University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in Arkansas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 1, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 11, 2014

JOB DUTIES:  Primary responsibilities include teaching studio trumpet and horn to undergraduate students, directing the university Jazz Band, and teaching other classes according to departmental need and the candidates expertise.  Recruitment, advising, scholarly or creative activity, and departmental and university service are expected.  The successful candidate will be an active performer, and will maintain visibility as a performer and teacher.  Other related duties as assigned.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in trumpet or horn performance or high brass pedagogy, a record of teaching experience at the university level, and experience in directing jazz ensembles.  ABD and Masters qualified candidates with extensive professional experience will be considered.  The chosen candidate will have a commitment to diversity, documented success in student recruitment and retention, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Other preferred qualifications include experience teaching in the public schools, experience teaching music education, experience with technology/computer applications, and demonstrated leadership skills.  Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan and tuition benefits for employee and family.

DEADLINE:  Open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application (http://uafs.edu/hr/employment-application) to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or PO Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to: jobs@uafs.edu. Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration. Background check may be required (Finalists will be required to submit an audio/video recording of recent performances.)

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UA Fort Smith does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment.