registrar-issued transcripts of all degrees conferred.
  • two letters of reference dated in the last 12 months.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.
Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Bassoon Performance or Bassoon Pedagogy.
  • Significant professional performance experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Bassoon Pedagogy.
  • Ability to conduct classes through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery.
  • Evidence of ability to teach diverse student populations.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful teaching demonstration.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 10 additional semester hours of graduate credit in Bassoon Performance or Bassoon Pedagogy.

Job Description:

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching:

  • Teach applied Bassoon lessons to music majors and minors (1/3 credit hour load per student for a half hour lesson).
  • Recruit Bassoon students.
  • Coordinate Bassoon masterclasses.
Service:
  • Serve on departmental and university-wide committees.
  • Serve on the audition committee for evaluating music majors and minors.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27).
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence. PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS: Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39). DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:The Tell School of Music is comprised of 40 faculty members, 2 support staff, 240 music majors, and offers programs in the Bachelor of Science in Music Education, the Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in performance, the Bachelor of Science in Music Industry with concentrations in Production and Management, the Minor in Music, and courses in general education. In addition, it offers large and small ensemble experiences for the music major and general student and has NASM accreditation.

Essential Functions:

  • Teach bassoon lessons.
  • Coach masterclass .
  • Recruit talented bassoon students.
  • Serve on Departmental audition committee.

Quicklink for Posting/Requisition:

https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/8953

Organization

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion. 

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion.  Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment.  Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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