A full-time faculty position in the Music Department is available beginning August 1, 2018.
Course teaching requirements include Concert Band, as well as the development of Pep Band and Jazz Combo. Instrumental Conducting and Private Lessons for your primary instrument(s), as well as methods courses. Other teaching assignments as needed to complete faculty teaching load.
Responsible for monitoring the instrumental program: travel, performance, and equipment maintenance and needs.
Develop and maintain a strong relationship with instrumental directors throughout the area, especially in the secondary level.
Establish and maintain relationships with area school, community, and professional music organizations.
Actively recruit for Music Department majors and non-major students, specifically for the instrumental program.
Envision and promote program participation and development. Participate in departmental activities as appropriate.
As with all faculty members, practice integration of Christian perspective within all aspects of the discipline, advise current students, assist in recruiting prospective students, and participate in faculty committees as assigned.
Salary and rank will be determined by credentials and experience applied to an established faculty salary scale and accompanying benefits. Fringe benefits include retirement (TIAA-CREF), a portion of the family medical insurance premium, flex spending plan, life insurance, and a percentage of tuition remission for dependents.
Founded in 1887, Sterling College’s mission is to develop creative and thoughtful leaders who understand a maturing Christian faith. With over 700 students and 46 full-time faculty members, the campus community shares a vision to be recognized as the finest Christ-centered, servant-leadership-development-focused liberal arts experience in the Great Plains. Located in Sterling, Kansas, the College enjoys a cordial relationship with this city of 2,600. Hutchinson (pop. 40,000) is a 25-minute drive, and Wichita (pop. 300,000) is about 65 minutes away. Learn more about us at www.sterling.edu.
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must undergo a background check. To view the list of items to be completed to apply for this position, please go to https://www.sterling.edu/employment and view the Music position link. Materials are to be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All SC employees are expected to demonstrate a strong and articulate Christian faith, to model and mentor students in servant leadership and in the integration of faith into life and learning. Specific requirements for this position include:
Doctorate preferred, Master’s degree in the field is a minimum.
Enthusiasm for a wide variety of styles, including contemporary worship, is preferred.
Excellent managerial, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills.
College teaching experience that demonstrates an understanding of the teaching/learning process.
An understanding of undergraduate college students and an ability to relate well to them.
An understanding of an interdisciplinary approach to the liberal arts, and an ability to work with faculty from diverse disciplines.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and rank will be determined by credentials and experience applied to an established faculty salary scale and accompanying benefits.
About Sterling College
Sterling College is a Christ-centered, four year liberal arts college located in Sterling, Kansas.
Sterling College is a Christian liberal arts college, founded in 1887. With an enrollment of nearly 700, the College has increased enrollment over 30% in the past seven years and looks to continue this trend toward fulfillment of its long-term vision. Sterling is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities and is accredited by Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Sterling College, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, or national origin.