Detailed Job Description
The faculty member will teach undergraduate coursework and maintain a professional career as a composer, arranger, producer, and performer. Teaching assignments will include courses in film scoring, composition, scoring and arranging, studio arranging and producing, and other areas depending on the candidate's expertise and needs of the department. Further, the faculty member will advise undergraduate students, serve on committees, and perform other appropriate university and professional service. A focus on student success is essential and includes motivating students to excel and assisting them with professional career placement or graduate studies.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college, university, or conservatory is required. Master's degree preferred. Extensive experience within the music industry as a composer, arranger, producer and performer.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
-Significant professional experience within the music industry as a composer, arranger, and producer.
-Experience as a performing musician in live and studio venues.
-Experience with Pro Tools and other standard digital audio workstation systems.
-Ability to engage students in learning opportunities on campus and in the community.
-Skills in assisting counselors and department chairs in maintaining an effective program.
-Ability to communicate (written and oral) with a wide variety of students, faculty, and others.
-Ability to supervise students.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants should submit five current references. After first screening, applicants are required to provide transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (if available), a score, and a CD or DVD of professional work from within the past three years.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.