Working Title Jazz Studies Instructors - Open Pool 2021
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202000264F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $44,000-$46,000 9-month base salary
(prorated for part-time work)
Position Type Faculty
Description of Work Unit
The School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) has 41 tenured and
tenure-track faculty as well as 53 adjunct faculty.
The University Center for the Arts is a nationally recognized
state-of the art 350,000 square foot facility, that includes a
550-seat concert hall, a 275-seat organ and chamber music recital
hall, a 320-seat thrust theatre, a 100-seat black box theatre, a
200-seat dance theatre, dedicated rehearsal, production and
research spaces, along with classrooms, labs and practice
Colorado State University (CSU) is a land grant institution with
a student enrollment of approximately 35,000 students in over 150
programs, and a faculty numbering 1,900. The College of Liberal
Arts, within which the school is located, is the largest college in
CSU is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a beautiful city of
approximately 175,000 located in the foothills of the Rocky
Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver. MarketWatch has listed Fort
Collins as the "No. 1 Best Place to Live in America in 2020."
Additionally, Fort Collins is in America's top ten for best
performing city, safest for driving and cycling, best place to
raise a family, and No. 1 in the country for reducing harmful
emissions by using alternative fuels and transportation.
Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member
of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Tenure/Tenure Track? No
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2021
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance seeks full time or part
time, temporary Music Instructors to teach Jazz Studies courses in
the music division, and in administrative roles coordinating
Applicants are added to the pool list throughout the calendar
year. Hiring decisions are made during the late spring and early
summer for fall semester, during the early fall semester for spring
and during the spring semester for the summer term.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background
Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Music, with a jazz focus (performance,
composition, arranging), plus five years of significant
professional jazz performance, arranging, and/or experience,
depending on the course being taught at CSU.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Documented teaching experience at the college or university
Master's degree in Music, with a performance or jazz
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application procedure: submit a cover letter, resume, and three
professional references. References will not be contacted without
prior notification of candidates. All materials must be submitted
This pool expires December 31, 2021. Individuals wishing to be
considered beyond this date must reapply.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study,
work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and
students. To support this environment and comply with applicable
laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of
background check conducted varies by position and can include, but
is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor
vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification.
Background checks will be conducted when required by law or
contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is
reasonable and prudent to do so.
Colorado State University is committed to providing an
environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based
on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry,
sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and
will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against
employees or applicants because they have inquired about,
discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another
employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal
opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully
committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all
Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders
regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of
Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu/) is located in 101
The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for
Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services
Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for
Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services
Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are
expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment
to diversity and inclusion.
Search Contact Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu
Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3
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+ Cover Letter