Assistant Professor (Piano)

Position ID: 38775
Valdosta State University
College of the Arts
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 
General Summary of Responsibilities

Teaching studio piano, class piano, and piano pedagogy; working as collaborative pianist with faculty, guest artists and students; recruiting for piano area; service to the department, College and University; and other duties as assigned.

For more information contact Dr. Farwell, Department Head, via email or phone 229-333-5804.

Required Qualifications

A completed doctorate degree in piano performance or piano pedagogy in hand by appointment date, evidence of accomplishment as a professional performer and collaborative artist, and college teaching experience.

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship.

A commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications  
Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.

Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.

Position Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time, fully benefited (30+ hours)
Standard Hours 40
Compliance Requirements

Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.

Position Requires a Criminal Background Check.

Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

Essential Duties of the Position

The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Teaching in applied piano area and piano pedagogy.

Percentage Of Time 80
Job Duty

Scholarship and service

Percentage Of Time 10
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Keyboard Instruments (piano/organ or related)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 2, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Farwell, Head,
Phone Number: 
(229) 333-5804
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II