Lecturer in Ensembles/Assistant Director of Bands

Baylor University School of Music

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 27, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Baylor University announces the position of Lecturer in Ensembles/Assistant Director of Bands, an appointment that begins in June of 2014, if possible, and no later than August of 2014. This person will serve as Associate Director of Athletic Bands (directing the Courtside Players at home basketball/volleyball games, Big 12 tournaments, and NCAA tournaments, and serving as assistant to the director of the Golden Wave Marching Band); conduct the Concert Band; teach Beginning Conducting and other coursework, such as Marching Band Techniques, according to qualifications and departmental needs; and perform other administrative duties, as assigned by the Director of Bands. Qualifications include a masters degree, but a doctorate or work toward the doctorate is preferred. Other requirements include successful experience with athletic bands, technical and artistic competence as a conductor, demonstrable administrative and organizational experience, and ability to assist in the recruitment and retention processes. Drill writing and/or arranging skills and teaching experience in public schools are desired. Appointment is at the rank of Lecturer, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, the applicants completed file should be received prior to Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The application file, sent via email and containing a link to a Dropbox folder (or similar site), should contain a letter of application (PDF or MS Word), curriculum vitae, transcripts of academic work (unofficial scans will initially suffice), three current letters of recommendation (may also be sent via email directly from recommender), contact information for at least three additional references, and performance videos (link to YouTube or Vimeo site acceptable), which include a 15-minute maximum of the following: 1) the candidates conducting in rehearsal, 2) the candidates conducting in performance, and 3) a marching show under the candidates design or instructional supervision. All inquiries and materials should be sent to Dr. Eric Wilson, Director of Bands, at the following email address: E_Wilson@baylor.edu. Dr. Wilsons office telephone number is 254-710-6532.

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