Ithaca, NY
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Vacancy ID S2070 Job Title SUMMER MUSIC ACADEMY CONDUCTORS Department Music Preparatory Programs School/Parent Organization Music Parent Org Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Parttime-Temporary Anticipated start date 07/09/2017 If temporary, expected end date 07/29/2017 Hours per week 10-20 Weeks Per Year 1-3 Normal Start Time Normal End Time Position/Job Summary
Summer Music Academy conductors will play an essential role in delivering a high-quality pre-college music experience to enrolled students. Conductors will be responsible for rehearsing Academy ensembles on a daily basis, which will culminate in a concert at the end of each week. Conductors will also assist faculty with seating assignments. Conductors will serve as role models to intermediate and high school students as these students navigate their own professional and personal goals.
Position/Job Responsibilities
1. Conduct daily ensemble rehearsals
2. Conduct weekly culminating concerts
3. Assist faculty with seating assignments as needed
Position/Job Qualifications
Undergraduate degree in music or the equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrated advanced conducting ability; and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with colleagues required.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested individuals should apply online at and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references. If you have not yet completed an application on CampMinder, please visit additional application instructions. Questions about the online application may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description College Description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
Market Hiring Range $727.50 Per week FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? No

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    1. * Would you be interested in conducting All-Academy Chorus?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Would you be interested in conducting Wind Ensemble?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Would you be interested in conducting Orchestra?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Would you be interested in conducting Opera Workshop?
      • Yes
      • No


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