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Concert Band/Brass/Music Education Faculty

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Concert Band/Brass/Music Education Faculty
Rank To be determined based on qualifications
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Nature of Work

Full-time faculty in the Music department with primary teaching emphasis in applied brass, brass pedagogy, and direction of the CSC Wind Symphony and other ensembles as needed. Additional responsibilities will include courses selected from the following areas: conducting, instrumental music education, music theory, music history, jazz studies, and/or courses within the College’s Essential Studies Program. The faculty member participates in the department and the institution’s communities of learners to foster a culture of inquiry, critical self-reflection, evidence-based decision making, and a learner-centered environment.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential Duties:
1. Teach and contribute to students’ academic growth and development
A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range lesson plans
2. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress
3. Utilize resources, including technological resources, to provide current course content
4. Conduct classroom presentations and activities
5. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes
6. Participate in program assessment and catalog revisions
B. Advising Students, which includes but is not limited to the following:
1. Help students plan programs of study
2. Provide students with advice on academic issues and career counseling
3. Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of the departmental enrollment management plan, including serving directly in student recruitment, retention, and success strategies
4. Schedule and maintain regular office hours for student advising
5. Establish and maintain regular contact with advisees
2. Continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity, which includes but is not limited to the following:
A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment
B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops or performances
C. Produce scholarly materials such as original research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art
D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member
E. Seek external funding through grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned
3. Service to the Campus and Community, and Profession
A. Participate in campus and community presentations
B. Participate in campus and community organizations
C. Serve on Discipline-, Department-, School- and Campus-wide committees
D. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned
E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned
F. Contribute to professional organizations
G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community and profession
Secondary Duties:
1. Band Director duties
2. Other duties as assigned by Dean

Required Qualifications

Completed doctorate in Music (ABD considered)
Performance experience on a brass instrument
Experience directing college and/or high school bands
Experience teaching applied lessons on multiple brass instruments

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in music education
Three or more years teaching bands at the middle or high school level
Successful college teaching experience

Salary Information Commensurate with qualifications and in accordance with the SCEA agreement; excellent benefits package


FLSA Exempt
Union Status SCEA
Number of Vacancies 1
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F37P
Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Open Date 10/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
General Information
EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.

Veteran Statement This position is subject to Veterans Preference.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a doctoral degree in Music?
    • Yes
    • No, but I anticipate its completion prior to the date of appointment.
    • No, but I have completed substantial work toward its completion and will be ABD by the date of appointment
    • No, but I have completed at least 30 credits toward its completion
    • No, but I have a Master's degree
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have significant performance experience on at least one brass instrument?
    • Yes
    • I'm not sure that my performance experience is significant, but I do have performance experience on a brass instrument.
    • No
  3. * Which brass instrument to you consider to be your primary performing instrument?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience teaching applied lessons on at least one brass instrument?
    • Yes, on more than one brass instrument.
    • Yes, on one brass instrument.
    • No.
  5. * On which brass instrument(s) do you have experience teaching applied lessons?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have experience directing concert bands?
    • Yes, at both the college level and the 7-12 grade level.
    • Yes, at the college level.
    • Yes, at the 7-12 grade level.
    • No.
  7. Do you hold a degree in Music Education?
    • Yes, I have multiple degrees in Music Education
    • Yes, I have a graduate degree in Music Education
    • Yes, I have an undergraduate degree in Music Education
    • No
  8. Do you have three or more years' experience conducting concert bands at the middle school and/or high school level?
    • Yes, I have three or more years' experience at that level
    • No, but I have 1-2 years' experience at that level
    • No, I have no experience at that level
  9. Do you have successful college teaching experience?
    • Yes, I have taught successfully at the collegiate level
    • No, I have never taught at the collegiate level

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Media File
  4. Transcript 2