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Assistant Professor in Music Education

Department Music
Salary D.O.E.
City, State Talladega, AL
Education: Ph.D. in Music Education with instrument emphasis preferred
Type Full-Time
Experience: See Qualifications Below
Contact Email brhoden@talladega.edu
Contact Name Talladega College Office of Human Resources

Job Summary

The Department of Music at Talladega College seeks a qualified tenure-track Assistant Professor in Music Education to develop and coordinate undergraduate music education program. The position is for nine-months, reporting to the Chair of Music Department, and serving as liaison with the Education division. Position Starting Date: August, 2020.

  • Successful music teaching experience in college and school at K-12 levels.
  • Extensive knowledge to prepare music education majors for the Praxis Test to acquire teacher’s license.
  • Ability to teach music education courses including foundations of music education, elementary and middle school methods, and pedagogies classes (Orff Schulwerk, Kodaly, Dalcroze, Suzuki, Edwin Gordons music learning theory, Laban, and Phyllis Weikart).and topics in music technology, professional issues, copyright laws, and confidentiality.
  • Capacity to teach courses in applied instruments, winds and percussion, wind ensemble literature, orchestration, instrumental ensemble, counterpoint, and other courses as needed.
  • Experience in conducting instrument ensemble.
  • Ability to use and teach classroom technology and instructional software.
  • Knowledge of current trends and issues in music education, state accreditation requirements, and the music standards in the National Cores Arts Standards.
  • Supervising student teaching of Music Education majors.
  • Maintaining professional activities as a teacher/performer/conductor.
  • Commitment to quality teaching, motivating students for learning success, cultural diversity, student centered service, and positive advisement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, strong work ethics, enthusiasm to develop music education program, strong communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Participates in student advising, academic affairs, student recruitment, committee work, and other duties as assigned by the Chair of Music, and the Dean of Fines Arts and Humanity based on the candidate's strengths and departmental needs.
  • Ph.D. in Music Education with instrument emphasis preferred.
  • Evidence of professional activities in organizations in music education, such as National Association for Music Education, or other professional organization.
  • Ability to teach courses in music industry, music recording, and music entrepreneurship.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and database research.
Application Process:
  • Required: (1) an application letter demonstrating interest and qualification, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) Talladega College employment application, (4) transcripts of all degrees, (5) contact information of four professional references.
  • Optional: teaching and performance videos or recordings.
  • Selected candidates will be required to submit letters of recommendations and background check.

Questions concerning the position will be sent to Chair of Music Department at mhwang@talladega.edu. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. All application materials should be sent to: brhoden@talladega.eduor mailed to: Human Resources, Talladega College, 627 W. Battle Street, Talladega, AL 35160.





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The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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