Music Management and Music Industry Studies Lecturer
Position Description: The University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music seeks a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer for the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful candidate will teach courses including Introduction to the Music Industry, Artist Management, Intro to Music Industry Technology, Independent Record Label Operations, Performing Arts Administration, Concert Promotion, Music Industry Careers or other courses depending on program needs. The candidate will be familiar with current music business strategies and practices including software platforms and equipment associated with music business and music technology fields. In addition, the successful candidate will utilize their industry connections to invite guest speakers to campus and arrange off campus field trips when possible for students. Faculty member will assist in student recruiting and retention activities and demonstrate an unflagging commitment to supporting student success for an increasingly diverse student population.
This faculty member will be available for student access and inquiry throughout each term via an appropriate schedule of published office hours. The appointment will begin Fall of 2020 and conclude in May of 2021.
As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, Pacific's Conservatory values a diverse faculty and staff.
Basic Qualifications: The selected candidate will have either a graduate degree in music industry or a related field or the equivalent to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Additional Qualifications: Collegiate level teaching in the 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: Frequent sitting and computer use. Occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling and use of phone. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs. Work Environment/Work Week/Travel Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Work performed during standard business hours between 8AM and 5PM. Occasional overtime required to meet critical business deadlines. May require some nights and weekends
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. A review of the applications will begin as soon and they are received. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates who apply by December 1, 2019 will be given first consideration. Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and additional documentation or recommendations.
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.