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  • 21 Feb 2018 1:50 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    POSITION: Clinical Assistant Professor (Clinical Teaching Track), Music Business


    The Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department (MEIS) in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) seeks a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor in Music Business (Clinical Teaching Track). The position will begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will have a teaching load of six courses per academic year (3/3), with Research/Creative work and Service components. This position has an 80/10/10 split between, teaching, research and service.

    About MEIS

    The music business program in MEIS has been ranked as one of the top in the country by Billboard. In recent moths Billboard also mentioned MEIAS as a top three location for starting a path toward entertainment law. The Department of Music and Entertainment Industry Studies (MEIS) lives up to its name with state-of-the-art recording studios, private teaching studios and cutting-edge technology. This department is designed to prepare students for a variety of exciting careers in the arts and entertainment industries through its intense focus on finding career pathways in the creative inductors and especially commercial music styles.

    Our students have access to:

    • The City of Denver and a region where the creative industries are a major part of the economy

    • Five state-of-the-art recording studios

    • 16-station piano lab the most up to date applications

    • 12 student practice suites

    • King Academic & Performing Arts Center – 500-seat concert hall, 200-seat recital hall and multiple production studios

    MEIS offers a Bachelor of Science in Music with four emphasis areas: Performance, Singer/Songwriter, Music Business and Recording Arts. In addition we offer a Master of Science in Recording Arts or one with an emphasis in Media Forensics.

    The University of Colorado Denver and the College of Arts and Media

    The University of Colorado Denver is comprised of the Downtown Denver Campus and the Anschutz Medical Campus. The consolidated university confers more graduate degrees each year than any other higher education institution in Colorado, offers over 130 degree programs in 13 schools and colleges, and brings in nearly $400 million annually in sponsored research.

    The Denver Campus is located downtown, next to a vibrant commercial and cultural district, three major professional sports venues, the Denver Convention Center, and city and state government oces. The Denver Campus alone has an enrollment of over 15,000 learners, and has a highly diverse student population.

    The College of Arts & Media, located on the Downtown Denver campus, offers undergraduate degrees in Music in the following areas: Recording Arts, Music Business, Performance and Singer/Songwriting. It also offers M.S. degrees in Music in two areas, Recording Arts, and the rapidly growing field of Audio Forensics. The College of Arts and Media also offers undergraduate degrees in Film and Television, Photography, Digital Design and Digital Animation.


    The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Masters level, terminal degree in the field of music business or other academic equivalent (MBA, MM, JD, etc.) 

    • Minimum 5 years experience in one or all of the following music industry sectors: Artist management, concert promotion, talent buying, concert booking and venue management. 

    • Extensive and active music industry/internship connections. 

    • Proven research, creative, and scholarly activity.

    • Proven successful job performance in one or all of the aforementioned music industry sectors. 

    • Proven ability to effectively teach at the university level.  

    • Ability for high quality independent teaching and administrative service.

    • Demonstrated capacity for professional development through scholarly activity. 

    • An empathy and willingness to discern and meet the needs of students. 

    • Realizing the importance of working with others in a collegial and productive manner, that respects and values diversity, treats faculty, staff and learners fairly, and is an agent that enables and advances both creativity and innovation.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 7 to 10+ years experience or executive level experience in artist management, concert promotion, talent buying, concert booking or venue management. 

    • Successful teaching experience in artist management and concert promotion at an institution of higher education.

    • Curriculum and course development experience. 

    • Active connections and networking in the community of music industry educators and scholars. 

    Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

    Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

    Application Materials Instructions:

    Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: ______

    When applying, applicants must include:

    1. A letter of  application which  specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications

    2. A current Resume/CV

    3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

    4. Semi-finalists will be asked to provide supporting materials (e.g., links to creative work, sample syllabi and a teaching statement). The interview process will include a pre-scheduled phone interview. On-campus interviews for finalists will be selected from the phone interviews.

    For more information on the College of Arts & Media, or the University of Colorado Denver in the downtown Denver campus, visit our websites at or

    The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

    The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

    Click the link below to apply:

  • 26 Jan 2018 9:05 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The University of Miami Frost School of Music is accepting applications for a Full-Time Open Rank (Assistant/ Associate/ Professor) Professor of Professional Practice for its Media Writing and Production Program beginning in the Fall 2018 Term.  The salary is competitive. The successful candidate will have a strong record of accomplishment and demonstrated expertise in contemporary/popular music production, recording and songwriting. Candidate will have significant experience and track record with modern production/studio techniques, a variety of DAW’s, writing/collaborating across genres, as well as live performance. The successful candidate will also have strong and significant record of accomplishment and entrepreneurial activity in popular music.

    Principal duties include teaching and/or administering courses related to contemporary/popular music production, directing/overseeing the Recording Ensemble, and working with the MWP Director in program-related curricular and logistical matters. Candidate will also participate in auditions, juries, and recruiting activities. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications on or before January 31, 2018 will receive full consideration.

    ● Substantive national and/or international credits in the popular music industry as a producer/songwriter.
    ● Demonstrated expertise in contemporary/popular production.
    ● Significant experience teaching non-traditional music students.
    ● Music technology including professional-level skills with a DAW (Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton Live, etc.)
    ● An advanced degree in music is preferred. However, candidates with exceptional professional credentials will also be considered.

    For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit:


  • 10 Jan 2018 1:42 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music with a focus on Music Technology and Composition; the position begins in August 2018. We seek a collaborative colleague who aims to contribute to the ongoing creative and intellectual development of our Music Industry Studies students. A DMA or Ph.D. in Music, Music Technology, or Composition is required (ABD will be considered), along with evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level. Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year. The position also carries an expectation of departmental and college committee service, academic advising/mentoring, the continued pursuit of professional scholarship, and the creative participation in our annual performing arts season.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for fullest consideration submit no later than January 31, 2018. Applications should be submitted to and should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of current and future research; and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught). Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.

    A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. For more information: about the position see; about Albright College:

  • 29 Nov 2017 1:48 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Butler University invites nominations and applications for a visionary, student-centered leader to serve as Dean of the College of Communication. The Dean reports to the Provost and provides strategic leadership for the College. The College of Communication prepares students for success in the digital age and in a global society. The curricular structure reflects the centrality of communication as a basic human right in society. Students learn to analyze, synthesize, speak, write, and create meaningful, socially responsible messages across dynamic communication contexts and media platforms. The College’s innovative, experiential approach to discipline-based education ensures that graduates can excel in their chosen professions or post-graduate study. The strong grounding in liberal arts ensures that graduates are well prepared for civic engagement and to provide leadership in their careers and communities.

    The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to assure the fullest consideration, candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted to the search firm assisting the University by January 16, 2018. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be contacted until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

    For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit:

  • 29 Nov 2017 10:24 AM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The College of Saint Rose invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Music Industry (Songwriting/Composition) in the School of Arts and Humanities to start August 2018.

    The Music Industry Program at The College of Saint Rose has been recognized as one of the top 11 academic programs of its kind by Billboard Magazine. The degree program includes courses in songwriting/composition, record production, music business, contemporary performance ensembles, alongside traditional academic music courses. The program facilities are housed in the Hearst Center for Communications and Interactive Media, which includes recording studios, music technology labs, classrooms, and performance spaces. 

    Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credits per semester of undergraduate courses in the Music Industry Program, engaging in scholarship, participating in recruitment events including new student auditions, attending internal and external events applicable to the College and the candidate's academic discipline, academic advising, program assessment, curriculum development, and participation in Department, School and College committees.

    The successful candidate will teach courses in songwriting, applied lessons in the Songwriting/Composition concentration, and facilitate student recording projects and performances. The candidate may also teach special elective courses on topics in the music industry.


    The successful candidate will have a Doctorate in Music (PhD or DMA; Composition, Performance, or allied discipline); recording and performance credits; a significant body of original music; experience working in a popular or commercial music genre; experience teaching songwriting, composition, and performance; a strong commitment to excellence in teaching; and superior written and oral communication skills. Appreciation and commitment to diverse musical cultures and styles is also required. Preference will be given to candidates who are active singer/songwriters or composer/performers with strong vocal capabilities.

    Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

    Additional Information:

    Compensation includes a competitive salary range and comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and qualified dependents, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

    The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

    The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request, will provide its annual security report. This 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 the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at .

    For addtional information and to apply 

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  • 09 Nov 2017 3:49 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The University of Hartford’s Hartt School invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Music Industry beginning in Fall 2018. The ideal candidate will also serve as chair of a growing department.

    The program in Music Industry, a single unit comprised of three distinct degree offerings, is an exciting leap forward, intermingling our current programs in Music Production Technology and Music and Performing Arts Management. The process of creating , recording, producing, marketing, promoting, distributing, touring and managing careers in music are all part of a broad continuum of requisite skills for students interested in becoming future industry leaders.

    Through coursework and practical learning opportunities in music performance, recording and production, arts administration, and entrepreneurship, the program prepares graduates with broadly transferable skills to thrive in extraordinary careers in the rapidly expanding music industry – at record labels, publishing companies, live music venues, non-profit arts organizations; as performing artists, recording engineers, or project studio owners, prepared to manage one’s own or someone else’s career.

    Required Qualifications: 

    Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent professional experience in key industry areas which may include: music management, entertainment industry studies, business, music, music recording and production, music technology or other related disciplines.

    Demonstrated management, academic leadership or other appropriate administrative experience is required, as is significant industry engagement and a minimum of 3 years successful university level teaching experience in relevant areas of the program.

    To apply and see the full job posting

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  • 09 Nov 2017 1:54 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Job Overview

    Drexel University is seeking an accomplished music industry expert to contribute leadership and management skills and a passion for teaching and mentorship to one of the nation's leading Music Industry Programs. 

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University's Music Industry Program is in high demand from prospective students. We feature state of the art music production and classroom facilities, a dynamic and ambitious student body, and a well-respected faculty that has terrific industry experience. The program admits about 72 freshmen each year with half specializing in the study of the business of the music industry and the other half focusing on music recording and production. The Music Industry program is housed in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and includes the MAD Dragon Music Group, a collection of faculty-led, student run enterprises that has built a reputation for innovative and award-winning releases. 

    The successful candidate will be well-versed in this rapidly changing industry and will bring in-depth expertise related to the creation/production, marketing or distribution of live and/or recorded music. You will be expected to teach two or three courses during each of our fall, winter and spring quarters. As Associate Program Director, you will be expected to contribute substantial service working with the Program Director on recruitment, curricular development, student advising, alumni outreach, course scheduling and participating in the management of the MAD Dragon Music Group. 

    Essential Functions

    • Ability to administer/manage an academic program strongly desired. 
    • Teach undergraduate courses in Music Industry business. 
    • Mentor students in their Senior Projects, which are capstone projects encompassing a nine-month span from planning to completion.
    • Serve as Assistant Program Director of the Music Industry Program. 
    • Continue to develop music industry professional connections useful for the Music Industry Program. 
    • Maintain involvement in appropriate professional organizations and a continued professional research/creative agenda. 
    • Contribute to curriculum development and service to the program.  

    Required Qualifications

    • Demonstrable depth, breadth and working knowledge of the current global music industry. 
    • Prior teaching experience at the college or university level. 
    • At least 5 years of experience on the business side (marketing, publishing, manager, label, etc.) of the music industry. 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • M.B.A. or Masters Degree in a related discipline. 
    • Ability to administer/manage an academic program.  

    To apply and view entire posting:

  • 08 Nov 2017 2:30 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Baldwin Wallace University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Arts Management & Entrepreneurship to begin August 2018. The University is seeking an arts management professional with experience in music industry management (music business, recording industry, music publishing, concert venue management). The candidate will: teach courses in Arts Marketing, Music Business, Financial Management and/or Program Development, depending on professional experience; form relationships with external partners; serve as academic advisor and internship coordinator to students in the Arts Management & Entrepreneurship major; and consult on matters of Conservatory marketing and entrepreneurship. An MBA or related Master’s degree and minimum of 5 years of executive level management in the arts and/or music management field required. Evidence of university-level teaching excellence preferred.

    Baldwin Wallace is a leader in the field of arts management education having provided undergraduate training in the field for over 30 years. A new major in Arts Management & Entrepreneurship was launched in the fall of 2015 numbering 70 majors and over 30 minors in its third year. BW Arts Management graduates have gone on to successful management careers in leading arts organizations throughout Cleveland and across the US. Strong partnerships exist with Playhouse Square, the primary artistic partner of the program, The Cleveland Orchestra, Lambda Productions, and Concord Music Group among others. Active support organizations include the student-led Arts Management Association and Arts Management Alumni Network. Learn more about us at

    Baldwin Wallace University is a private liberal arts and sciences university located 14 miles southwest of Cleveland. Total enrollment is approximately 4,400 with 3,200 full-time undergraduate day students. The University offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to, funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family members. For two decades, Baldwin Wallace University has been listed among top regional colleges and universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. The University is strongly committed to teaching excellence and to the personal and professional development of its students. The University seeks to attract an engaged, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in pedagogy, committed to scholarship, performance excellence and service to the institution.

    In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University and the Conservatory actively encourage applications from individuals who desire an environment that celebrates diversity. Please send a professional resume and CV, cover letter, and list of three professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on HR’s Current Job Openings web page at Finalists will be required to provide official transcripts. Review of materials will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

    Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs - 

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