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Job Title: Lecturer of Bands and Assistant Director of Bands
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular...
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 268959
About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. For more information, visit https://kennesaw.edu.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.
Department Information

Serving over 250 music majors and 1600 non-majors, the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music is a dynamic and inclusive community of learners within the College of the Arts at KSU, the 3rd largest public university in the University System of Georgia. The Bailey School of Music offers undergraduate degrees in performance (instrumental, vocal, and jazz), music theory, composition, and music education, as well as a music minor. KSU is an R2 institution located in the north metro Atlanta suburbs with easy access to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and all the world-class arts and cultural events that this vibrant area has to offer. Please visit our Bailey School of Music Website for more information.
Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position as Lecturer of Bands and Assistant Director of Bands in the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music with a preferred start date of August 2024. This is a nine-month contracted position.

A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the university, department and/or discipline is expected of all non-tenure track faculty. Responsibilities include:
• Teaching undergraduate courses in band, music and music education, including possible supervision of student teachers.
• Serving as the Assistant Director of Bands and Assistant Director of the Marching Owls (KSU Marching Band). May also include conducting the KSU Wind Symphony and/or University Band and directing or assisting with the Basketball Band.
• Service to Department/College/University/professional community is expected.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications
• A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Music or Music Education is required.
• Evidence of experience and excellence in K-12 teaching (marching and/or concert band)
• Evidence of experience creating and writing marching band drills

Preferred Qualifications
• Doctoral degree, or the foreign equivalent, in music (ABD considered)
• Evidence of experience and excellence in collegiate teaching (GA/TA experience may be considered)
• Evidence of experience in collegiate or high school education directing marching band and concert band
• Evidence of recruiting experience and excellent organizational skills

Required Documents to Attach
• CV
• Cover Letter
• Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
• Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references
• Link to video of Marching Band show written/designed by applicant (Upload as Additional Documents)
• Link to video (maximum length: 20 minutes) with conductor camera view of a concert ensemble rehearsal or performance (Upload as Additional Documents)
• Statement of teaching philosophy and how you will advance student success at KSU

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, please apply by March 27, 2024.
Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Julia Bullard, Interim Director, Bailey School of Music, jbulla28@kennesaw.edu.

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.

For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202, eeo@kennesaw.edu, or by making a report at the following website: https://diversity-kennesaw-advocategme.symplicity.com/public_report/index.php/pid734945.

Background Check

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.
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