Applied Flute and/or Clarinet and Woodwind Area Coordinator Sought by NKU

NKU_SOTA logoThe School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a Non-Tenure-Track Temporary position in applied flute and/or clarinet and Woodwind Area Coordinator within the Music Program, beginning Fall 2021. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, program and school-level service, and academic mentoring. As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The Music Program within the School of the Arts offers a BME in Music Education (Choral/Vocal and Instrumental), a BM in Performance (Instrumental, Jazz Studies, Piano Pedagogy, and Voice) a BM in Composition, and a BA in Music (Liberal Studies and Audio Production). The Music Program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the Music web site at music.nku.edu for additional information.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at music.nku.edu for additional information.

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University is a 14,000-student nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Greater Cincinnati has one of the most vibrant and multifaceted cultural scenes in the Midwest, with The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, a large community of working artists, musicians and designers and a variety of theaters. It offers an outstanding quality of life and an affordable cost of living. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.

Primary Responsibilities             

  • Teach applied flute and/or clarinet
  • Recruit and maintain a high-quality applied studio through teaching and performance activities
  • Coach woodwind chamber ensemble and other collaborative chamber music experiences
  • Coordinate Woodwind Area
  • Teach secondary classes which may include the following: Music Theory, Aural Skills, Applied Composition, Woodwind Methods or other courses as assigned. The Music Program is open to innovative and broad skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

Qualifications  

  • Applicants should possess a doctorate in Music. Candidates with a Master of Music degree who have significant university- level teaching and recruiting experience and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer may be considered.
  • Successful applicants will demonstrate the potential for a successful career in teaching and for distinction in professional activity and/or research.
  • Successful teaching at the university level (at least two years preferred) and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer is required.
  • The candidate must remain current within the music discipline and apply continued knowledge towards course instruction, provide mentorship along with fellow faculty to music students, maintain office hours to be accessible to students and staff, maintain grades and submit mid-term and final grades through myNKU by established University deadlines, and work cooperatively with all SOTA faculty.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu. Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Kimberly Lazzeri.

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal jobs.nku.edu. Required materials include:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. A statement of your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why they are important in higher education. Please include specifics regarding your commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  4. List of three references with phone numbers and email addresses.
  5. Link to performance video(s) and link to teaching video(s).

Minimum Education: Master’s degree with university-level teaching and recruiting experience and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.

Preferred Education: Doctorate in music, university-level teaching and recruiting experience, and significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by midnight on June 27, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Quick Link: https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10414

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