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Elementary Music Education/Vocal Music Faculty

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

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Elementary Music Education/Vocal Music 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 Elementary Music Education and Vocal Music. Additional responsibilities may include directing the CSC Community Choir and/or instructing courses selected from the following areas: diction, music history, aural skills and/or Essential Studies (music appreciation, world music, Music and Civic Engagement) depending upon need and faculty interest. 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. Other duties as assigned by Dean

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Music (ABD considered)
Experience teaching applied voice lessons

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Music Education, with emphasis in Elementary Music Education
Soprano, mezzo soprano, or alto vocalist
Three or more years of public school teaching experience
Experience teaching voice lessons at the collegiate level
Experience and knowledge in Dalcroze, Kodaly, and Orff methods and philosophies
Classroom teaching experience at the collegiate level, especially in the areas of elementary music methods and music for the elementary classroom teacher

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

1

FLSA Exempt
Union Status SCEA
Number of Vacancies 1

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F38P
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 experience teaching applied voice lessons?
    • Yes, I have experience teaching applied voice lessons
    • No, I do not have experience teaching applied voice lessons
  3. Do you hold an advanced degree in Music Education?
    • Yes, I have (or am close to acquiring) a doctorate in Music Education
    • Yes, I have a master's degree in Music Education
    • No, but I have an undergraduate degree in Music Education
    • No, I do not have a degree in Music Education
  4. What is your voice classification (soprano, mezzo soprano, alto, tenor, bass-baritone, etc.)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Do you have experience teaching in the public schools?
    • Yes, I have three (or more) years' experience teaching in the public schools
    • Yes, I have 1-2 years' experience teaching in the public schools
    • No, but I have experience teaching in private schools
    • No, I have no experience teaching in the public schools
  6. Do you have experience teaching applied voice lessons at the collegiate level?
    • Yes, I have collegiate-level experience teaching applied voice lessons
    • No, I do not have collegiate-level experience teaching applied voice lessons
  7. Please describe your experience in (or working knowledge of) the following methods: Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Please briefly describe your classroom teaching experience at the collegiate level, if applicable. Highlight any experience teaching methods-type classes (i.e. courses specifically designed for pre-service teachers, whether in music education or elementary education).

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcript 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation