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Instructor of Music - Commercial Music Coordinator/MIS Chair

Posted: 03/24/2024

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY invites candidates to apply for a full-time faculty position as Coordinator of the Commercial Music Program and Chair of Music Industry Studies (MIS). Rank and eligibility for tenure based on credentials and experience. Terminal degree preferred; post-secondary teaching experience required. Professional experience in one or more areas associated with commercial music is expected, including but not limited to accomplishments in songwriting, arranging, performing, and/or audio production. Administrative responsibilities encompass oversight of the MIS area, comprised of commercial music and music business programs.

The successful candidate will:

  •  assume administrative oversight for entire MIS area–course scheduling, curricular development, assessment, accreditation, staffing, special events
  • coordinate all aspects of the commercial music program in concert with music business and recording technology programs
  • be a catalyst for self-discovery and learning through student advisement, curation of project-based work, collaboration, and professional modelling
  • demonstrate evidence of networking, entrepreneurship, and job placement potential
  • teach core classes in the commercial music area
    • MC220 Studio Pressure Night
    • MC303 Project Studio
    • MC408 Songwriting
    • MC431 Production Capstone
  • teach courses in adjacent areas of study
  • actively engage in student recruitment
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