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Postby justben » Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:01 am

The position announcement for my vacancy at Ithaca College beginning next fall has been posted. This is a fabulous place to live and work, and I encourage those that are interested to apply.

Department: Music Performance

School/Parent Organization: School of Music

Division: Provost and Educational Affairs Division

Employment Category: Fulltime-Regular

Academic Year: 2017-2018

Anticipated start date: 08/16/2017

Faculty Status: Tenure Eligible, Notice (TE)

Position/Job Summary

The Ithaca College School of Music announces a full-time, tenure-eligible position for a teacher-performer of tuba/euphonium beginning August 2017. Applicant must demonstrate excellence as a teacher of tuba/euphonium at the college level and demonstrate excellence in performance as a solo, orchestral and chamber music artist. Primary responsibilities will include teaching weekly lessons for both undergraduate and graduate students, coaching chamber music, teaching a weekly repertory class for tuba/euphonium majors, teaching tuba/euphonium methods to music education majors, and active participation in student recruitment. Teaching in other supporting areas such as, but not limited to, music history, music theory/composition, jazz or contemporary styles, entrepreneurship or music business, music technology, or creative arts liberal arts courses including first year seminars (ICSM) is required.

Position/Job Qualifications
Master's degree with collegiate-level teaching experience required. The chosen candidate will be expected to work effectively with faculty colleagues, serve on various School of Music and College committees, and establish ongoing professional activity as a recitalist and chamber music performer.

Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter and a link to an audio, video or digital recording of representative works. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by April 2, 2017.

Work authorization:
Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position

College description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
Dr. Justin Benavidez
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Re: Ithaca College

Postby Tubaman2365 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:26 am

Does anyone know if this position has been filled?
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Re: Ithaca College

Postby Douglas » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:16 pm

There was no one selected for the position.
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