Limited Term Lecturer in Music Therapy and Clinical Coordinator Job at Jobelephant.com, Inc., Milledgeville, GA

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  • Jobelephant.com, Inc.
  • Milledgeville, GA

Job Description

Limited Term Lecturer in Music Therapy and Clinical Coordinator

Job ID: 272409
Location: Georgia College & State Univ
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us


Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is the state's designated public liberal arts university, where students learn the essential skills to compete in a fast-paced and technology-driven global society. The university prepares students for successful careers, leadership in communities, problem solving and life-long learning through personalized attention in a residential setting with opportunities for a variety of transformational experiences through its award-winning, high-impact practices. One of only three selective universities within the University System of Georgia and a top 10 ranked public university in the Southeast, GCSU offers undergraduate degrees in more than 40 majors, 34 graduate programs, doctorates in education and nursing, professional certificates and continuing education programs.

As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), GCSU is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values academic preeminence, interdisciplinary inquiry and an inclusive learning community. GCSU enjoys a strong reputation for academic excellence and nationally ranked programs according to US News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Colleges of Distinction - among other ranking sources.

Georgia College & State University takes great pride in combining the educational experience of a private liberal arts college with the affordability of a public university. Faculty and staff are dedicated to student engagement and experiential learning through high-impact practices such as internships, service- and community-based learning, diversity, study abroad opportunities, mentored undergraduate research and a capstone project that fosters intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry and critical thinking.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, and only 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O'Connor, '45, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O'Connor's former home, Andalusia, now owned by the university. Milledgeville is located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville - Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.

Georgia College & State University is committed to protecting academic freedom in addition to supporting the freedom of expression as outlined in the University System of Georgia's Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom policy and its Ethics Code of Conduct . For more information, visit us online at gcsu.edu.

Department Information


The Department of Music offers a wide range of opportunities for students to master the principles, skills and techniques necessary to be successful in the performing arts, music education, music therapy and other music fields.

We seek highly motivated individuals to teach, music education, research, and engaged learning within the context of a strong liberal arts environment emphasizing global engagement.

Job Summary


Georgia College & State University seeks a candidate with the enthusiasm, skills, and demonstrated ability to establish and grow a stellar music therapy program at one of the nation's top public liberal arts universities. We seek a highly motivated individual who will contribute to a learning environment with a talented student body. The successful candidate will serve as a faculty member and Clinical Coordinator of the undergraduate and equivalency master's programs. The candidate will also manage, oversee, and service the daily operations of our on-campus music therapy clinic, off-campus contracts, and local partners. The position includes coordination and supervision responsibilities related to practicum, fieldwork, and internships. The candidate will teach assigned courses dependent on the needs of the music therapy program and the qualifications and interests of the applicant. The job includes teaching, clinical and student supervision, and some administrative duties.

Responsibilities


Faculty - Teaching/Instructing -
- Teach courses in areas of expertise and departmental need in the undergraduate and graduate music therapy program
- Mentor students
- Supervise music therapy students in clinical contexts

Faculty - Service to Institution -
Service may include work at any level within the institution and may include a balance of professional and non-professional community service. The majority of contributions in this area will be departmental service. Examples include but are not limited to the following:
- Support departmental programs and efforts at recruiting majors
- Serve as a member or officer on departmental, college, and university committees
- Develop and/or participate in special programs or projects
- Attend and encourage students to attend co-curricular activities organized by the department

Faculty - Professional Development -
Scholarship of teaching and learning is especially valued. Some examples of professional development activities include the following:
- Attend conferences
- Present at professional meetings
- Apply for grants
- Participate in professional organizations
- Publish in appropriate venues

Other Duties and Responsibilities -
- Maintain clinical documentation as Dutton clinical training records
- Promote and market individual and group services to generate contracts
- Conduct initial music therapy assessments for referrals
- Facilitate individual and group sessions with client centered, measurable goals, and process with student observers
- Maintain standard data gathering techniques during all phases of clinical processing, including assessment therapy and evaluation
- Adhere to established clinical documentation standards in a timely fashion
- Consult and work together with music therapy faculty to ensure that students are meeting clinical competencies in a consistent manner towards preparedness for full time internship placements
- Network, develop, and maintain contracts with relevant facilities
- Maintain MT-BC Georgia Music Therapy License and liability insurance
- Administrate clinical practicum and internship placements
- Administrate the Georgia College & State University music therapy clinic
- Provide clinical music therapy services to clients
- Supervise music therapy practicum students and interns
- Develop and maintain relationships with local music therapists and clinical training facilities

Faculty - Clinical Supervision -
- Assist and work together with Music Therapy faculty to ensure that students are meeting clinical competencies in a consistent manner towards preparedness for full-time internship placements
- Maintain MT-BC, Georgia Music Therapy License, and liability insurance
- Supervise music therapy practicum students and interns

Required Qualifications


Educational Requirements
The successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Documented experience providing music therapy services in a K-12 public school setting.
- Master of Music in Music Therapy, Master of Music Therapy, or Master of Science in Music Therapy
- Board Certified-Music Therapist (MT-BC) with at least three years of full-time music therapy clinical experience (or equivalent)

Required Experience
- Georgia Music Therapy License in good standing by August 1, 2024
- At least three years of supervisory experience with undergraduate music therapy fieldwork students and interns
- Demonstrated mastery of all professional competencies in music therapy
- Effective interpersonal communication, advocacy, and collaboration skills
- Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 ( -faculty credentials)

Preferred Qualifications


Preferred Educational Qualifications
- Ph.D. in Music Education with an emphasis in music therapy, or comparable doctoral degree in Music Therapy (or A.B.D.)
- Five or more years, full-time clinical experience in music therapy (or equivalent)
- Teaching experience in music therapy at the university level
- Effectiveness as a music therapy clinician in at least one area of practice, for example, individuals with autism, early childhood, intellectual/developmental disabilities, or physical rehabilitation
- Experience with grant writing and accurately maintaining data and records
- Advanced music therapy certification(s), i.e., NMT, NICU, BM-GIM, etc.
- Strong vocal skills and experience
- Active membership in AMTA

Required Documents to Attach

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • List of References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


ABILITIES
Ability to teach and clinically supervise undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Music Therapy degree programs.
Ability to work with others in service to the University.
All music faculty actively collaborate to participate in recruiting and retaining outstanding students to the music program; actively promote collaborative relationships across the university; advance department, college, and university goals by supporting the academic environment for the students at the university; and perform other duties assigned according to experience, expertise or departmental needs.

USG Core Values


The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at .

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at .

Equal Employment Opportunity


Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by GCSU.

Georgia College & State University is a national award-winning institution in areas of student success and achievement. It strives to achieve excellence in the composition of its community, educational programs, university policies, research and scholarship, campus life, employment practices, extracurricular activities, and community outreach. It is a priority of the university to be a welcoming and inclusive environment so that its campus culture will enhance the ability of its community members to succeed in their endeavors, to be respected as individuals, and to feel a sense of belonging. Please visit Equal Employment Opportunity for more information.

Other Information


This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Education Verification

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