Adjunct Positions

Part-time, temporary teaching positions:

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty for Bands and Instrumental Music Education

The Music Program at Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking candidates for a one-semester, part-time position with the bands and instrumental music education program.  The successful candidate will direct the SMSU/Community Concert Band, the SMSU Jazz Ensemble, and the Mustang Pep Band.  They may also be invited to teach the Advanced Instrumental Methods course or applied lessons on a primary instrument.

A Master's degree in Music or Music Education is required.  Doctorate or ABD preferred.  Candidates must have at least three years of middle or high school teaching experience.  Candidates should have experience in all components of a comprehensive band program (concert bands, athletic bands, jazz, and multi-instrument instruction). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position start date is January 3, 2018 and will end May 8, 2018.

Letter of application addressing position qualifications, curriculum vitae and transcripts should be attached to your application.  To apply for this position, please complete the online application process at

Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to:  Dr. John Ginocchio, Music Program Coordinator, Southwest Minnesota State University, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN  56258. Each letter must be accompanied by signed waiver of access.  Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. John Ginocchio at

Please do not send any sample recordings at this time.  These may be requested as the search progresses.

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and is an equal opportunity educator and employer                

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Southwest Minnesota State University is committed to assisting all members of the University community in providing for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the University Public Safety website at

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the University Public Safety Office in the Founders Hall Basement, 1501 State St, Marshall, MN or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 507-537-7252.

The report(s) contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Southwest Minnesota State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Southwest Minnesota State University’s Public Safety

Last Modified: 9/13/17 11:26 AM