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Lecturer of Music

Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Job Title: Lecturer of Music
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 267808
About Us
Georgia Southwestern State University - a four-year institution - cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master's and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.
Job Summary
The Bachelor of Arts in Music program at Georgia Southwestern State University has a rich history of providing a student-centered curriculum with graduates pursing teaching and performance opportunities throughout the region. Housed in the Department of Music, Communication & Emerging Media, the program is known for its commitment to providing a comprehensive music education curriculum that embraces diverse genres, styles, and cultural influences. Students are able to choose from a variety of majors, minors, and certificates to fit their talents and interests and have the opportunity to engage with a wide range of courses, covering areas such as music theory and history, music education and performing arts, to popular music and theater productions.

Responsibilities Deliver a variety of courses in the Music program, including music appreciation, music history, music theory and/or popular music. Other courses may include instrumental techniques, and applied music (brass, woodwinds, or percussion), according to interest and departmental needs.

Actively engage in research and scholarly activities to contribute to the academic excellence of the department.

Provide dedicated advising and mentorship to students as assigned, fostering their academic and professional growth.

Demonstrate a strong commitment to service through active participation in departmental, University, and professional activities.

Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and Administration.

Required Qualifications Doctorate (preferred) or Masters (required) in Music or Music Education by the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications Experience teaching courses in Music Appreciation, Music Theory, and Music History.

Experience collaborating across disciplines.

Experience coordinating students in experiential learning opportunities, internships, and High Impact Practices (HIPs).

Proposed Salary
$40,000 - $45,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Documents to Attach Cover letter


Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness (if available).

Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) for application.

Contact information for three professional references.

Contact Information
If you have questions about the position, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Alwen Yeung, Senior Lecturer of Music at

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.

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