Provide visionary leadership in developing an innovative and comprehensive K-12 music education degree program that incorporates diverse perspectives through single certification in vocal/choral and instrumental tracks
Teach courses in the music education sequence including, but not limited to PK – 12 grade levels, including elementary and secondary music techniques
Supervise and participate in field observation and student teaching courses
Teach in additional areas including, but not limited to Music Technology, Music Theory/Aural Skills, or other areas of expertise based on candidate’s experience and interest
Serves as a dual appointment in the Holland College of Arts and Media and the College of Education, Health, and Human Studies, serving as liaison for the Music Department
Coordinate and participate in advising for Music Education majors within the department
Participate in committee work including departmental, college, and university committees
Maintain an active profile in research and scholarly activity
Maintain visibility in professional organizations related to Music Education
Serve as a liaison and resource to public school music teachers in the region
Ph.D. or ADB (with Ph.D. by August 2021) in Music Education (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.)
Demonstrated evidence of visionary leadership in developing an innovative and comprehensive Music Education program of excellence that incorporates diverse perspectives
Demonstrated experience with vocal/choral and instrumental music education
Certification in one or more of the following: Orff, Kodaly, and/or Dalcroze
Demonstrated field experience supervision
Demonstrated public school teaching experience; minimum of 3 years
Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses, including face-to-face, blended, and online
Demonstrated experience developing choral and instrumental music education curriculum
Demonstrated peer-reviewed research or creative activity
Evidence of effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to participation in professional organizations and mentoring students through such organizations
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2021, and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 7, 2021.
Letter of interest addressing position requirements and how you learned of this position
Current curriculum vita
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Name and contact information of three current references
Recordings (research writing samples, professional presentation videos, etc.) and proof of Orff, Kodaly, and/or Dalcroze certification will be requested at a later date. Please, do not submit them at this time.
Departmental Information: The department of Music includes 16 full time and 6 part time faculty members that serve approximately 150 undergraduate majors, and is located on the River Campus, the only dedicated campus for the Arts in Missouri. The department offers the Bachelor of Music in Performance degree (B. M.), with options in voice, winds, strings, keyboard, guitar, and percussion; the Bachelor of Music Education degree (B.M.E.), in either vocal or instrumental certification; and the Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.), with a major in music. The musical arts flourish at Southeast. The department supports 12 ensembles including orchestra, band, and choral groups. Several small student ensembles and faculty chamber groups further compliment this creative climate. Student soloists compete and perform regularly across the region, and many faculty members maintain active performing schedules.
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, approximately 10,000 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,000. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in a joint doctoral program with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 79,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.
Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching, and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. Recognizing its responsibility for excellence in teaching and student learning, the University supports a wide array of on-and off-campus instructional, research, and public service programs that address the intellectual, professional, personal, social, and cultural needs of its constituent groups. As a multi-purpose institution, the University achieves its educational goals through the offering of degree programs and other learning experiences to its varied constituents. Southeast is an “engaged” university supporting a wide array of research and public service programs that enrich and extend the learning environment. Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide students with high-quality, accessible and affordable educational programs responsive to the needs of the region, the nation, and the world.