Music Department Chair, Associate/Full Professor

University of Central Missouri in Missouri

Deadline January 17, 2014
Date Posted December 4, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The chair's responsibilities include:  acting as an advocate for the Department of Music within and outside the university; supervising budget, personnel, curricula, class scheduling/staffing, student recruitment, and music equipment inventories; providing support for area and faculty initiatives; and teaching courses in an area of personal expertise.


Qualifications:  Doctorate required.  The University seeks an individual with leadership abilities and administrative experience as well as a record of high quality professional achievement and successful university-level teaching.  Applicants should demonstrate:  effective communication, interpersonal, and management skills; ability to work effectively with department faculty across different areas; ability to represent the department with other campus constituencies as well as the local/regional community; commitment to collaborative and transparent leadership.  Each applicant should have a national presence in his/her field of music; evidence of creativity/innovation in the area of curriculum development; knowledge and appreciation of various avenues through which faculty and students can and should engage with music (e.g. music education and pedagogy, performance in both traditional and contemporary/popular music, scholarly research, technology as a creative/productive medium as well as a supportive means to other ends); and evidence of successful activity in the areas of public relations and marketing.

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