Position Type: Faculty
Job DescriptionMcMurry University invites applications for a full-time Director of Bands. The primary responsibilities of the position include directing the McMurry Wind Ensemble and McMurry Marching Band and recruiting for the instrumental side of the Department of Music. Additional duties will be assigned based on the strengths of the selected candidate and may include teaching academic courses in the department with the possibility of teaching applied instrumental lessons of the candidate's primary instrument.
Essential Duties SummaryThe primary responsibilities of the position include directing the McMurry Wind Ensemble and McMurry Marching Band and recruiting for the instrumental side of the Department of Music. Additional duties based upon the strengths of the selected candidate may include teaching music education courses (i.e. Introduction to Music Education and Marching Band Techniques), music theory courses (i.e. Forms & Styles and Orchestration & Arranging), music history courses (i.e. Music Appreciation), and teaching applied instrumental lessons of the candidate's primary instrument. Exact duties and course load will be determined after a candidate is selected.
Required QualificationsA successful applicant must have collegiate and/or secondary teaching experience, and a Master's degree in Music or Music Education.
Minimum Required EducationMaster's degree
Preferred QualificationsEarned Doctorate in Music or ABD.
McMurry University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons in employment or the provision of services, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Posting Number: AS718P
Desired Start Date: 07/01/2022
Posting Open Date: 07/01/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to ApplicantsReview of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The following documents are required at the time of application: - Letter of Application - Curriculum Vitae - Teaching Philosophy - Transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended. Please COMBINE transcripts from all institutions into a single file before uploading. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hire. ) - A list of three professional references and all contact information - including e-mail and phone numbers. - Video example of band (concert and/or marching) performances and rehearsals (links to YouTube, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) Supplemental Materials (not required) may include; - Arranging and drill examples - Solo/chamber instrumental performance on candidate's primary instrument Please address any questions to: Dr. David Amlung, Search Chair Department of Music, Division of Visual and Performing Arts and Education McMurry University firstname.lastname@example.org
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