Associate/Full Professor, Program Director for Music Management/Music Industry Studies
Position Description: The University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music seeks a full-time, tenure-track Associate/Full Professor to serve as Program Director in the area of Music Management/Music Industry Studies. The successful candidate will teach and develop undergraduate courses in varied music business topics relevant to today's industry, as well as administer the program which includes recruiting, hiring and training adjunct faculty to supplement the other two full time faculty who serve the program. The selected candidate will develop and maintain strong relationships with for-profit and/or not-for-profit music industry employers in California to foster music business internship placements as well as ongoing mentoring programs for students. The candidate will be familiar with current and emerging music business strategies and practices including software platforms, distribution, and revenue models associated with music business and music industry fields. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to engage in curriculum updating and development, provide support for program growth, inspire, motivate and advise students, maintain an active and successful recruitment and retention program, and demonstrate an unflagging commitment to inclusion in all of its forms.
This faculty member will be available for student access and inquiry throughout each term via an appropriate schedule of published office hours. They will also participate in service to the unit, University and the discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active career in research and publication as part of their appointment in order to be considered for tenure. The appointment will begin Fall of 2020.
As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, Pacific's Conservatory values a diverse faculty and staff.
Basic Qualifications: An earned masters degree, or the equivalent in professional experience, in a field allied with music management and music industry fields.
Additional Qualifications: Collegiate level teaching in the field; an advanced degree in music industry or a related field; documented experience in entrepreneurial activity or business innovation; publication in the field; recruiting and training adjunct faculty in the field; service/recognition to or from institutions or trade associations related to the music industry.
Physical Requirements: Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Special Instructions: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of reference from associates which include statements supporting the candidates fit for the position; and contact information for two additional references whom may be contacted by the search committee.
Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and additional documentation or recommendations. Review of applications will begin on 12/15/19, and will continue until the position is filled.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.