Summary: Grand Valley State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a nine month, full-time, Visiting Choral Music Education Faculty Position in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance beginning August 2019
Required Qualifications and Education:
Completion of a master’s degree in Music Education with a choral focus or a related master’s degree such as Music Performance or Conducting
Minimum 3 years of successful K-12 teaching experience
Communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and both the secondary and university level
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Completed Doctoral degree (or ABD) in Choral Music Education or demonstrated significant motivation towards completing a terminal degree
Experience with teaching techniques and pedagogy courses in choral music education
Demonstrated successful experience programming for, rehearsing, and leading choral ensembles
Conducting the Grand Valley University Arts Chorale and Cantate Chamber Ensemble
Teach courses in choral music education appropriate to the candidate’s credentials and experience
Observe music student teachers in their field placements
Additional assignment to conduct student ensembles within the choral music program are possible depending on scheduling needs, interests of the selected candidate, and as teaching load allows
How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now." Please include (1) a letter of interest addressing how the candidate meets the qualification requirements as outlined above, (2) a detailed curriculum vita, and (3) a teaching philosophy statement. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Candidates who advance in the search may be required to submit additional relevant materials.
Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
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