Applied Harp Part-Time Lecturer (Adjunct Pool) California State University, San Bernardino
Appointment: Part-Time Lecturer (Adjunct Pool)
Area of Specialization: Harp
Effective: September 2019
The Department of Music at California State University, San Bernardino is seeking a part-time instructor for applied harp, at the rank of part-time lecturer, to begin as soon as the department has enrolled harp majors. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and skill sufficient for teaching applied harp students. Desirable experiences and abilities include woodwind ensemble/chamber music coaching, methods and pedagogy classes, as well as instruction in music education, theory, and musicianship courses.
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.
At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
For each applied student assigned, teach 10 half-hour applied lessons per academic quarter in addition to end-of-quarter juries, with additional junior and senior recital courses assigned as needed. Appointment begins with start of Fall 2019 quarter (September 19 - December 7) and may be renewed for Winter 2020 (January 6 - March 21) and Spring 2020 (March 30 - June 13).
Attend beginning of quarter departmental meeting (Thursday, 12:00-1:00 p.m.), teach 7 repertoire classes (Thursdays, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.), and attend end-of-quarter Music Major Recital (Thursday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.).
Attend and assist with scheduling/administrating juries. In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the University's Strategic Plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity. CSUSB's Strategic Plan is available at https://www.csusb.edu/strategic-plan.
Master's degree in Harp Performance required by time of appointment, Doctorate preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with substantial applied harp teaching experience (e.g., college-level applied teaching, large private studio, etc.).
Substantial record of professional orchestral performance desirable.
To apply please submit the following required documents:
1) Curriculum Vitae.
2) Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three referees whom we may contact for letters of recommendation.
3) Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
4) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
5) Two contrasting solo recordings.
All written materials should be submitted electronically in .pdf format, readable in Adobe Reader software, and all audio materials in high-quality .mp3 format. Screening will begin on August 1, 2019 and continue until needs are filled. Finalists will be invited to interview in person on campus. If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2494429
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.