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Lecturer-Percussion Instructor and Music Theory

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Renewable, Academic Staff - 9 month Terminal
Location: Platteville
Categories: Arts

Position Summary:

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts at UW-Platteville seeks to hire a full-time, nine-month academic staff position. Primary responsibilities would include managing all activities related to the percussion studio, including private lessons and percussion ensembles and serve as an instructor of upper-level Theory and Aural Skills courses. Other duties will be assigned based upon the candidate’s abilities and background.
 

Anticipated start date of August 2022. 

Responsibilities:

 

-Manage percussion studio, including private lessons and percussion ensembles. 

-Teach upper level Theory and Aural Skills courses. 

-Teach music appreciation courses and other teaching responsibilities as assigned. 

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Required Qualifications-

  • Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications-

  • Doctorate (ABD acceptable)
  • Prior experience with college-level studio teaching
  • Prior experience with college-level classroom teaching
  • Evidence of proven recruiting success in maintaining a percussion studio will be considered.

 

 

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: July 14, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed
  • Do not submit recordings at this time-they will be requested at a later date.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

           Amy Udelhofen, udelhofena@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

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