|Primary Duties and|
undergraduate songwriting courses and participate in academic advising,
scholarly activity, and college and university service.
- Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
- Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
- Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
- Participate in departmental and university committee work.
- Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
- Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
- Participate in a local church and the community.
- Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
- Manage online grading system.
- Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
- Maintain regular office hours.
- The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
|Required Qualifications:||Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. |
knowledge of commercial songwriting.
and experience in other aspects of the entertainment and music business
specifically music publishing and production.
Skills and Abilities:
to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
in the use of computers and Internet resources.
to learn relevant sections of Belmont University's online integrated database
systems for student records management.
to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational
institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and
to engage with the music and entertainment industries.
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|Required Education||Masters degree preferred. Well-qualified applicants with Bachelors degree in a related discipline with progress toward and demonstrated intent to pursue a Masters degree may be
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|Required Experience||5 to 10 years experience as a professional songwriter is required.
Preference will be given to candidates with major, independent,
viral or streaming equivalent success (Spotify, YouTube, etc.) as
well as charted songs in Billboard, iTunes, etc. Priority will be
given to applicants with industry honors e.g., Grammy, CMA,
ACM, Dove, IBMA, Dove, Novello, Juno, CCMA, Stellar, Emmy, etc. Teaching experience is preferred but not required.