Department of Music Instructor, Field and Clinical Placement Coordinator
University of Indianapolis
September 10, 2018
Faculty - Entry Level
Department of Music
University of Indianapolis
The Department of Music Instructor, Field and ClinicalPlacementCoordinator is responsible to work in collaboration with the Department Chair and Music Therapy and Music Education Program Directors to coordinate all field experiences and/or clinical site placements; teach entry level courses within the major and additional music specific courses based on department need, communicate with cooperating teachers, practicum facilitators, faculty, and students regarding practicum and/or clinical experiences; observe students in field placements, evaluate cooperating teacher and/or practicum facilitator performance and records; and organize, promote, and facilitate practicum work, external partnerships, and other initiatives, and facilitate and oversee through coursework and beyond the teacher performance assessment (edTPA) process for music teacher candidates at University of Indianapolis. This position reports to the Department of Music Chair.
Qualifications: In order to be considered, applicants must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Music Therapy or Music Therapy Equivalency, a Master’s degree (preferably in Education and/or Music Therapy), and a minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience. Additionally, candidates must be board certified Music Therapists.
This individual must have effective and dynamic communication skills and the ability to represent the Music Therapy and Music Education programs on- and off-campus including interactions with high-profile music, music education and healthcare personnel, student practicum and internship supervisors/cooperating teachers, university supervisors, and visiting scholars/artists; possess strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks, prioritize, and set and meet deadlines; ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative; and have knowledge of technology applications required to support office and classroom operations, Department public relations (including text and creative design of flyers/brochures, etc.), communications, database management; and commitment to the advancement of higher education and to confidentiality
A unit within the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences, the Music Department enrolls 90-100 majors with degree programs in music education, performance, and music (with available concentrations in jazz studies, music business, music technology and recording, theory/composition, and church music). The department is housed in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, which features a 500-seat Viennese style performance hall, computer lab, recording studio, rehearsal rooms, classrooms, studios, and practice rooms. Over 100 performances are presented by the Music Department during the school year.
To view the complete job posting and to apply electronically, visit hrjobs.uindy.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.
The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, creed, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.
Internal Number: 237755
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