Composition Weatherboard Applier Job Description Sample
English Instructor, Composition [Part-Time Faculty Pool]
This is a part-time faculty pool for available assignments teaching composition courses in the English Department during the academic year. Applications are considered throughout the academic year and reviewed based on department need.
Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email for an interview. Submission of documents does not guarantee that you will be contacted
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Instructs students in a classroom or in an online learning environment. Provides student contact before and after class and by telephone, video conferencing, scheduled meetings or email exchanges during office hours where facilities and schedules permit.
Prepares, distributes, and utilizes instructional support materials, include course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media, and other devices as appropriate; incorporates the latest classroom technology when available and appropriate to instructional activities.
Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the overall program outcomes and specific student learning outcomes as stated on the approval course online; prepares clear objectives for students for each course.
Understands, develops and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity within the college community.
Responsible for classroom and departmental equipment and provides for the security of facilities and instructional materials as appropriate.
Understands and abides by college policies and regulations and other policies, procedures and materials as required by the college, departments or divisions.
Convenes classes on time and as scheduled.
Maintains evaluation and grading records for assigned students; enters grades and provides all necessary documentation for incompletes within established college timelines and guidelines.
Participates in ongoing professional development and maintains currency in composition pedagogies.
Ensures and emphasizes safe working and classroom conditions and practices.
May direct aides and work study students as assigned.
Understands and uses the college's computer system.
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
May provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.
MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in English or Composition/Rhetoric, MFA in Creative Writing, or master's degree in related field with a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours in the subject to be taught.
Valid Driver's License or state ID
Evidence of successful classroom experience teaching composition at the community college level. Evidence of ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues and students from a variety of backgrounds.
Successful experience with current educational methodologies in the teaching of composition and in using technology such as online course design/delivery, etc. Graduate coursework in composition/rhetoric studies.
Other Job Elements
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach, and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility, including the use of step stools in order to retrieve archived materials.
Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis such as papers, files, boxes, equipment, computers, etc., and rarely requires moving materials weighing over 25 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, monitor, projector, calculator, printer, and standard office equipment.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work environment includes classroom, lab, or other setting as appropriate.
Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
Works under the general direction of the Department Chair.
Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply for this position, you must submit:
Completed online application
Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
Current Curriculum Vitae
Document with contact information for three (3) references that can attest to your college-level composition teaching and/or tutoring qualifications
Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
CCC only accepts applications through this online application system.
We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email email@example.com. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system.
We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents.
Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
The college requires that faculty maintain official residence in Oregon or Washington during the period of employment. The college does not hire out of state faculty to teach online courses.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq
Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor In Composition
Campus/Location:Penn State Erie, The Behrend CollegeDate Announced:11/13/2018Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:84118Classification:ExemptWork Unit: Penn State BehrendDepartment:Humanities and Social Sciences
The English Program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is offering a 2-year, full-time, non-tenure track, position to teach composition and other courses and to provide tutoring services to both international and New American ELL students beginning in the fall 2019 semester. Responsibilities as a faculty member include innovative instruction, research, scholarship and community and professional service.
All faculty members at Penn State Behrend are expected to engage in scholarly activities and generate accomplishments appropriate to their areas of interest and expertise. The successful candidate will have a PhD or MA in English, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Composition, Rhetoric, or related field and knowledge of research and/or graduate study in rhetoric, linguistics, and/or composition studies. The candidate should also have experience teaching ELL composition or tutoring university-level ELL students.
We are hiring at the level of lecturer or assistant teaching professor, with job title dependent on degree. Penn State Behrend is a four-year undergraduate and graduate college of Penn State University with 4,500 students and 34 baccalaureate majors in four schools: Business, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science.
The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research, on close student/faculty interaction, on its use of the open lab concept, and on its beautiful, wooded hilltop campus. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences has about 80 full-time faculty members, offers ten Bachelor's degrees (Arts Administration; Communication; Creative Writing; Digital Media, Arts, and Technology; Elementary and Early Childhood Education; English; General Arts and Sciences; History; Political Science; and Psychology) and one Master's degree (Applied Clinical Psychology). The school is also home to the languages and the arts. For more information about the college and major, please visit our website: http://psbehrend.psu.edu/. Erie, Pennsylvania, a metropolitan area of 280,000 residents, is a major service, tourism, medical, and industrial center on Lake Erie's Presque Isle Bay and is located two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo.
The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, as well as modest living costs and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the Erie area. We will begin reviewing applications immediately. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references (including someone who can speak directly to your teaching ability). Applicants who rank highly may be asked to provide a statement of teaching and research interests, sample teaching materials, graduate transcripts, and/or letters of recommendation.
Department Assistant, Harmony And Jazz Composition (Stf1e023101daj) (1540-215)
Under the supervision of the Harmony and Jazz Composition Chair, the Department Assistant is responsible for the daily operations of the office, including the implementation of efficient departmental office systems for use by students, faculty, and staff. The Department Assistant performs regular office duties as needed by the department, supervises work/study students, and assists with general departmental business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs regular office duties as needed by the department including ordering and managing office supplies within the annual budget, filing, copying, scheduling printer maintenance, keeping stock of required forms, answering telephone/email/in-person enquiries, processing incoming and outgoing mail/packages, coordinating room assignments for special events and conference rooms, overseeing the general office maintenance and security.
Provides services to the Harmony and Jazz Composition chairs including taking minutes at faculty meetings, filing department Add Comp, booking appointments, arranging special staff meeting and events, spreadsheets for scheduling, service, printing and updating of advising materials.
Assists with faculty draft schedule distribution and schedule change process.
Assists with ESPA process, handles data entry of placement scores.
Assists with first semester course level changes, handles data entry.
Handles data entry for core intensive sections.
Gathers grade information for core harmony classes for statistical research.
Handles special event and visiting artist logistics including creation and printing of promotional materials, room and venue booking, poster design, online promotion, liaison with artist reps, collection of W-9 info and arranging payment of honoraria, arranging hotels and other services.
Provides services to students (answering phone/email/in-person enquiries, arranging students to meet the chair and faculty, providing any required forms, entering waivers into Colleague, liaising with the Graduation Coordinator on credit assigning issues, appropriate posting of information on bulletin boards and web pages.)
Hiring and supervising work-study students (training, assigning work, monitoring results, monitoring time sheets, and giving evaluations.)
Updating the department web site and department facebook and event pages (collating update information like text/pictures/PDF, posting updates online.)
Other duties as assigned
Strong organizational and logistical skills; ability to take direction and carry out work responsibility without direct supervision
Should be self-reliant and motivated.
General office administrative skills including meeting scheduling, filing, document creation, transcribing, and phone handling.
Strong interpersonal skills to assist students, visitors, faculty and department chairs in dealing with department business
Ability to listen and communicate effectively with large international student population
Ability to effectively supervise work-study students.
Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives and experiences.
3 – 5 years of administrative support experience.
Proficiency with computer operations on Apple computers, including database management, spreadsheets, graphics, word processing, and web page design.
Some graphic design ability.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Application Instructions Specific to this Position
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
- Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences.
- A resume or CV.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Berklee provides a diverse and inclusive work environment
We all share a universal love for listening to, and creating music
We work on Macs
Online/Remote English Adjunct – Composition And Intermediate Composition
Position Title Online/Remote English Adjunct – Composition and Intermediate Composition Position Summary
California Baptist University's Division of Online and Professional Studies invites applicants for part-time, remote/online adjunct English instructor positions. Instructors would teach undergraduate level composition and intermediate composition courses.
A minimum of an accredited and conferred master's degree in the field of English is required. Candidates with a conferred master's degree from an accredited institution in a field outside of English may be considered should the applicant have significant experience in the field and a conferred bachelor's degree in English. Candidates must embrace the mission of California Baptist University and demonstrate a clear understanding of, and commitment to, excellence in teaching through the integration of the Christian faith and learning.
This position involves asynchronous, online teaching in undergraduate level English courses (primarily ENG 113 and ENG 123) within the Arts and Sciences Department of the Division of Online and Professional Studies. Candidates are expected to actively teach utilizing the Blackboard Learning Management System. Examples of active teaching online include, but are not limited to: the development of content-specific recorded lectures, engaged interaction(s) online, weekly announcements, and regular effective contact/feedback. Strong candidates will demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication skills, and the flexibility to assist in an online setting. Course descriptions for ENG 113 and ENG 123 can be found here:
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Are you a Christian?
Do you attend church regularly?
If no, please explain (required):
(Open Ended Question)
Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
Christian Experience Essay
Adjunct Faculty, English Composition
Adjunct Faculty, English Composition
FAC - Part-Time Faculty, Credit Classes
$51.25 - Base Rate
Humanities & Social Sciences
Posted on an ongoing basis
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation
First Review Date
May 9, 2016
This Adjunct faculty member teaches English courses.
Duties & Responsibilities
Teaches lecture and laboratory sections
Evaluates and advises students
Participates in departmental and College affairs
Serves on committees
Performs other duties as assigned
Master's degree in English from a regionally accredited institution; or a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and 18 graduate credit hours in English
Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Ability to work well with students and colleagues in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekend assignments
Music Theory/Music Composition Instructors/Special Assistant Professors - Open Pool 2018
Posting Detail Information
Working Title Music Theory/Music Composition Instructors/Special Assistant Professors - Open Pool 2018 Posting Number 201800020F Proposed Annual Salary Range Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week Description of Work Unit
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (SMTD) has 36 tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as 40 adjunct faculty.
The University Center for the Arts is a nationally recognized state-of the art 350,000 square foot facility, that includes a 550-seat concert hall, a 275-seat organ and chamber music recital hall, a 320-seat thrust theatre, a 100-seat black box theatre, a 200-seat dance theatre, dedicated rehearsal, production and research spaces, along with classrooms, labs and practice rooms.
Colorado State University (CSU) is a land grant institution with a student enrollment of approximately 30,000 students in over 150 programs, and a faculty numbering 1,700. The College of Liberal Arts, within which the school is located, is the largest college in the University.
CSU is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a beautiful city of 150,000 located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. Outside magazine has named Fort Collins an "editor's choice" for its "America's Best Towns 2013" edition.
Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Tenure/Tenure Track? % Research % Teaching % Service % Administration Open Posting Date Open Until Filled No To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2018 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance seeks full or part time, temporary or special, Music Instructors or non-tenure track Music Special Assistant Professors to teach Music Theory/Music Composition courses in the music division, and in administrative roles coordinating special programs.
Applicants are added to the pool list throughout the calendar year. Hiring decisions are made during the late spring and early summer for fall semester, during the early fall semester for spring and during the spring semester for the summer term.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications
Instructor – Master's degree in Music, with a music theory or composition focus.
Assistant Professor – PhD in Music, with a music theory or composition focus.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Documented teaching experience at the college or university level.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application procedure: submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. All materials must be submitted digitally.
This pool expires December 31, 2018. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks.
The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Search Contact Heather Bellotti, Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu
Composition Adjunct Faculty Pool - Howard Community College
This posting is an ongoing pool for those interested in teaching Composition (ENGL 121) offered at HCC. The department will review the applicants when a need arises.
ENGL-121 College Composition
Students will be guided through the expository writing process through close reading of contemporary critical discourse and will be taught the rhetorical arts of argument and persuasion through critical thinking, reading and research. Upon completion, students should be able to write persuasive, researched and documented essays of at least 1,000 words.
A master's degree or higher is required for most positions
Prior teaching experience preferred
Experience teaching Composition or Rhetoric preferred
Candidates must be available to teach in a face-to-face classroom environment
Compensation: View our current compensation rates at:
Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100. The TDD line phone
The following are required documents:
- Cover Letter
The Hampton University Department of English and Foreign Languages invites nominations and applications for adjuncts in the Department of English and Foreign Languages within the School of Liberal Arts and Education. The successful candidate reports to the Department Chair and will have a specialization in composition, rhetoric, or linguistics. We are looking for candidates with experience working with diverse populations, and those who demonstrate dedication to student learning and achievement.
Duties and Responsibilities
The faculty member will be responsible for the following duties:
Teaching undergraduate composition, writing, grammar, linguistic, and other courses in both face-to-face and online formats, as well as technical writing courses as needed;
Performing other duties as assigned by the Chairperson, Assistant Dean, or Dean.
All candidates should have an earned MA or higher degree (ABD considered) in their field from an accredited university with a minimum of two years of college-level teaching or work with high school AP Honors or magnate classes--preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with ESL/TESOL Certification, as ESL experience is desired.
How to Apply
Lead Document Composition Developer
Shutterfly is looking for a Document Composition expert with Quadient Inspire experience in Shakopee, MN. As a Lead Document Composition Developer, you will work as part of a multifaceted team to deliver innovative, cost-effective and efficient IT solutions to help our clients manage their content. Our clients consist mainly of Fortune 50(0) companies which require confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed. Candidate must be organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment, able to design and implement a project schedule, and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-moving environment.
The Lead Document Composition Developer will be responsible for gaining a complete understanding of our client's processes, strategies and challenges through a business discovery. They will work with the Document Composition team to deliver current and future state workflows and recommend technological solutions that will help our customers meet their business objectives. The Lead Document Composition Developer will be responsible for being a subject matter expert on the technology solutions available and help work internally and with third party vendors for product enhancements.
Key responsibilities include:
Ability to understand the business requirements and converting them into solution designs
Be a point of contact for the team, take queries/suggestions to the client and/or upper management
Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) of our systems
Collaborate with clients and cross-functional internal departments
Lead customers through design, analysis, development, and improvement of workflows
Complete/oversee the custom development and quality assurance
Create, manage, or participate in projects, milestones, and tasks as needed
Knowledge in web-based systems and content management application architecture
Manage customer expectations while being mindful of business and financial constraints
Participate and lead, when needed, the project meetings with the customer
Competency developing process flow diagrams
Participate in internal projects as required
Provide customer training as required
- Quadient (GMC) Inspire (70%)
- Sales Support (15%)
- Employee Management (15%)
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent preferred
5 + years of document composition experience including Quadient Inspire
5 + years of software development experience
Inspire Ignite, Fusion Pro, Messagepoint, Marcom Central, ExStream Dialogue, E-Z Letter, TSS, Business Objects/Firstlogic, BCC, or Group 1 experience a plus
Must be open to possible off-hour on-call support in the future
Ability to translate and document business requirements into technical specifications
Excellent time management, follow-up, and customer service skills
Must demonstrate good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering software that optimizes architecture activities across client needs, business constraints and technological realities
Positive and consultative demeanor with strong work ethic and the ability to interact with technical and non-technical resources using excellent written and verbal communications
Strong organizational, leadership, management, and motivational skills
Willingness to travel to client and other office locations (up to 10%)
Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check required
Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires extensive use of a computer. Responsibilities require occasional evening and weekend work in response to client time requirements.
Assistant Professor In Music Theory & Composition
The School of Music at the University of Kentucky seeks a composer-theorist with an emerging record of substantive research in theory and experience as a composer in a range of genres and styles. The ability to foster student interest in and successful use of a new electro-acoustic studio is essential.
This new tenure-track hire will join an established team of five full-time faculty in the Division of Music Theory and Composition and will build a studio of private composition students and provide individual composition lessons. Incumbent will also teach two to three undergraduate and/or graduate music theory courses each year and assist in the supervision of graduate teaching assistants assigned to undergraduate theory courses.
The position will also supervise students using the new electro-acoustic music studio; maintain the studio; and make recommendations to the division and to the Director of the School of Music for ongoing development of the electro-acoustic studio. The successful candidate will further contribute to the University of Kentucky School of Music's effort to build a community of entrepreneurial student composers, including both composition majors and other music majors interested in composition at all degree levels. This tenure-track position will require ongoing presentation of compositions and research work at regional, national, and international venues and outlets, consistent with division and School of Music criteria for promotion and tenure.
Members of the Division of Music Theory and Composition are expected to assist with advising and graduate thesis committee work, as well as curricular development and assessment efforts. All faculty members in the School of Music are expected to participate in shared governance within the School of Music, the College of Fine Arts, and the University, as well as one's profession. Tenured faculty in the School of Music may be asked to serve a term as Director of Undergraduate or Graduate Studies, depending upon the needs of the School.
Applicants should hold the DMA in composition with substantive graduate course work in music theory or the PhD in music theory with a graduate degree in music composition, from accredited universities.
Preferred qualifications include 1-3 years of prior university teaching experience in music theory and/or ear training and an emerging record of presentations of original research and/or compositions at regional and national professional conferences; a growing body of composition commissions or past work experience composing for film, television, radio, video games, or other commercial ventures. ABD candidates with degree completion anticipated during the 2018–2019 academic year will be considered.
Applications should include:
Academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable at this time)
A sample composition (A document with links is acceptable, upload under Specific Request 1)
When prompted in the application, please include the names and contact information for three references. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
Final candidates may be expected to submit additional examples of creative and/or research work.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. The position begins August 2019.
Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Kevin Holm-Hudson, at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can be found at http://finearts.uky.edu
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience
1 to 3 years of prior university teaching experience in music theory and/or ear training and an emerging record of presentations of original research and/or compositions at regional and national professional conferences is preferred.
A growing body of composition commissions or past work experience composing for film, television, radio, video games, or other commercial ventures is ideal.
Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.
We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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