Visiting Instrumental Music Education Faculty Position

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
$38K and includes benefits (
Posted On:
June 6, 2019


Grand Valley State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a a nine month, full-time, Visiting Instrumental Music Education Faculty Position in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance beginning August 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in instrumental music education appropriate to the candidate’s credentials and experience and observing music student teachers in their field placements. Additional assignment to conduct student ensembles within the instrumental program or to work with the GV Laker Marching Band are possible depending on scheduling needs, interests of the selected candidate, and as teaching load allows.

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The successful candidate must have a completed master’s degree in Music Education with an instrumental focus or a related master’s degree such as Music Performance or Conducting; a minimum 3 years of successful K-12 teaching experience; and communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and both the secondary and university level. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Completed Doctoral degree (or ABD) in Instrumental Music Education or demonstrated significant motivation towards completing a terminal degree; experience with teaching techniques and pedagogy courses in instrumental music education; and demonstrated successful experience programming for, rehearsing, and leading wind bands.

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