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  • 18 Oct 2021 11:51 AM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)
    Job Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Practice in Entertainment Industry Studies
    Working Title Instructor/Assistant Professor of Practice in Entertainment Industry Studies
    Position Type Faculty
    Department Delta Music Institute
    Posting Number 201201202
    Full or Part Time Full Time
    If Other, Please Explain:
    Tenure/Non-Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track
    Salary Basis 9 month
    If Other, Please Explain:
    Responsibilities Teach undergraduate courses in entertainment industry studies. Preferred candidates will have expertise in teaching Songwriting, Publishing, Entertainment Product Marketing, Entertainment Industry Entrepreneurship, Record Label Operations, and other entertainment industry studies courses as needed. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, committee work, student mentoring, scholarly activity, university service, and recruiting. Must be willing to relocate to Cleveland, MS. 
    Qualifications • Post baccalaureate degree in music business, recording arts, music, music technology or related discipline preferred. 
    • Proven record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level. 
    • Willingness to interact in a professional manner with students, faculty, educational institution representatives and the general public is required. 
    • Skilled in the use of Mac OS, 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.
    Salary Commensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

    To see the complete posting on the Delta State website or to apply click here.

  • 18 Oct 2021 11:16 AM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    Francis Marion University is seeking a tenure-eligible assistant professor of Music Industry to teach areas of expertise in music business/technology. Candidate will also teach other areas of the Music Industry program as needed. Preferred terminal degree or professional experience.


    Start Date: No later than August 15, 2022 


    Materials Needed: 1) Letter of interest (referencing Position Number 21-99); 2) completed FMU Faculty Application; 3) resume/curriculum vitae; 4) statement of teaching and design philosophy; 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and 6) the names, addresses (both mail and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references.


    Send Application Packet to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547 or FAX to 843-661-1202.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


    Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Click here to download the FMU Staff Application.



    To obtain information about the State of South Carolina and other support services for state employees, please visit http://www.fmarion.edu/about/hrlinks.




    An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution



  • 11 Oct 2021 4:41 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Audio Engineering Technology department of the Mike Curb college of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor, beginning August 2022.  

    Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate audio engineering courses oriented toward audio production, with an emphasis on digital audio workstations, critical listening, and foundational courses.  Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.  Master’s degree in a related field required; a terminal degree or progress towards a terminal degree preferred. Three to five years of documented professional experience in audio recording and music production required. Candidates with higher education teaching experience preferred. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application. 

    During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

    For a complete job description and to apply, click here.

  • 06 Oct 2021 5:02 PM | Treasurer MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2022.

    Job responsibilities include teaching in the fields of the creative & entertainment industries. Comprehensive legal knowledge or experience within a creative & entertainment industry sector such as television, film, theme parks or video games is preferred. Teaching a 4/4 load of undergraduate courses in the Entertainment Law & Licensing, First Year Seminar and other special topics courses as developed or assigned will be required. Knowledge and experience in other aspects of the entertainment industry may also be considered. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.

    A J.D. or progress toward a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred.

    For a complete job description and to apply, click here.

  • 04 Oct 2021 5:54 PM | Treasurer MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2022.  

    Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate classes (24 credit hours per year) in the field of music business, as well as participating in academic advising, student mentoring, research and scholarly activity, and college and university service.  Comprehensive knowledge of the music industry is required.  Courses taught may include Data Analytics, Digital Music Marketing, Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry, Marketing in the Music Industry, Record Company Operations, and Social Media in Artist Management.  The ideal candidate is an expert in the areas of streaming, digital marketing, digital assets, strategies, social media and the role the traditional record companies currently play in an artist’s career.  Focusing on the digital aspects of the music business, such ideal candidate would develop new courses and improve existing courses that recognize the changing landscape of the music business and how the industry can rapidly adapt to technological advancements.  Doctorate degree or demonstrated progress toward a terminal degree is strongly preferred.  Master’s degree will be considered.  Teaching experience is strongly preferred.

    For a complete job description and to apply click here.

  • 08 Apr 2021 6:10 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    The College of Music and Media of Loyola University invites applications for a faculty position

    to begin Fall 2021. The appointment will be made at the level of Extraordinary Assistant

    Professor (One-year renewable appointment, non-tenure track).

    Qualifications:

    ● The qualified candidate is experienced in Hip Hop and R&B music.

    ● Skills in production, performance, recording, cultural studies, or business practices of

    Hip Hop and R&B

    ● College degree or commensurate professional experience required, Graduate degree

    preferred

    Duties:

    ● Teach in the BS in Hip Hop and R&B program. This may include courses in production,

    performance, music technology, cultural studies, or other areas related to candidate’s expertise

    ● Potential for interdisciplinary work with other degree program faculty (e.g., popular and

    commercial music, composition, music theory, music education, music therapy, visual arts and

    design, digital media) and in the development of distance learning programs.

    ● Work in a collaborative manner and fulfill various roles in college and university

    activities.

    ● Serve as an academic advisor and mentor to students.

    ● Other duties as assigned.

    About Us: The School of Music Industry offers B.S and B.A. degrees in Music Industry

    Studies, Popular and Commercial Music, and Hip Hop and R&B within the College of Music

    and Media in a liberal arts university. The Department also offers minor tracks for B.M., B.B.A.,

    and B.A. students. The Music Industry program provides students with instruction in music

    business, technology, communications, media, and music, as well as the liberal arts. Loyola

    University New Orleans, a Jesuit and Catholic institution of higher education, welcomes students

    of diverse backgrounds and prepares them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; through

    teaching, research, creative activities, and services, the faculty, in cooperation with the staff,

    strives to education the whole student and to benefit the larger community.

    Applications: Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample writing,

    syllabi, productions, and other related materials, and the names and contact information of three

    references via email to musicindustry@loyno.edu

    Hip Hop and R&B Search Committee

    Dr. Jeffrey Albert, Assoc. Professor and Director

    School of Music Industry

    College of Music and Media

    Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 St. Charles Avenue

    New Orleans, LA 70118

    504-865-3984

    In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30th, 2021. Loyola

    University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. We particularly invite

    applications from women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academe.


  • 07 Apr 2021 2:24 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Dewberry School of Music of George Mason University, one of the most diverse institutions in American higher education, seeks a dynamic Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as Director of Orchestral Studies, starting August 2021. This is a full-time tenure-track 9-month position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits package provided. Appointment begins August 16, 2021.

    Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Music;  Evidence of successful orchestra conducting, teaching, and recruiting at the university level.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties include conducting the Mason Symphony Orchestra, Mason Opera/Musicals (semesterly rotation), and recruitment activities. Additionally, responsibilities include advising and teaching graduate-level orchestral conducting students and related academic classes. The successful candidate will mentor future music educators, performers, and conductors and engage fully in the academic and artistic life of the Dewberry School, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), the University, and the community.

    For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9212Z at https://jobs.gmu.edu/;


  • 07 Feb 2021 6:13 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Faculty: Full Time

    Winchester, VA

      •   

    Full-Time/Regular


    Shenandoah Conservatory, one of the country’s leading centers for collaborative and innovative work across the performing arts, is seeking nominations and applications for an exceptional and entrepreneurial contemporary musician to join its faculty and oversee the creation, launch and growth of a new Contemporary Music degree. This full-time and career-contract track position, with rank dependent upon qualifications, begins August 2021.

    Responsibilities:

    Building on a broad awareness of the popular music industry, a bold creativity, and a passion for innovation, the chosen candidate will help to advance the Conservatory’s reputation as an inclusive and premier place of study where artists from diverse backgrounds actively engage around innovative and collaborative work.

    Specifically, the desired candidate will:

    • Take the lead in working with colleagues across programs to shape a high-quality and innovative Contemporary Music degree program (Fall of ‘21), launching same in Fall of 2022;
    • Successfully advance the profile of the Contemporary Music degree program, helping to recruit highly talented students into the entering class, including through use of social media and/or other 21st century tools; 
    • Teach commercial music, songwriting, music entrepreneurship, jazz or other courses within conservatory degrees where appropriate; 
    • Be advisor to Contemporary Music students (after program launch);
    • Help plan masterclasses throughout the academic year;
    • Actively contribute to curriculum discussions and a faculty community that is oriented towards excellence, collaboration, and innovation, including forward-oriented approaches to career preparation of music performance students;
    • Actively collaborate with faculty across the Conservatory;
    • Actively contribute to the Conservatory’s commitment to Inclusion, Diversity and Equity; and
    • Maintain a high-profile career in area of expertise while being intensely engaged in Conservatory and University life, including contributing to school-wide conversations and committees, and participating in division meetings, auditions, and recruitment activities.

    Required Skills

    Qualifications: 

    The chosen candidate will be skilled across music styles, broadly aware of music industry trends, skilled at navigating the challenging 21st century music marketplace, excited to work within a community dedicated to inclusion and diversity, and passionate about mentoring students. Importantly, they will bring with them curiosity and creativity, and the ability to dream big dreams and turn them into reality.

    Preferred qualifications include the following:

    • An excellent musician with extensive performing experience across music styles or an industry professional with extensive experience in the business side of commercial music;
    • An excellent teacher and mentor, preferably with experience teaching within a conservatory or university setting;
    • Ability and interest to effectively attract and recruit students;
    • Demonstrated entrepreneurship, including the ability to employ media (whether social media, YouTube, and/or streaming services) to effectively build listeners/followers;
    • Demonstrated orientation towards collaborative work; 
    • Possession of a terminal degree or equivalent professional experience; 
    • Eligibility to work in the United States; and
    • An ability to contribute to the Conservatory’s commitment to inclusion, diversity and equity.

    How to Apply: 

    Application submissions should include a letter of intent (in which candidates also identify how they might advance the Conservatory’s commitment to diversity and inclusion), a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

    Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

    Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

    About Shenandoah Conservatory:

    Shenandoah Conservatory was founded in 1875 and has an extraordinary legacy of shaping music and the performing arts in Virginia and beyond. Located at the head of the historic Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA, 70 miles west of Washington, DC, the Conservatory is now home to over 640 award-winning students from across the nation and globe enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in the areas of music, theater, and dance, and includes a distinguished faculty of over 125, half of whom are full-time.

    Beyond being a comprehensive performing arts school, Shenandoah Conservatory is home to exceptional artists and scholars who are unusually oriented towards collaboration and innovative approaches to the career preparation of students. The Conservatory’s ShenCoLAB (formerly titled Student Performance Week) is but one example of the Conservatory’s nation-leading embrace of innovation and collaboration: a (first-in-the country) week-long stoppage of all classes and rehearsals across all programs with the school turned over to students for student-led (and faculty mentored) collaborative projects. The Conservatory’s proximity to Washington, DC and Dulles Airport, ensures easy access to and regular interaction with professionals from around the country and world.  

    www.su.edu/conservatory  

    About Shenandoah University: 

    Shenandoah University is a diverse institution of approximately 3,800 students enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in business, arts and sciences, health professions and performing arts. Shenandoah University is an independent, coeducational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Please visit www.su.edu for more information. 

    SU website link: https://jobs.silkroad.com/ShenandoahUniversity/EmploymentPortal/jobs/1100


  • 08 Jan 2021 1:29 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    Instructor/Assistant Professor of Songwriting

    Primary duties include teaching commercial songwriting classes, advising, and mentoring students.  Five to ten years' experience as a professional songwriter with significant industry success is required.

    For more information or to apply go here.

  • 06 Jan 2021 12:01 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Position purpose:

    Teaching in the fields of the creative & entertainment industries as well as participating in academic advising, student mentoring, research and scholarly activity, and college and university service.

    Job functions:

    The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of the global creative and entertainment industries with a specialty in creativity, marketing and promotion, law, economics or data analysis as well as support a history of research and scholarship.

    Teaching undergraduate courses in the Creative & Entertainment Industries, Entertainment Distribution and Promotion, Entertainment Industry Economics, Entertainment Law & Licensing, or Senior Capstone and other special topics courses as developed or assigned will be required.

    Basic functions as required by Provost Office include:

    Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.

    Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.

    Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.

    Participate in departmental and university committee work.

    Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.

    Advise students in course selection and degree completion.

    Participate in a local church and the community.

    Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.

    Manage online grading system.

    Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.

    Maintain regular office hours.

    The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

    Required Qualifications: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

    Work experience within a creative & entertainment industry sector such as television, film, theme parks or video games preferred.

    Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the

    field of study.

    Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.

    Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

    Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly

    activity.

    Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.

    Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.

    Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.

    Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.

    Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.

    Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.

    Belmont University seeks to attract and retain active, highly qualified, culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision. A comprehensive, co-educational university located in thriving Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is home to more than 8,200 students who come from every state and 28 countries, and the University is nationally ranked and consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” institution by U.S. News & World Report. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 100 areas of undergraduate study, 27 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon.

    Required Education A Master's degree in a related area is a minimum. A terminal degree is required for tenure. PhD Preferred.

    Required Experience Documented professional experience in a creative or entertainment industry required. Candidates with higher education teaching experience are preferred.


    Apply here


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