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Date Posted: 2018-09-26
Position Title: Director of Bands
Academic Level: College / University
District/School/Community: Austin College
Location: Sherman, Texas
Position Description: Austin College’s Music Department invites applications for a dynamic and charismatic Director of Bands. This full-time position will take over leadership of the college’s concert band and will create a pep band, which will perform at selected athletic events throughout the year. In addition to leadership of these ensembles, the successful candidate will spend a significant portion of their time in recruiting for the band program. The band director will expand prior connections and relationships and building new ones with high school band directors and students with the goal of making Austin College a place to come for band students who major in music or just want to continue music while in college. All Austin College music ensembles are open to all Austin College students by audition without consideration of major. Other duties, including applied teaching and occasional classroom course teaching, determined by department need and candidate qualifications. Doctorate preferred however a Masters with experience will be considered. Austin College is a selective liberal arts college with a music faculty of four full-time and seven adjunct. For additional information see http://www.austincollege.edu/jobs.
To apply, please send a cover letter that addresses how the candidate would build an exciting collegiate band program, resume, and list of references to jobs@austincollege.edu by October 29th.
Austin College is a leading national independent liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. Founded in 1849, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original charter and name, the college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.
Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Position Salary:
Contact Person: Dan Dominick - Music Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music
Contact Phone #: 903-813-2461
Contact Email Address: ddominick@austincollege.edu

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