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Assistant Professor Of Music: Director Of Instrumental Music And Music Education
The College of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University Texas invites applications for a full-time instructional faculty position in Music at the starting rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August of 2018. The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellence in building musical ensembles, academic teaching, and in developing curriculum for a music education program within the traditional Music major. Applicants must hold or will soon hold a DMA or PhD in conducting or music education, or a related field.
Develop and direct a wind ensemble at Concordia, building the ensemble into one that serves the university's mission and promotes the arts at Concordia.
Oversee instrumental performance adjunct faculty for private instruction and other ensembles (strings, jazz, percussion, and other chamber music).
Develop and direct the Music Education specialization of the Music major in accordance with national standards and comparable programs, in coordination with the College of Education to facilitate teacher EC-12 All Level Music certification.
Maintain an active connection to local and regional high school programs, recruiting students to serve as players in the ensembles as well as music majors.
Teach courses in music pedagogy and instrumental music methods, as well as at least one Core music class (Theory, History, or Technology).
DMA or PhD in conducting or music education (ABD considered).
3 years of secondary (preferred) or other non-collegiate teaching experience with demonstrated ability to build lead on and off the podium, with some collegiate-level conduction strongly preferred.
A passion for engaging students of a variety of ability levels, and an ability to build excellence in beginning ensembles as well as professional-quality players.
Certified in (or highly familiar with) the Texas EC-12 All-Level Music certification, and a knowledge of the TEKS and other requirements for Texas teachers.
A thorough knowledge of current research in music pedagogy.
This position is a regular, full-time instructional faculty position that will be hired into an Initial Level term contract (normally starting with a 2-year term). Thereafter, faculty are eligible for consideration for a modified tenure level appointment and will be assigned the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending upon credentials and experience and eligibility for advancement in rank. Advancement requires a completed terminal degree (DMA or PhD).
This instructional faculty position has an expected annual teaching load of 24 load hours (4+4), which must span at least two academic terms. The successful candidate must possess a commitment to teaching, student learning, and Christian principles. Courses will be assigned in collaboration with the Chair and Dean. A background in music education and directing musical ensembles, procedures, administration, and ethics is required. Experience teaching music at the secondary or elementary level is desirable. Concordia expects a high level of quality interaction between students and faculty as part of its definition of teaching excellence.
Full-time faculty are expected to communicate regularly with other instructors; serve on university committees; attend School, College, and Faculty meetings; advise and interact with students; and participate in commencement ceremonies and other official events of the institution. Faculty members are expected to continually work to enrich their teaching strategies and be available for development and administrative projects during the summer. Full-time faculty are expected to maintain effective academic advising and regular office hours and are expected to be an active member of the university community, which includes attendance and participation in students' extracurricular events such as concerts, athletic events, art shows, etc. All faculty are expected to embrace the distinctives of Lutheran higher education that underpin the university's commitment to the mission of "developing Christian leaders."
In addition to the required teaching load, 6 equivalent load hours of service are expected annually, 2 load hours each in: scholarship and professional development, faculty service, and service to the University. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to research and scholarship compatible with Boyer's model of scholarship.
Salary depends upon rank, credentials, and experience and is competitive with competitors.
Review of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.
Concordia University Texas offers an all-inclusive benefits package to eligible employees. For additional information click here: Benefits
Commitment to the Concordia Mission
Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). As a private, faith-based University, employees must be supportive of our mission of Developing Christian Leaders and our spiritual principles and values as a Lutheran institution of higher education. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.
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School Of Music - Director Of Choral Studies - Full-Time Faculty/Tenure-Track
The Collinsworth School of Music at California Baptist University invites applications for a full-time/tenure-track position of Director of Choral Studies. Duties will include teaching courses in the choral arts, conducting choral ensembles, and supervising the graduate program in choral conducting.
Qualified applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in choral conducting from an accredited institution. Further qualifications include substantial choral conducting experience as well as experience teaching conducting at the university level.
Responsibilities will include teaching courses related choral studies as assigned by the dean, conducting SOM choral ensembles, and directing the graduate program in choral conducting. The candidate will also be expected to maintain an active program of personal scholarship and service to the university and community. For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Joseph E. Bolin, Dean of the Collinsworth School of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Are you a Christian?
Do you attend church regularly?
If no, please explain (required):
(Open Ended Question)
- Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
Christian Experience Essay
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Other Document 2
Assistant Divisional Music & Creative Arts Director
Work with Divisional Music and Creative Arts Director to ensure that the primary goal of all ministries conducted out of the Music and Creative Arts department are Christ centered, leading the program participants to a deeper relationship with Christ and aligns with our mission
Coordinate details (programs, schedules, outside vendors) for divisional music and creative arts events each year:
Music & Creative Arts Camp
Junior Music & Creative Arts Conservatory
Senior Music & Creative Arts Conservatory
Divisional Star Search
Coordinate logistics (travel, lodging, audition times and schedules etc) for divisional participation in the following territorial events:
Star Lake Musicamp
NYSB Future All Stars
Rose Bowl Participation
Territorial Star Search
Territorial Arts Ministry Conservatory
Coordinate details for music and creative arts participation at other divisional events as needed.
Good Friday Service
Other events as requested
Coordinate tours of all visiting Salvation Army Music Organizations and other artists that are visiting GNY. Prepare budgets as required, secure transportation arrangements, contact corps responsible for hosting groups and follow through with all arrangements.
Organize all details related to GNY music and creative arts ensembles travelling throughout the territory and beyond
Maintain the divisional music library and manage instrument resources
Maintain divisional creative arts resources and manage all resources and props involved in the program
Serve on the faculty of Star Lake Musicamp or Territorial Arts Ministries Conservatory as requested
Oversee and develop content for the Divisional Music and Creative Arts website and social media channels.
Statistical recording and monthly statistical review of creative arts and music programs
Organize ensembles for special programs or events as requested
Liaison between corps and Territorial Music Department for the ordering of music publications.
Teach students in two corps per week as assigned by the Divisional Music & Creative Arts Director
Perform other duties as assigned.
Alongside Divisional Music and Creative Arts Director create the department budget and special events budgets for each event on the divisional music and creative arts calendar
Handle payment of any outside vendors
Review, code and authorize payments for invoices relating to the Divisional Music and Creative Arts Department
Approve all time sheets for Music and Creative Arts Department Staff (Except Director)
Must be a uniformed Salvationist in good standing
Must be willing to actively soldier at a corps in the Greater New York Division
Strong Christian testimony of faith and holiness as this is a ministry position
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
Proven experience in Salvation Army creative arts and music programming and leadership
Experience in supervising people and planning programs
Strong organization and communication skills
Strong computer skills
Associate Professor Of Music - Director Of Choral Activities
The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music is seeking a vibrant, innovative conductor/teacher with a recognized national/international profile for excellence in choral conducting for the position of Associate Professor of Music - Director of Choral Activities (full-time, tenure-eligible). The Fred Fox School of Music supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.
Lecturer In Music - Instrumental Music Education Specialist And Wind Ensemble Director
Frostburg State University, Department of Music, invites applications for an Instrumental Music Education Specialist and Wind Ensemble Director position at the rank of Lecturer. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track contractual faculty position to begin Fall 2018. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department of Music at FSU offers a challenging bachelor’s degree to music majors and minors that promotes artistic, creative, and intellectual growth in all aspects of music, including performance, history, pedagogy, and theory. The program prepares these students for an increasingly competitive professional world by fostering their musical, intellectual, and personal development.
Program options for music majors include music education, vocal and instrumental performance, music industry, and music studies. The Department also offers a music minor, jazz minor, and musical theatre minor. Faculty are expected to be effective teachers and committed to excellence in undergraduate music and music education. FSU is located conveniently between the Pittsburgh, Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas with easy access to professional development activities.
A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research.
More than 5,000 students enroll yearly. FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the Appalachian Highlands of Western Maryland, a region rich in history and outdoor recreational activities.
Assistant Professor Of Music - Jazz, Director Of Jazz Studies
The Department of Music at Pacific Lutheran University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Music - Jazz, Director of Jazz Studies position beginning September 1, 2018.
Associate Director Of Bands/Assistant Professor Of Music Education
Choral Music Director Stipend
Choral Music Director at Carl Sandburg Junior High.
Interested applicants should contact Adrienne Bailey, Coordinator, at 847-963-3117.
Associate Director Of Bands, Assistant Professor Of Music (Marching Band Director) (Music)
Duties and Responsibilities
Direct the Rainbow Warrior Marching Band.
With the Assistant Director of Bands, and under the supervision of the Director of Bands, administer the entire Athletic Band program, including: show development & design; coordination & oversight of all associated band staff; coordination with UH Athletics; recruiting and outreach activities.
Conduct the Symphonic Band (spring semester).
Teach courses in the music education curriculum (e.g., instrumental methods, or marching band techniques) and/or performance ensembles (e.g., jazz ensemble, or percussion ensemble) according to qualifications and expertise.
Other duties as assigned by department chair.
Master's degree in music.
Documented history of success in teaching, conducting, and leadership of marching and concert bands at the collegiate and/or high school level.
Doctorate in music.
Documented history of success in drill writing and arranging.
Success in recruitment and development of a collegiate or high school band program.
Ability to teach music education courses (e.g., woodwind/brass/percussion methods and marching band techniques).
Ability to teach applied lessons at an advanced level.
To Apply: Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and contact information of five references, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official transcripts are required by date of hire) and three letters from professional references. Also, please submit a recent (within last two years) video of both (a) marching band field show(s) and (b) the applicant conducting both in rehearsal and performance settings, as either a DVD or electronic submission (via YouTube, Vimeo, or other video sharing platform, or by file sharing platform, e.g. Google Drive). (Electronic applications are preferred.) Review of materials will begin on February 17, 2018, continuing until the position is filled. Application address: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial academic transcripts, and conducting videos (electronic applications are preferred). Materials submitted electronically must be sent via UH FileDrop Service at https://www.hawaii.edu/filedrop/ to Cindy Nakashima at email@example.com with the Expiration Timer for the file upload set to 7 days. Application materials will not be returned. Hard copy applications, letters from professional references, and DVD conducting videos should be mailed to: Marching Band Director Search Committee Chair Music Department University of Hawaii 2411 Dole Street Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
Marching Band Director Search Committee Chair
University of Hawaii
2411 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822
- Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman; 808-956-2169; firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.
Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.
Choral Music Director - Jserra Catholic High School
Choral Music Director - JSerra Catholic High School
JSerra Catholic High School
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
Commensurate with experience
3/20/2018 Application Deadline:
Until Filled Employment Type:
Full Time Length of Work Year:
10 Months Salary:
Commensurate with experience Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Daisy Anawalt Email: email@example.com Phone: 9494939307 2110
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