Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University

Music Temporary Faculty Pool - Mansfield Campus

United States

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Position Information

Posting Number F0858

Position Title Music Temporary Faculty Pool - Mansfield Campus Department Music, Theatre, and Dance Bargaining Unit APSCUF FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Full-time/ Part-time Part-time If Part-time, specify percentage Temporary/ Permanent Temporary Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track Position Salary Per Collective Bargaining Agreement Anticipated Start Date Fall 2023 Anticipated End Date n/a Work Hours Other Benefits

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education provides a comprehensive package of employer benefits to eligible employees and their enrolled dependent(s), which include:

  • Medical and prescription drug benefits.
  • Generous retirement plans, two options:

  • Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP)
  • State Employees' Retirement System (SERS)
  • Tuition benefits for employees and dependents.

  • Paid time off.
  • Employer-paid dental and vision benefits.
  • Employer-paid life insurance.
  • Voluntary insurances and additional retirement programs.
  • Specific benefits may vary based upon university, employee group and/or collective bargaining unit. Visit: https:// www. passhe.edu/inside/HR/syshr/healthcare/Pages/Summary-of- Benefits.aspx for additional information regarding benefits.

    To be eligible for most benefits, you must be a permanent, full-time employee (including temporary, full-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) or a permanent, part-time employee (including temporary, part-time faculty with at least an academic year contract) who is scheduled to work every pay period for at least 50% of full-time hours.

    Position Summary Information

    Job Description Summary

    The department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Commonwealth University – Mansfield seeks applicants for anticipated temporary full-time one semester, part-time one semester and/or part-time academic year, instructor positions as they arise beginning with the Fall 2023 semester.

    Essential Duties Specific Duties

    The most frequent needs of the Department include:

  • Applied Music Instructors (private lessons and weekly studio class)
  • Music Student Teacher Supervisors
  • Anticipated needs for the 2023-2024 academic year include:

  • Music Education Coordinator (part-time)
  • Anticipated courses include General Music Methods, Foundations of Music Education, Music Student Teacher Professional Seminar
  • Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

    Minimum Requirements:

    Applied Music Instructor Position

  • Master's degree in music discipline
  • Record of performance and pedagogy experience
  • Music Student Teacher Supervision Position

  • Master's degree in education
  • Music teaching experience
  • Music Education Coordinator Position

  • Master's degree in education
  • Music teaching experience
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Applied Music Instructor Position

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach, evaluate, and advise students
  • Extensive knowledge of appropriate pedagogy and literature
  • Additional education
  • Ability to teach other coursework
  • Music Student Teacher Supervision Position

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach, evaluate, and advise students
  • Experience working with pre-service music teachers and college students
  • 10 years of music teaching experience
  • Music Education Coordinator Position

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to teach, evaluate, and advise students
  • Experience working with pre-service music teachers and college students
  • 10 years of music teaching experience
  • Experience teaching college level coursework
  • Experience teaching General Music Methods courses, including experience with traditional music teaching methods (Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, etc.)
  • Physical Demands

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/11/2023

    Close Date Special Instructions for Applicants

    Application materials include a cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The positions will remain open until filled.

    Finalist(s) for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process as judged by the department faculty.

    Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.

    Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background.

    Completing this search is contingent upon student enrollment and available funding.

    Background Clearances

    In accordance with Act 153 of 2014 (HB 435), appointment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Act 34, Pennsylvania Criminal Record Clearance; Act 151, Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks.

    Appointment is provisional provided the “Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification Form” and verification of your three background checks are returned to the Human Resource office prior to your hire date.

    Diversity Statement

    At Commonwealth University we recognize our responsibility to continuously support a living, learning, and working environment that values the diverse contributions from all members of our campus community. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion enriches our campus community and is instrumental to our institutional success. Commonwealth University strives to cultivate a campus climate that allows all members to embrace diversity, equity and inclusion as we achieve success both in and out of the classroom, in our work responsibilities, and in our professional lives beyond Commonwealth University. We uphold our commitment to DEI by: • Actively supporting and promoting the intellectual and personal growth of our students, inside and outside of the classroom. • Providing workshops, trainings, programs designed to broaden the knowledge and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion within our campus community. • Ensuring that all learning and living environments throughout our campus are welcoming and capable of serving all individuals.

    Title IX/Clery

    The University prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability in any decision regarding admissions, employment, or participation in a University program or activity in accordance with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local non-discrimination and equal opportunity laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.

    The University also complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Title IX prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. VAWA imposes additional duties on universities and colleges to investigate and respond to reports of sexual assault, stalking, and dating or domestic violence, and to publish policies and procedures related to the way these reports are handled. The University has designated the Title IX Coordinator (Jennifer Raup, Elwell Hall, ORL, 570-389-4808, [email protected] or [email protected]), to coordinate the University's compliance with Title IX and VAWA and to respond to reports of violations. The University has directed the Police Department to coordinate the University's compliance with the VAWA-related Clery reporting requirements. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East – Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.

    About Commonwealth University of PA Quick Link https: // jobs.lhup.edu/postings/6495

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • I am interested in being considered for (please check all that apply):
  • Applied Music Positions
  • Music Teacher Supervision Positions
  • Music Education Coordinator Positions
  • What is your highest earned degree(s) and what area of concentration is/are your degree(s)?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a PASSHE faculty member with rights under Article 29 of the agreement between APSCUF and PASSHE?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Can you perform the essential duties of this position with or without accommodations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Music Temporary Faculty Pool - Mansfield Campus


    Lock Haven University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Lecturer,Associate Professor/Professor


    Arts and Culture,Education

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