Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport, CT
In partnership with the University of Bridgeport, Goodwin University is
seeking candidates for the position of Full-Time Faculty- Music Education.
Full-time faculty members at the New University of Bridgeport are responsible
for maintaining the highest academic standards in their particular
disciplines. Faculty advise students; develop and maintain curriculum; stay
current in their disciplines; stay current with pedagogy and teaching
methodology; participate in on and off-campus staff development activities;
fulfill administrative responsibilities relevant to their positions; and
participate in college and community service. This position is located in
Duties to be performed:
At a minimum, the essential functions of the instructor are to:
This faculty member will teach courses in music or music education, as
appropriate to their academic background and prior professional
experience; advise music and music education majors; provide support, to
the extent possible, for musical and theatrical activities on campus, and
supervise adjunct faculty, instruments, equipment and facilities of UB's
Department of Music & Performing Arts.
Use the approved course syllabus format when creating course syllabi
Teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus
Ensure that each course contains essential curricular components, has
appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency
Ensure that assigned classes are held as scheduled and maintain excellent
attendance and punctuality
Assess student academic achievement and demonstrate modification of
teaching techniques in accordance with assessment feedback and universal
design of courses
Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner including attendance,
grades, and other related documentation
Attend department meetings and participate in the development,
implementation, and evaluation of program goals and curriculum review
based on student learning outcomes
Initiate discussions and make recommendations concerning the improvement
of teaching, curriculum, and processes related to improving student
Attend professional development activities to remain informed of current
trends and new approaches to instruction
Serve on and provide information to college committees as needed and
Demonstrate professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitment
that promotes student growth and learning
Commitment to the University mission, vision and values
Perform all other duties as assigned
Maintain licenses, certifications and other professional credentials for
profession/position, including PreK-12 music certification, if held.
Maintain professional relationships with school districts, professional
associations, area arts organizations, alumni, and other relevant
Minimum MM, MS, or MA in Music or Music Education; preferred: DMA or Ph.D.
in any music field or Music Education.
At least three years full time, certified, K-12 public school teaching
experience, or significant experience as a professional performer
and/or full time experience in some aspect of the commercial music
Knowledge of current trends and practices in music and music education.
Skill in student advising, or the potential to develop same.
Skill or experiences in engaging diverse, first-generation college
students, or the potential to develop same.
Demonstrated skills teaching in traditional University classroom and on-
Ability to analyze, synthesize and interpret student learning outcome data
to improve teaching and learning
Demonstrated ability in word programs and Internet applications
Demonstrated ability to research material both on-line and in traditional
Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching and a commitment to high
academic and professional standards
Demonstrated track record of positive teaching outcomes
Ability to work collegially in a team environment
Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent action, and sound
NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and
level of work to be performed by the position. It is not intended to be
an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote
your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties
and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the
University may now have or shall hereafter establish.