Artist in Residence - Visiting Assistant Director of Bands

Missouri State University

United States

June 1, 2022


Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Artist in Residence - Visiting Assistant Director of Bands

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Music HR Home Department 020215 MUSIC Pay Grade Unclassified Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Faculty Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track Term (if applicable) 9 month Begin Date of Appointment 08/01/2022 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Artist-in-Residence is a non-tenure track faculty position appointed on the basis of outstanding professional attainments, creative accomplishments, and recognition in his or her specific field and renders specified service to the University including lectures, performances, demonstrations, master classes, and consultations.

Description of Primary Duties

Depending on the candidate's strengths and needs of the Band area, primary duties will include: Conducting Wind Symphony ensemble (second concert band) during the Fall and Spring Assist with Missouri State Pride Marching Band Supervise Bearmania pep bands Teach Band Admin and Materials class in the Spring Assist Director of Bands in recruitment efforts and overall administration of the band program Ability to work collegially with faculty colleagues, administration, and alumni while maintaining MSU's Public Affairs Mission of cultural competence, community engagement, and ethical leadership

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Artist-in-Residence are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess: Teaching experience directing a contemporary marching band and concert band; Minimum of three years public school teaching experience; Collegiate/University-level teaching experience. Must be able to work collaboratively with public school band programs and demonstrate ability to work with diverse groups associated with university bands including students, faculty, administration, athletic staff, development staff, alumni, and community members. Salary commensurate with teaching experience and education. Terminal Degree in Music (DMA, DA, or PhD) required.

Link to Job Description https:// www. Open Date 05/01/2022 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

The date of first consideration is June 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is August 1, 2022.

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications, a current resume or CV, links to videos of a recent field show they had a significant role in preparing (applicant should describe their role in the production of the performance – drill writer, teacher, etc.), a 15-minute concert band rehearsal video, a 15-minute concert band performance video and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three recent references.

Video web links can be uploaded utilizing the online media presentation during the online application process or applicants may upload a list of links in a Word document.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20220028FTF

Quicklink for Posting https: //

Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this vacancy?
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  • Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting. If you selected Employee Referral above, please list the name of the current MSU employee who referred you.
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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
  • Online Media Presentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
  • Other Documents -1
  • Other Documents - 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts -2
  • Unofficial Transcripts -3
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