Performing & Visual Arts Instructor (Lecturer)
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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month
Location: Richland Center
Categories: Health & Human Performance
The UW-Platteville Richland Music program is looking for a dynamic part-time
(33.325%) instructor in the Performing and Visual Arts department to direct
the combined Richland branch campus and community band and choir.
The salary for this position is: $6600/semester.
The primary duty will be to teach/direct MUSIC 1610 Concert Bands and MUSIC
1710 Choir, which are freshman/sophomore level music performance courses
combined with community volunteers. Concert Band meets twice a week for 75
minutes each with students and adds/replaces time later in the semester for
rehearsals with the community members. Choir meets for a total of 110 minutes
a week, which can be scheduled at the same time for students and community.
The schedule currently has afternoon sessions with students but can be changed
to evenings, if needed. The courses should culminate into a public concert
performance held near the end of the semester.
The position will be responsible for the oversight of music equipment and
supplies, choosing the music, and the set-up/take-down of staging for concert
rehearsals and performances, including but not limited to setting up risers,
shells, stands, seats, larger instruments, lighting, programs, and ticket
In addition, the instructor should hold appropriate office hours and perform
required course administration, including development of a syllabus, grading,
assessment, and report tasks.
What You'll Need to Succeed:
The candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Music or
equivalent, with experience teaching at the university level and/or experience
directing a band or choir. A Master's degree, Master of Fine Arts, and/or PhD
To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to all required
Why It's Great to be a Pioneer:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in
42 baccalaureate and 9 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths
in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture,
criminal justice, and business. The campus is 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
Take a virtual tour of our campus!
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Richland, is located in Richland
Center, the birthplace of Frank Lloyd Wright. An intimate community of more
than 5000, Richland Center is situated midway between Madison and LaCrosse.
Located in the driftless region, the area boasts an outstanding natural
environment. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical
and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant
businesses and industries.
To ensure full consideration applications must be submitted through our online
applicant portal. Applications are due February 10, 2022 will be reviewed
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 curriculum vitae
Unofficial copies of all college level transcripts (official transcripts
will be later required if offered the position)
Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for
three professional references familiar with the applicant's academic
career and teaching experience.
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. As a member of the
campus community for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, it is essential
that you support and foster a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of
outstanding faculty, staff, and students.
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.
Advertised: January 10, 2022 Central Standard Time