University of Northwestern–St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks an experienced, enthusiastic individual to coordinate, teach in, and provide leadership in its music education program.
Responsibilities include: coordinate and provide leadership for the university’s music education teacher licensure program in P–12 Vocal & Classroom Music and Instrumental & Classroom Music; oversee related curriculum, program development and assessment, student advising and retention, music education area budgeting, adjunct faculty recruitment and retention; assist the Director of Field Experience in placement of students in cooperating schools and fostering strong relationships with these schools; supervise student teachers within public and private schools; teach undergraduate courses in elementary and general music; teach other courses within the department commensurate with its needs and the candidate’s expertise; attend meetings of the School of Education and the Department of Music & Theatre; perform departmental duties as assigned.
Additional responsibilities: abide by all university policies as stated in the Faculty Handbook; attend School of Education & Music/Theatre department events as requested by the Assistant Dean of the School of Education, the Music/Theatre Chair, and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
A complete application includes the following: 1. a Faculty Application for Employment (available at the website above). 2. a letter of interest. 3. curriculum vitae. 4. official transcripts from the highest degree.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Required Qualifications: possess a vital, personal faith relationship with Jesus Christ in the evangelical tradition, embrace and uphold Northwestern’s mission, doctrinal statement, and Declaration of Christian Community; hold an earned doctorate in music education by start of employment, minimum of three years successful music teaching and/or supervision experience at the P–12 level.
Other Preferred Qualifications: active in professional or creative aspects of music education, experience in student teacher supervision, experience with the national edTPA assessment.
University of Northwestern - St. Paul is an evangelical, non-denominational Christian institution offering both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Northwestern is an intentional community of faith, living, and learning located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since 1902, Northwestern has been committed to providing Christ-centered, academically excellent education for men and women from around the... world. Northwestern’s 100-acre campus is nestled along the shores of Lake Johanna. The downtown areas of both Saint Paul and Minneapolis can be reached within 15 minutes, providing easy access to hundreds of cultural and recreational activities in the Twin Cities.