University of Texas at San Antonio Department Chair (Music) in San Antonio, Texas
Title of Position Department Chair (Music)
Requisition Number TT20170030P
Department Posting Name Department Chair and Professor of Music
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenured Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Salary commensurate with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? Other-Per Job Description
Preferred Education Doctoral Degree
Field of Study
Earned doctorate in music from an accredited institution of higher education, or equivalent professional experience.
MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? No
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Experience and Other Skills Required
The successful candidate will have significant administrative experience with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and will provide artistic and academic vision and leadership for a dynamic music department.
Provide a significant record of research and scholarship; teaching, publications, and/or creative activity sufficient to meet the criteria for tenure at the rank of full professor at UTSA.
Evidence of successful academic administrative experience.
A significant national scholarly or creative profile is necessary to merit appointment to the Blumberg Professorship in Music.
Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred
Description of Job Duties
The Department of Music at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for the position of Department Chair, at the rank of Full Professorship in Music.
The chair is expected to teach a minimum of one course per semester in the area of his/her expertise and is responsible for the overall administration of the department, including financial planning and development, budget management, mentoring of faculty, supervision of clerical and technical staff, and representing the department within the university, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, and the community.
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration, and innovation are fostered.
Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.
Posting Open Date 10/05/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants
Note 1: A successful application package must include the following doucments:
1. Letter of application (addressed to Gregory Elliott, Chair of the Music Department Search Committee) 2. A full resume/vita 3. The names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three people who will act as references.( the reference providers identified on your application will receive electronic system notification and instructions to upload letters of recommendation at the applicable time in the hiring process )
Note 2: Review of completed applications will commence on October 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Note 3: The appointment is effective fall semester 2018.
Note 4: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
Note 5: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Note 6: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
Note 7: Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.