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Marching Band Instructor - Open Pool 2021

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number: 202100200F

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$44,000-$46,000 9-month base salary (prorated for part-time work)

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

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 rooms.

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 the University.

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?

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

Position Summary

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance seeks part-time, temporary Marching Band Instructors to teach specialized courses in the music division. Students learn unique choreography for dance performances and competitions to be held in conjunction with CSU's Marching Band performances and/or competitions. The successful candidate will be experienced in Dance Team and Color Guard drills and techniques. Evening and weekend commitments are required. In-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

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

Requirements for this position are prior experience performing and teaching Dance Team and Color Guard drills and techniques

Preferred Job Qualifications

Documented experience working with a Marching Band at the college or university level

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 digitally. 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.

EEO Statement

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 is located in 101 Student Services.

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.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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