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  • 29 Jun 2020 5:09 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Tell School of Music in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Millersville University welcomes applications for a full time, temporary instructor/assistant professor to teach applied voice lessons in popular music styles (i.e Pop, R&B, Rock, Hip-Hop) to music majors and minors and coordinate the Voice Division. For more information: http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/8294

  • 29 May 2020 3:28 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Teach undergraduate courses in entertainment industry studies. Preferred candidates will have an expertise in one or more of the following areas: songwriting, music publishing, record label operations, online marketing, entertainment law, computer-based audio recording, audio production, entertainment industry internships.

    • Post baccalaureate degree in music business, recording arts, music, music technology or related discipline preferred.

    • Thorough understanding of methods and current developments in the field of entertainment industry studies including a proven record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level.

    • Demonstrated ability and willingness to interact in a collegial and professional manner with students, faculty, educational institution representatives and the general public is required.

    • Skilled in the use of Apple computers, internet resources, and classroom technology.

    • Ability to learn relevant sections of Delta State University’s online integrated database systems for student records management and Canvas online learning platform.

    • At least 5 years of experience in the private sector working in the entertainment industry with at least 3 years of experience teaching at the undergraduate level.

    https://deltastate.peopleadmin.com/postings/3355


  • 29 May 2020 3:26 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Description

    Greenville University is seeking a dynamic professor to teach primarily in the area of commercial voice. 

    We are seeking a potential colleague who:

    • Is committed to serve as a role model for students within an academic community with a distinctively Christian mission
    • Holds an earned master’s or doctorate degree in vocal music or related degree. Extensive professional experience will be considered as well
    • Exhibits knowledge of vocal pedagogy and teaching skills for applied lessons, classes and ensembles
    • Has significant teaching or professional experience in one of the following areas: Applied lessons, Ensemble Directing, Studio Recording, Arranging and Songwriting
    • Related skills can include teaching Commercial Music Theory/Ear Training, Music Business courses
    • Is familiar with learning management systems (web-based course management, such as D2L or Blackboard). 
    • Demonstrates a cooperative, collegial spirit.  
    • Is dedicated to working with and supporting students to help prepare them for professional work upon graduation.
    • Able to work in this on-site position located in Greenville, IL.


    Requirements

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Full-time faculty teaching load is 12-13 credit hours per semester (max 26 per academic year)
    • Assume the role of department vocal director, coordinating applied voice lessons, vocal juries, senior recitals and senior concerts of vocal primary students
    • Integrate vocal studies that prepares Music Industry Studies majors and Worship Arts majors for their degree completion and future music career
    • Direct a commercial music ensemble
    • Depending on the skills and experience of the candidate, additional areas of teaching will involve: Commercial Music Theory/Ear Training, Songwriting, Popular Music History, Music Business/Industry courses
    • Manage coursework in D2L, our learning management system
    • Other responsibilities include assisting in recruitment of students, student mentoring and academic advisement, departmental activities, and regular participation in institutional committee work.  

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • A doctorate degree in a related field of teaching
    • Keyboard or guitar accompaniment skills 
    • Experience working with faculty/teams in a collaborative manner, including those who teach traditional classical voice applications
    • Ability to coach students on stage presence and public performance skills, concert event planning and stage design
    • Training and experience in online coursework
    • Innovative technology skills and experience relevant to teaching
    • Familiar with Finale/Sebelius, Ableton, Auralia, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, video editing software.
    • Applied skills and comprehension of black gospel and jazz music
    • Experience working with teams in collaborative manner
    • Music ministry or service-oriented experience

    Reports To: 

    Music Dept. Chair


    Compensation:

    Salary is based on academic preparation and years of relevant experience.  The University also provides a generous benefits package that includes health and retirement plans.


    The Music Department:

    The Greenville University music department has a rich history that includes nearly a century long choral program. GU offered the very first CCM (Contemporary Christian Music) degree in the nation in the late 1980s and continues to take pride in our innovative music programs. In 2012 we launched our Worship Arts degree program which continues to train worship leaders and maintain an extremely high job placement. Our Music Industry Studies (MIS) degree program is also highly innovative, training students in the areas of studio recording, audio post-production/game audio design, live sound/lighting, commercial performance, and songwriting. We offer numerous ensembles, including Fusion (commercial music), Lab Band (original rock groups), Pursuit worship bands, Gospel Choir, Jazz Band, GU Choir, Chamber Singers, Concert Band, and Marching and Pep Bands. Greenville University has launched several renowned bands, artists and audio/recording engineers.


    Greenville University:


    Greenville University has a dynamic commitment to experiential learning, faith integration and practical skill development tailored around job placement. The university has approximately 700 residential students and is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. 


    Our Mission

    Greenville University empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies.


    Our Vision:

    Greenville University believes that God created each of our students to uniquely shape the world!

    Therefore, we

    • Offer a transformational Christ-centered educational experience that empowers, enriches, and endures;
    • Focus on the development of the whole person so that each student thrives spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, relationally, and physically;
    • Inspire our students to embrace God’s Call; and,
    • Give our work as worship and welcome the presence of the risen Christ to fill us, equip us, and send us.

    How to Apply

    Application materials should include a 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of philosophy of Christian higher education, 4) statement of personal faith journey and commitment, 5) names of three references, and 6) copies of academic transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial application).  Electronic copies of all these documents are welcome.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions have been filled.  

    Address applications to:


    Greenville University

    Office of Human Resources

    315 East College Avenue

    Greenville, Illinois 62246

    Office Phone: (618) 664-6845

    Email: hr@greenville.edu


    It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race or gender in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



  • 10 Mar 2020 10:57 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    General Description

    The University of North Alabama invites applications for a Lecturer of Entertainment Industry, beginning August 2020, to meet a growing student demand in the Department of Entertainment Industry. Area of specialization is teaching recording and entertainment technology classes and coordinating related labs. The successful candidate is expected to have a full-time commitment to teaching and service; knowledge of ProTools and other current software is a must; and university level teaching and industry experience is preferred. Typical load is advising plus five class sections per semester. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (Visit our website at www.una.edu/entertainment.)

    Essential Job Duties

    Area of specialization is teaching recording and entertainment technology classes and coordinating related labs.

    Additional Duties

    Advising duties as associated.

    Minimum Qualifications

    A Master’s degree in a related area is a minimum to apply. The successful candidate is expected to have a full-time commitment to teaching and service; knowledge of ProTools and other current software is a must; and university-level teaching and industry experience is preferred.

    Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Is the position Full-Time or Part-Time? Full-Time

    Affirmative Action Statement

    UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.

    Position Type Faculty

    Posting Date 02/26/2020

    Closing Date

    Open Until Filled Yes

    For more information and to apply: https://jobs.una.edu/postings/5504


  • 10 Mar 2020 10:54 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Houghton College seeks an exceptional Music Industry professional for a full-time, non-tenure-track position

    Job Summary: The ideal candidate will have experience in live sound design, recording, lighting, and technology for live performances and theatre (dramatic and musical). In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Technical Arts, this candidate will teach courses related to Houghton College’s thriving Music Industry program, manage the EMA Studio, teach courses related to the Music Industry major, coordinate weekly Chapel services and supervise all aspects of technical needs across the campus where live sound, recording, and lighting may be needed. The Director of Technical Arts is also responsible for supervising technical needs for all events and concerts at the School of Music in advance of production dates, and summer camps in collaboration with the Director of Conferences during summer months. Duties include management, maintenance, and safekeeping of all EMA Studio recording, School of Music, and Mac Lab sound and lighting equipment; training and managing tech crews for the execution of concerts, chapels and other productions; managing all aspects of the Music Industry Internship program; strengthening current partnerships and seeking the expansion of the program with new partners; managing and coordinating annual inventory and student payroll for tech teams; and other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Greatbatch School of Music.

    This position requires a variety of day, night, and weekend hours. The successful candidate will be well organized and attentive to detail. All School of Music faculty/staff members are expected to participate in music admission activities (i.e. recruiting and auditioning students); recruit for all programs; participate in events such as the Christmas PRISM; and contribute to the life of the college.

    Qualifications:
    • Required:

    BachelordegreeinCommercialMusic,MusicIndustry,MusicProduction/Engineering or related field required

    aminimumof5(five)yearsteachingorcomparableprofessional/leadershipexperience in technical arts, live sound/production & recording.

    MustbeanAVIDCertifiedInstructorinProToolspriortobeginningteachingat Houghton.

    AninterestandwillingnesstosupporttheCollege’sonlineofferings Demonstratedproficiencyin

    • §  various types of consoles, including Avid VENUE, as well as lighting consoles, including ETC Express 48/96.
    • §  Microsoft Office applications, video editing software, PowerPoint, EasyWorship, and ProPresenter.
    • §  trouble-shooting large venue sound and lighting systems.
    • §  working with projection hardware and troubleshooting minor projection

    hardware problems. Demonstratedknowledgeof

    § videography, including video recording, livestreaming, video uploading, and video file storage

    § theatre lighting, stage lighting, lighting design, and wiring.

    • Preferred: Master’s or doctoral degree in an appropriate field. Experience teaching Online

    courses.

    Other Requirements: Also required is ability to help students form respectful attitudes and interactions with people who differ in abilities, attitudes, and cultural experience, with sensitivity to factors that affect our own assessment of others.

    Other important qualities for this position include a commitment to excellence and creativity in undergraduate teaching, a mature Christian faith, and an ability to integrate Christian faith into their teaching.

    Houghton College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

    Faculty Rank and Salary are determined based on qualifications and experience. Start Date: Fall 2020
    Application Deadline: Until position is filled.

    To apply: Please visit http://www.houghton.edu/campus/human-resources/employment/faculty- openings/ and follow “Procedure for Applicants” (electronic mail submissions required, PDF or Word format).

    For questions related specifically to this position, please contact Dr. Armenio Suzano Jr., Dean and Director of the Greatbatch School of Music. Armenio.Suzano@houghton.edu; 585.567.9516 

    About Houghton:

    Founded in 1883, Houghton College is a Christian liberal arts college in the Wesleyan tradition with an overall student body of 1000 representing 40 states and Canadian provinces and 25 other countries. US News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” Guide has ranked Houghton among the Tier 1 National Liberal Arts institutions. Additional information on Houghton College can be found at: www.houghton.edu

     


  • 06 Feb 2020 4:29 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    RANK/SALARY: Professor of Practice or Lecturer.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Final appointment is contingent upon funding.  These are non-tenure track positions.

    DUTIES: Teach commercial voice to music and/or music education majors; develop and direct vocal jazz, and/or pop ensemble(s).  Additional assignments may include courses related to songwriting, commercial music, music technology, music recording, music business; and in other area(s) of expertise.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The department seeks applications from candidates who have interest in and experience with commercial voice, vocal jazz, songwriting, music recording, music entrepreneurship, music leadership, and/or other non-traditional career models. We encourage applications from candidates who have interests and abilities that align with these values and can demonstrate such: 1. pursuit of excellence; 2. commitment to student success; 3. focus on producing music leaders; 4. commitment to the preparation of the musician-educator; 5. development of diversely-skilled musicians; and, 6. a commitment to team building.

    Lecturer Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in voice performance at time of employment and professional level of artistry as a singer is required. Professor of Practice Minimum Requirements – a distinguished professional career with significant professional experiences. Experience in directing vocal jazz or pop ensembles is strongly desired. Prior successful teaching and performance experience at the college/university level are desired. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.  Excellent communication skills are required.

    APPOINTMENT DATE: August 16, 2020.

    GENERAL INFORMATION: Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2019, it was ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The Department of Music, with an enrollment of approximately 110 students, has fifteen tenure-track faculty and eleven part-time instructors.  Degrees offered include: the Bachelor of Music in Performance; the Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, and in conjunction with the College of Education, the Bachelor of Music Education, the Master of Music Education, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education. 

    Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers.

    APPLICATION: Candidates should upload the following materials: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and contact information for five references (email addresses, as well as telephone numbers) at: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/. In the letter of interest, candidates must include a link to 20 minutes of video of recent live performances that reflect artistry and stylistic range.

     For additional inquiries contact:  Dr. Rosephanye Powell, Chair, Search Committee; Auburn University Music Department; dunnprt@auburn.edu.

    DEADLINE: Screening will begin December 18, 2019, and continue until position is filled.

    “Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.” http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/


  • 18 Dec 2019 1:30 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Job Description:

    Berklee College of Music is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management Department.  As one of the largest majors at the College, Music Business/Management is an established program that offers innovative instruction, regularly engages with music industry professionals, sponsors multiple visiting artists and annual events, and provides ongoing support for career preparation through experiential learning. The Music Business/Management Department houses two institutes (Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship and Berklee Popular Music Institute) and includes a world-class faculty of experienced educators and business professionals. 

    The Assistant Chair will serve as an academic and administrative leader of the Department—working under the direction and supervision of the Chair.  This is a 12-month administrative position with a renewable contract.

    The Assistant Chair will be an experienced administrator and teacher with professional experience in business environments.  S/he will have evidence of industry engagement, strong leadership qualities, and managerial and organizational skills. S/he will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituencies on- and off-campus.  The ideal candidate will be forward thinking and possess a commitment to the education of music business students.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Represent the Music Business/Management Department as an administrative leader on- and off-campus

    • Advance the student experience and the work of the Department, Division, and College


    • Contribute to curriculum development, review, and management

    • Assist with faculty and staff hires, development, mentoring, and evaluation

    • Assist with the development of class schedules and teaching assignments for faculty

    • Advance Departmental goals

    • Assist with the management of Department budgets

    • Serve on Department, Division, and College committees

    • Assist with student advising

    • Facilitate Department-sponsored guest artists and events

    • Teach a minimum of one course per fall/spring semester

    • Maintain professional engagement 

    • Other duties as assigned

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree required.  Advanced degree(s) in disciplines that include the arts, business, and/or law, preferred.

    • A record of administrative experience in higher education, preferably in a music business/industry program

    • College or university teaching experience

    • Professional experience in business environments, preferably with an arts/music connection

    • A record of professional engagement and ability to establish and maintain relationships with music industry constituencies, organizations, and academic partners

    • Strong command of technology to support administrative tasks

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Experience with digital media, digital distribution, publishing, and licensing, preferred

    • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the education of music business/management students

    START DATE

    The start date for the position is August 2020.

    SUBMISSION PROCESS

    Electronic applications only. Please submit the following application materials in PDF or Word format at berklee.edu/jobs.  All materials can be uploaded to the Resume/Cover letter application section.  Address your cover letter to: Music Business/Management Department Assistant Chair Search Committee, Attn: Darla Hanley, Dean, Professional Education Division, Berklee College of Music.

    Candidates should submit:

    • A cover letter of interest outlining background and qualifications

    • A curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least three references)

    • Note: Supporting materials may be requested as the search progresses—and may not be returned.

    APPLICATION REVIEW AND DEADLINE

    Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020. This search will remain open for applications until the position is filled.

    Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

    Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:

    • Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
    • A resume or CV.

    Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
     

    The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

    External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

    Incomplete applications will not be considered.The position will remain open for applications until filled.

     

    Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

    Employee Type:

    Chair



  • 17 Dec 2019 10:56 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (PhD, DMA, MFA) in a relevant area of scholarship by the beginning date of employment, and have primary teaching and research interests in Entertainment Management.

    The successful candidate will have an active research agenda with a demonstrated ability to produce high quality research in premier outlets (or equivalent creative activities/demonstrations), the ability to teach in the critical areas (introduction to live entertainment management, promoting entertainment events, entertainment marketing, and/or event management); potential to bring national/international recognition to the program,  extensive industry contacts, strong leadership skills and a commitment to student success commensurate with building the premier program in sport and entertainment management. In addition to research and teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will also be expected to offer valued service to the department, college, university or profession, as well as engage in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

    The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees and has approximately 1,200 undergraduate students, 80 master’s students, and 17 doctoral students. With twenty-two  full-time faculty members and two staff members, the department is widely considered to be among the best programs in the nation as a result of its unique comprehensive sport and entertainment business curriculum and meaningful partnerships with the sport and entertainment industry. The Department hosts the Sport, Entertainment, and Venues Tomorrow conference, houses a chapter of CMA EDU, and has featured many industry professionals and artists as classroom speakers.

    Details about the College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management are available on the UofSC website:

    https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/hrsm/index.php. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The required application documents for consideration include: 1) letter of intent, 2) curriculum vitae/resume, and 3) three letters of recommendation on organizational letterhead and signed with ink. The scanned letters of recommendation should be sent from applicants via email to the search committee chairperson, Dr. Andy Gillentine (email: agillentine@hrsm.sc.edu). The anticipated start date is August 16, 2020. To view the full posting and submit application materials, direct access is provided through the following address: 

    http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/65653   

    The University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The University of South Carolina continues to build a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from underrepresented populations. The University of South Carolina also provides family-friendly policies to provide an academic culture that is supportive of faculty and their families.

     


  • 17 Dec 2019 10:55 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks a dynamic leader of outstanding reputation to serve as Director of the Popular Music program. This is a full-time appointment, appointment type and rank based on experience, beginning fall 2020.

    About ASU

    Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

    About the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

    ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, is a vibrant example of the New American University philosophy. With nearly 5,000 students, more than 400 faculty and faculty associates, 135 degree options and a tradition of top-ranked programs, the Herberger Institute is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation. The institute includes the School of Art, School of Arts, Media and Engineering, The Design School, School of Film, Dance and Theatre, School of Music, and the ASU Art Museum. Through recognizing that design and the arts are critical resources for transforming society and solving complex problems, ASU’s Herberger Institute is committed to positioning artists, scholars, designers, and educators at the center of public life. For more information on the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, visit herbergerinstitute.asu.edu.

    About the School of Music

    Located in one of the most expansive metropolitan centers in the United States and situated in the Sonoran desert, the ASU School of Music supports a broad range of inquiry. Programs within the School of Music lead to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music with an optional concentration in Music and Culture; Bachelor of Music (BM) in Music with concentrations in music performance, jazz studies, music theatre, music education, music theory and composition, and music therapy as well as three minors in music performance, music studies, and musical theatre; Master of Arts (MA) in Music with concentrations in ethnomusicology or music history and literature; and Master of Music (MM) in composition, conducting, music education, music performance, performance pedagogy, or music therapy. In addition, the school offers a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in composition, conducting, or performance and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with a concentration in music education or musicology, as well as a graduate certificate in theory pedagogy. With one of the largest comprehensive music programs in a public research university in the United States, the ASU School of Music plays a prominent role within the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and is located on the ASU Tempe campus. For more information on the School of Music, please visit music.asu.edu/.

    The ASU School of Music is launching a concentration in Popular Music in its Bachelor of Arts in Music degree beginning fall 2020.

    The popular music program welcomes and accommodates21st century musicians interested in popular music, music industry studies and entrepreneurship, including but is not limited to, singers and songwriters, laptop performers or composers, DJs, producers, guitarists, bassists, keyboardists, MCs, and other instrumentalists and vocalists whose musical practices and playing styles are representative of varied popular music idioms, and music production, audio recording, and music industry specialists. All students gain a working knowledge of the music industry and music business, and the entrepreneurial skills necessary to gain meaningful employment upon graduation. Students participate in individual applied study in a chosen specialization, and a variety of group performance and production opportunities. Internships associated with specialization courses provide opportunities for students to apply their learning in a real-life context. A capstone course allows students to further develop their original work in their chosen area of emphasis. A curriculum for the program is currently in development and will increase meaningful pathways in the School of Music for students whose interests, skills, and goals lie outside the Western art music tradition. The curriculum will also provide opportunities for all students to develop flexible musicianship.

    We seek an innovative individual who will participate in and further our effort to reimagine what arts education means in the 21st century. The successful candidate will lead the popular music program and manage the teaching and recording facility opening in downtown Phoenix in fall 2021; initiate meaningful collaborations with faculty colleagues, the larger university community and regional professional arts organizations; build external partnerships with area music professionals and venues; teach in the candidate’s areas of expertise, which may include specialties such as the music and recording industry, music creation/production, artist management, legal issues, and/or music performance; and mentor students through the specialization and capstone processes. Further responsibilities will include recruiting high- quality students regionally, nationally and internationally, and mentoring and assisting students in developing their professional goals. The candidate is expected to possess a broad knowledge of the music industry as well as significant first-hand experience working within it, and to continue to pursue a professional career and actively participate in creative activity and/or research at the school. The candidate is also expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching with the ability to instruct at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to work effectively with faculty colleagues and administration in service to satisfy and advance the mission of the ASU School of Music.

    Required Qualifications:

    ·       National and/or international music career in popular music and/or the popular music industry.

    ·       Vision to guide a 21stcentury popular music program.

    ·       Demonstrated excellence in teaching in relation to popular music and/or the popular

    music industry.

    ·       Evidence of ability to collaborate with professional arts organizations and corporations

    and to create meaningful partnerships within the music industry.

    ·       Master’s degree in music or commensurate professional experience.

    ·       Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in creative activity and

    research, teaching and service.

    ·      

    ·       Desired Qualifications:

    ·       Expertise in multiple popular music practices, such as performing, producing, recording, music industry, etc.

    ·       Demonstrated excellence in teaching music at the college level in relation to popular music and/or the popular music industry, or a related area.

    ·       Experience leading a popular music program.

    ·       Experience in program administration and budgeting.

    ·       The ability to advance innovative teaching practices and envision new paradigms of arts

    education.

    ·       The ability to work and collaborate across artistic disciplines, with people outside the

    arts, across campus, and in the community.

    ·       The ability to attract resources, including grants or other sources of support that advance

    the Herberger mission.

    ·       Experience teaching performance, music education and/or music therapy majors and

    students from other disciplines.

    Instructions to Apply:

    Please submit the following materials:

    ·       Letter of interest addressing how the candidate uniquely meets the qualifications for the

    position, in particular: work experience, creative activity (i.e. performance, song writing,

    producing or other) and/or research, and innovative teaching;

    ·       Curriculum vitae;

    ·       A one-page vision statement describing an ideal bachelor of arts popular music program;

    ·       A one-page statement addressing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity and

    inclusion;

    ·       Names and contact information of three references; and,

    ·       At least three and no more than five examples of candidate’s recent (within the last 5

    years) creative work (audio/video recordings, scholarly writing). Candidates may include recordings of creative work examples by submitting a document with live hyperlinks to recordings. For detailed instructions on how to create a document with live hyperlinks, please click here.

    All applications must be submitted electronically viahttps://apply.interfolio.com/67443.

    Application Deadline:The application deadline is November 21, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

    ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

    Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement athttps://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html. See ASU’s Title IX policy athttps://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

    In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online athttps://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


  • 17 Dec 2019 10:55 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music seeks a full-time, tenure-track Associate/Full Professor to serve as Program Director in the area of Music Management/Music Industry Studies. The successful candidate will teach and develop undergraduate courses in varied music business topics relevant to today’s industry, as well as administer the program which includes recruiting, hiring and training adjunct faculty to supplement the other two full time faculty who serve the program. The selected candidate will develop and maintain strong relationships with for-profit and/or not-for-profit music industry employers in California to foster music business internship placements as well as ongoing mentoring programs for students. The candidate will be familiar with current and emerging music business strategies and practices including software platforms, distribution, and revenue models associated with music business and music industry fields. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to engage in curriculum updating and development, provide support for program growth, inspire, motivate and advise students, maintain an active and successful recruitment and retention program, and demonstrate an unflagging commitment to inclusion in all of its forms.

    This faculty member will be available for student access and inquiry throughout each term via an appropriate schedule of published office hours. They will also participate in service to the unit, University and the discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active career in research and publication as part of their appointment in order to be considered for tenure. The appointment will begin Fall of 2020.

    As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, Pacific’s Conservatory values a diverse faculty and staff.

    Basic Qualifications

    An earned master’s degree, or the equivalent in professional experience, in a field allied with music management and music industry fields.

    Additional Qualifications

    Collegiate level teaching in the field; an advanced degree in music industry or a related field; documented experience in entrepreneurial activity or business innovation; publication in the field; recruiting and training adjunct faculty in the field; service/recognition to or from institutions or trade associations related to the music industry.

    Physical Requirements

    Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

    Special Instructions

    Cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference from associates which include statements supporting the candidate’s fit for the position; and contact information for two additional references whom may be contacted by the search committee.

    Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and additional documentation or recommendations. Review of applications will begin on 12/15/19, and will continue until the position is filled.

    Contact Information

    Contact Email MusicSearch@pacific.edu

    https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/15820


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