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Teaching Specialist Continuous recruitment

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Duluth
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for Job Job ID 343258
Location Duluth
Job Family Education-General
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Job Code 9754
Employee Class Acad Prof and Admin
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About the Job

The University of Minnesota Duluth Fine Arts Academy seeks to develop a pool of candidates for part-time Teaching Specialists to teach non-collegiate level music lessons and/or group classes. The Fine Arts Academy receives applications on a continuous basis with part-time appointments filled as required by the needs of the department. Duties may include teaching music lessons to children in grades K-12 and adults; coaching students for studio recitals, maintaining student rosters, scheduling lessons and classes, attending staff meetings, and occasional community performances; teaching music classes to children of all levels and abilities; or teaching music and movement classes to young children.

Bachelor's degree in music from a regionally accredited institution; a minimum of two years demonstrated success and experience teaching early childhood music and/or K-12 music education classes and/or music lessons at the K-12 level; evidence of successful professional experience at a regional level; evidence of effective written communication skills as demonstrated within letter of application; written teaching philosophy statement and statement of ability to support the University's commitment of equity and diversity. Preferred qualifications include:
Master's degree in music from a regionally accredited institution; five years demonstrated success and experience teaching music courses and/or music lessons at the K-12 level; evidence of successful professional experience in music at the state and/or national level, demonstrated evidence of effective teaching and communication skills, a record of successful oral and interpersonal skills, and proven ability to support the University's commitment to equity and diversity.
About the Department

The Fine Arts Academy Mission is to deepen the lives of its students and enrich the communities it serves through programs centered in arts education and engagement. A unit of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the Academy is a non-degree granting department serving students of all ages and levels. The Fine Arts Academy is a certified member of the National Guild to Community Arts Education and its music programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online at http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and search for job opening 343258. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Complete applications will include:

  • A letter of application indicting area of specialization
  • Curriculum vitae/professional resume
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Statement of ability to support University's commitment to equity and diversity
  • Names, postal addresses and phone number of three professional references
  • Unoffical transcript of highest degree Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. Send unofficial transcript to Kathy Neff, 31 West College St., room 105A, Duluth MN 55812. A high quality sound file or video of recent solo performances may be required at a later date as related to the position. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

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