Working Title Music Theory/Composition Instructors - Open Pool 2022
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202100425F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $46,000-$48,000 9-month base salary (prorated
for part-time work)
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a
strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and
your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan
information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative
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Position Type Faculty
Description of Work Unit
The School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) has 41 tenured and tenure-
track faculty as well as 53 adjunct faculty.
The University Center for the Arts is a nationally recognized state-of the art
350,000 square foot facility, that includes a 550-seat concert hall, a
275-seat organ and chamber music recital hall, a 320-seat thrust theatre, a
100-seat black box theatre, a 200-seat dance theatre, dedicated rehearsal,
production and research spaces, along with classrooms, labs and practice
Colorado State University (CSU) is a land grant institution with a student
enrollment of approximately 35,000 students in over 150 programs, and a
faculty numbering 1,900. The College of Liberal Arts, within which the school
is located, is the largest college in the University.
CSU is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a beautiful city of 175,000 located
in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. Outside
magazine has named Fort Collins an “editor's choice” for its “America's Best
Towns 2013” edition. MarketWatch has listed Fort Collins as the “No. 1 Best
Place to Live in America in 2020.” Additionally, Fort Collins is in America's
top ten for best performing city, safest for driving and cycling, best place
to raise a family, and No. 1 in the country for reducing harmful emissions by
using alternative fuels and transportation.
Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member of the
National Association of Schools of Music.
Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University is mandating
vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their
vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination
mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site at:
https: // covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for-all-
Tenure/Tenure Track? No
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance may seek full or part time, temporary
Music Instructors to teach Music Theory/Music Composition courses in the music
division, and in administrative roles coordinating special programs.
Applicants are added to the pool list throughout the calendar year. Hiring
decisions are made during the late spring and early summer for fall semester,
during the early fall semester for spring and during the spring semester for
the summer term.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required
for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
Master's degree in Music, with a music theory or composition focus.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Documented teaching experience at the college or university level.
PhD in Music, with a music theory or composition focus.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application procedure: submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional
references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of
candidates. All materials must be submitted digitally. This pool expires
December 31, 2022. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living
environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this
environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts
background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position
and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender
registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education
verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or
contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and
prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is
free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color,
religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran
status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and
admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The
University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against
employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado
State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and
affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce
and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and
executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The
Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs
and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160,
(970) 491-1715, email@example.com.
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal
Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160,
(970) 491-5836, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the
University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for
Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort
Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, email@example.com.
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil
Rights, Department of Education.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to
have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and
Search Contact Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu
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