The Department of Music at Colorado State University Pueblo, which is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music
(NASM), prepares undergraduate students to function professionally in their chosen field of music within the larger context of a liberal
education, to provide artistic enrichment for the community, and to serve as an artistic resource. The Department of Music is part of the
School of Creativity + Practice, an integrated approach to learning that brings together the Departments of Art & Creative Media, Media
Communication, and Music.
Description of Job:
**All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU Pueblo are in
accordance with the Faculty Handbook. The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to
teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.
This position is a 9-month,
full-time appointment with department chair duties and faculty duties.Half-time department
Duties include leading faculty and students in fulfilling the vision and mission of the Department of Music. These
duties also include mentoring faculty; completing Annual Performance Reviews for faculty and administrative assistants; making
recommendations on promotion and tenure review; modeling collegial and respectful personal interactions; attending to personnel issues;
supervising administrative assistants; orienting adjuncts and new instructors; attending to salary equity or merit requests;
overseeing applications for sabbatical; providing a supportive environment for staff, students and faculty; scheduling classes;
directing curriculum; maintaining the department's NASM accreditation; preparing long-range planning; maintaining a
collaborative environment among faculty and staff members; preparing reports for the institution; monitoring articulation agreements;
managing and allocating budgets; actively serving as an advocate for Departmental curricular and financial needs; actively
engaging in student recruiting and Departmental growth both in student enrollments and faculty and staff positions; providing academic
advising; organizing department meetings; supporting the School of Creativity + Practice; implementing CSU Pueblo's Vision
2028. Department chairs receive an additional stipend in the fall, spring and summer semester for Chair duties. Half-time teaching:
One or more Music Methods course(s) for Music Education majors, oversee Music Education
majors, and work collaboratively with CSU Pueblo's Department of Education. Additional teaching duties will be based on
candidate's areas of expertise, such as applied music lessons,
ensembles, or lecture courses. Creative Activity:
Actively engaged in scholarly or creative contributions &
lt; br />Service:
Expected service to the department, university, profession and com
munity. Primary Duties
- Leading faculty and students in fulfilling the vision and mission
of the Department of Music. These duties also include mentoring faculty; completing Annual Performance Reviews for faculty and
administrative assistants; making recommendations on promotion and tenure review; modeling collegial and respectful personal interactions;
attending to personnel issues; supervising administrative assistants; orienting adjuncts and new instructors; attending to salary equity or
merit requests; overseeing applications for sabbatical; providing a supportive environment for staff, students and faculty; scheduling
classes; directing curriculum; preparing long-range planning; maintaining a collaborative environment among faculty and staff members;
preparing reports for the institution; monitoring articulation agreements; managing and allocating budgets; actively serving as an advocate
for Departmental curricular and financial needs; actively engaging in student recruiting and Departmental growth both in student
enrollments and faculty and staff positions; providing academic advising; organizing department meetings; supporting the School of
Creativity + Practice; implementing CSU Pueblo's Vision 2028.
- Teaching music courses and advising students. This includes a
half-time teaching load of 6 credit hours per semester, preparation of materials, syllabi, department assessment/measuring student
outcomes, ordering and using appropriate course materials, preparing all methods of evaluation and grading the work submitted, monitoring
attendance for compliance with university standards, recording grades. The candidate must maintain office hours and an advising load
comparable to others in the department.
- Building and maintaining Scholarly Research/Creative Activity agenda. Participation in
- Service to the department, the college, the university, the community, and profession through membership
and leadership on various committees, both standing and ad hoc, consultation in various capacities, presenting educational in-service to
entities, serving as a board member, and other such activities.
- Assisting with fundraising efforts for the department in
coordination with the CSU Pueblo Foundation.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment
& Appeal Rights:
- DMA, Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in
- Three (3) years college-level teaching, including teaching experience in Music Education.
- Achieved rank of associate professor or higher OR eligible for tenure at CSU Pueblo.
- At least one degree in Music Education (preferably a graduate degree).
- K-12 teaching experience.
- Five (5) years college-level teaching; administrative experience as a department chair.
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application
No other format of application materials will be accepted.Applicants must attach the following
documents, in order to be considered for this position:
Applications submitted without the required attachments above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered
incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add
information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.
- a letter of intent (cover letter);
- a current resume or CV;
- unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred;
- three professional references with contact information to the on-line application.
Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Friday, June 25, 2021 will be given full
About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University
Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and
superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy. Students can choose from 35 undergraduate
programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates
educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU
Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics
of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic
Serving Institution. Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student
population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics,
which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools
internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of
Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News
and World Report
. CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic
classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased
significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience. Competing at the
NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and
also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.
Colorado State University
Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs
- Vision Insurance
- Flexible Benefit Plan
- Basic Term Life Insurance
- Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
- Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Travel Accident Insurance
- Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
- Annual & Sick Leave
- Retirement Plans
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in
the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal
year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor
enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along
Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily agricultural,
with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background
investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal
history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of
employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be
required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior
notification given to the candidate. Note: The successful candidate must provide official
transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the
ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo
to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities. If you need accommodations, please contact the Office
of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual
security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety. Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal,
state, and local laws regarding employment practices.
To Apply: Please use the "Apply" Button Below or see the Job Description Above
When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com.
Be first to receive notifications of new jobs in your specific area by signing up for Job Alerts Here.