The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to serve as Department Chair, beginning August 1, 2023. Appointment may be offered with tenure for qualified candidates. North Central College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package; the chairperson of the Music Department carries a 2-2 teaching load on a 9.5-month contract. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in music (PhD, DMA, or EdD). Preferred areas of specialization include, but are not limited to: Music Education, Jazz Studies, Orchestral Conducting, or Music Industry.
The successful candidate will have an established and ongoing record of academic achievement; evidence of effective leadership of faculty; and a commitment to ensuring programs thrive while joining departmental goals with the College's strategic plan. The Department of Music offers BA degrees in Music, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Instrumental Performance, Vocal Performance, Piano Performance, and the BME. Degree in Choral Music Education and Instrumental Music Edu-cation. The Department of Music also offers multiple student performing opportunities in choral music, wind band, orchestra, jazz, and chamber music. The Chair will supervise the department budget, curriculum, class scheduling, and music facility-related issues. North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville, which is home to many excellent school districts and has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.
Interested candidates will be required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references with contact information and to apply in our online applicant portal at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu/academic-affairs/prospective-and-incoming-faculty.
For further information, please email Dr. Jonathon Kirk, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin November 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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