Associate/Full Professor of Music and Department Chair of Music
North Central College
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Internal Number: 8895
The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks candidates at the rank of advanced Associate or Full Professor to serve as Department Chair, beginning August 1, 2022. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in music (PhD, DMA, or EdD). Preferred areas of specialization include, but are not limited to: Music Education, Jazz Studies, Orchestral Conducting, or Music Industry.
The successful candidate will have an established and ongoing record of academic achievement; evidence of effective leadership of faculty; and a commitment to ensuring programs thrive while joining departmental goals with the College's strategic plan. The Department of Music offers BA degrees in Music, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Instrumental Performance, Vocal Performance, Piano Performance, and the BME. degree in Choral Music Education and Instrumental Music Education. The Department of Music also offers multiple student performing opportunities in choral music, wind band, orchestra, jazz, and chamber music. The Chair will supervise the department budget, curriculum, class scheduling, and music facility-related issues. We are especially interested in candidates who seek to contribute to and provide leadership for our new Race and Ethnic Studies minor.
We value diversity and are committed to social justice, equity, and inclusiveness. Experience working with diverse student populations or communities will be weighed in a candidate's favor.
Founded in 1861, North Central College is a nationally recognized institution of about 3000 students, located in Naperville, IL, a thriving suburb just west of Chicago. The College is in a period of growth with the addition of a $60 million Science Center opened in March 2017. North Central College is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: http://www.noctrl.edu. North Central College is an EEO Employer.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references with contact information in an electronic format https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/8897 For further information, please email Dr. Jonathon Kirk, Chair, Department/Search Committee, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Organization Type: Higher Education Institution