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Instructor or Assistant Professor of Choral Music

Employer
Arkansas State University-Beebe
Location
ASU Beebe

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Type:

Faculty

Job Title:

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Choral Music

Classification Title:

Instructor

Campus Location:

ASU Beebe

Job Description:

Arkansas State University – Beebe, a two-year residential community college associated with the Arkansas State University System, invites applications for a full-time, promotion eligible, Instructor or Assistant Professor of Choral Music to begin August 2023. This is a 10-month faculty position.

The successful candidate will possess the skills to conduct the Chamber Singers and Singers Choirs and prepare a minimum of four performances each academic year with these ensembles. The candidate will also teach Applied Voice. Other duties could include teaching courses in Music Appreciation, Theory and Ear Training, and/or Music History, depending upon the strengths of the candidate.

The individual hired will:

  • Direct the “Chamber Singers” and the “Singers” choirs.
  • Engage in student recruitment and retention initiatives to support the choral and music program.
  • Teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings as needed.
  • Maintain a roster of advisees across many Arts & Humanities disciplines.
  • Assist with curriculum development and review.
  • Participate in course and program assessment.
  • Serve on institutional committees.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong desire for teaching and community engagement rather than research and publishing.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Music with an emphasis in Choral Conducting, Voice, or closely related field. Strong computer and technology skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

One to three years teaching experience in secondary or post-secondary environments.

Minimum Salary or Salary Range:

$42,694-$53,472

Stand:

regularly

Walk:

regularly

Sit:

regularly

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel:

regularly

Reach with hands and arms:

regularly

Climb or balance:

occasionally

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl:

occasionally

Talk or Hear:

continuously

Up to 10 pounds:

frequently

Up to 25 pounds:

occasionally

Does this position have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply.:

Close vision, Distance vision, Color vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception, Ability to adjust focus

Background Check Statement:

This position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry background check. In cases where pre-determined, an additional financial/credit history/ background check may be required as well. Convictions that have been sealed or legally eradicated and misdemeanor convictions for which probation was completed and the case was dismissed, will be excluded. Disclosure does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as dates of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, rehabilitation and position applied for will be taken into account.

Background Check Requirements:

Criminal Background

ASU Beebe EEO Statement:

Arkansas State University-Beebe shall provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, and shall strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout our campuses for faculty and staff. Our goal is to foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds and differences.

Posting Number:

F1982014

Open Date:

05/10/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE: If you are a veteran, disabled veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran and would like Veteran’s Preference, we will need to see proof of status in order to grant that. Please see Veteran’s Preference section of the application for specific proof.Applicants for this position with ASU-Beebe must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with ASU-Beebe such as H1-B, F-1 (CPT/OPT), TN or any other status.

Organization

Working at Arkansas State University-Beebe

Arkansas State University-Beebe is an operationally separate, two-year institution of the Arkansas State University System.  With campuses located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and Little Rock Air Force Base, we offer associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training for business and industry.  The Beebe campus also collaborates with Arkansas State, a four-year university in Jonesboro, to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus.  Courses are also offered at additional locations within our service area, and many courses are taught in locations convenient to business and industry. 

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