Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands
Dickinson State University
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: DSU
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: February 22, 2013
DMA in either conducting or an applied instrument with significant conducting experience (ABD considered with official documentation from advisor regarding the timeline for degree completion), minimum of 3 years K-12 teaching experience, strong commitment and track record in recruitment, evidence of successful teaching, and a commitment to a collegial/team-like approach to building a music department.
College teaching experience, expertise in one or more of the following academic areas: music theory, music history, and/or music education methods courses. Demonstrate ability to integrate technology into classroom instruction.
Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled. To apply send a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired), contact information for five professional references, statement of philosophy and vision for a collegiate band program, a DVD (or links to video) of the candidate conducting a band in both performance and rehearsal situations, and a DSU faculty employment application available at: http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/faculty_and_staff/human_resources/employment_opportunities/index.aspx Any candidate brought to campus for interview will be required to prepare a short recital in his or her applied area. Applications should be sent to Dr. Bruce Southard, Chair, Department of Music, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601 or to email@example.com For further information about this position, contact Dr. Bruce Southard at 701-483-2307 or at his email address. Visit our website at www.dickinsonstate.edu/music. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history background check. Women and culturally diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
Dickinson State University seeks an energetic individual to join our team as Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands (tenure-track). The Director of Bands will be responsible to provide leadership for the instrumental program, which includes the Concert Band, Pep Band, Jazz Ensemble, and possibly Marching Band. He or she will also teach other courses in the department based on the candidate’s education and experience. Other responsibilities will include: academic advising, recruitment, assisting with the coordination of the Northern Plains Music Festival, student teacher observation, supervision/maintenance of instrumental equipment/library, etc. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated performance and pedagogy in applied woodwinds or brass. Dickinson State University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Contract begins August 16, 2013
Dickinson State University is seeking qualified applicants
We offer an excellent benefit package, including:
- Employer paid Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance coverage for employee and family
- Employer paid retirement contributions (9.26% of salary)
- Tuition waiver benefits for you and your family members
- Life insurance
- Generous sick and annual leave policies
- Paid holidays
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The state of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.