Colorado State Univ - Pueblo

Teaching Job




CSU Pueblo seeking Music Department Chair/Associate or Full Professor.

Description of Job

**All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.

This position is a 9-month, full-time appointment with department chair duties and faculty duties.

Half-time department chair: Duties include leading faculty and students in fulfilling the vision and mission of the Department of Music. These duties also include mentoring faculty; completing Annual Performance Reviews for faculty and administrative assistants; making recommendations on promotion and tenure review; modeling collegial and respectful personal interactions; attending to personnel issues; supervising administrative assistants; orienting adjuncts and new instructors; attending to salary equity or merit requests; overseeing applications for sabbatical; providing a supportive environment for staff, students and faculty; scheduling classes; directing curriculum; maintaining the department’s NASM accreditation; preparing long-range planning; maintaining a collaborative environment among faculty and staff members; preparing reports for the institution; monitoring articulation agreements; managing and allocating budgets; actively serving as an advocate for Departmental curricular and financial needs; actively engaging in student recruiting and Departmental growth both in student enrollments and faculty and staff positions; providing academic advising; organizing department meetings; supporting the School of Creativity + Practice; implementing CSU Pueblo’s Vision 2028. Department chairs receive an additional stipend in the fall, spring and summer semester for Chair duties.

Half-time teaching: One or more Music Methods course(s) for Music Education majors, oversee Music Education majors, and work collaboratively with CSU Pueblo’s Department of Education. Additional teaching duties will be based on candidate’s areas of expertise, such as applied music lessons, ensembles, or lecture courses.

Minimum Qualifications

DMA, Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Music.

Three (3) years college-level teaching, including teaching experience in Music Education.

Coordinating Music Education.

Achieved rank of associate professor or higher OR eligible for tenure at CSU Pueblo.

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position:

a letter of intent (cover letter);

a current resume or CV;

unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred; and

three professional references with contact information to the on-line application.

Applications submitted without the required attachments above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, June 25, 2021 will be given full consideration.

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