Assistant Professor of Oboe

  • Oklahoma City University
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Music

Job Description


Position Summary:

The Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Oboe (non-tenure track; 12 months) with an administrative assignment as Operations Coordinator for the Bass School of Music and School Theatre.

Essential Duties:

Demonstrate an attitude and behavior that reflects the mission and core values of the School of Music, School of Theatre, and the University.

Teaching, scholarship and service: Teach graduate and undergraduate applied oboe to majors and non-majors. Participate in the department's assessment program and in student retention efforts for the department and the university, advise students, and participate in faculty meetings and other university service endeavors. Effective teaching, scholarship and service are required for promotion.

Operations coordination: Coordinate the operations of the Bass School of Music and the School of Theatre. This includes but not limited to maintain the comprehensive schedule (classes, productions, performances, recitals, and special events), schedule and negotiate agreements for the contract use of School of Music facilities, manage and coordinate guest artist events, act as liaison to the university department for special events, and supervise student staff.

Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures of the Bass School of Music and the university. Collegiality, professional conduct, and team work are required of all faculty.
  • Ability to work varied hours as required by course schedules and event/facility support needs.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, diverse tasks, and to work with diverse groups of students and faculty.

Required Education: A Master of Music; a terminal degree is required for promotion.

Required Experience: Experience in teaching applied music courses at the collegiate level. Experience in coordinating administrative activities to include event and facility management.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach.
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines.
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens.
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily indoors, but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between campus buildings or off campus.
  • Standard office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Attendance at evening and weekend events may be required.
  • Incumbent will be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones and office machines.

About Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Employee Benefits

The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family. Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU.

Procedure for Submitting Applications

Submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, list of professional references, and unofficial transcripts.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Contact for Additional Questions

Search Chair: Professor of Music, Director of Bands; Matthew Mailman, 

Diversity Advocate: Assistant Professor of Flute; Parthena Owens,

Number of months per year
12 months

Additional Required Application Materials Cover Letter, List of Professional References, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts, CV or Resume

Application Details

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