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Assistant Professor, Percussion

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Department:

Music

Requested Start Date:

August 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Assistant Professor, Percussion, in the Department of Music, is a tenure track position that provides educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. The Assistant Professor may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location.

  • Primary responsibilities include teaching applied percussion, percussion ensemble, and class percussion. The candidate will be successful in developing the percussion studio through aggressive recruiting and inspirational teaching of both undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students
  • Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities.
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school.
  • Participates in selected university events as required.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process.
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration   
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head

 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • D.M.A. in Music (percussion) by appointment date
  • College teaching and/or experience in teaching field

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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