Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Dec 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Conducting Ensembles (134310)

College of Music http://music.unt.edu

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas College of Music is seeking an energetic artist/teacher who will steward a large and active university athletic band program and become an integral part of a team of educators who have developed one of the nation's leading wind studies programs. This faculty appointment resides in the Division of Conducting and Ensembles in the UNT College of Music.

TEACHING: Specific duties include, but are not limited to, providing musical and organizational leadership for all of the groups in the athletic band program, including the 400-member Green Brigade Marching Band (more than half of which are music majors) and the Pep Bands, which includes basketball and volleyball responsibilities. Additionally, the candidate may be assigned initially to conduct the Wind Ensemble (the third concert band in our lineup for woodwinds and percussion, while the Brass Band is the third band in our brass placements) both semesters and teach undergraduate instrumental conducting in the spring; other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Division of Conducting and Ensembles and/or the Dean of the College of Music.

SERVICE: Committee and other service in the Division, College, and University; support of the music and music education professions through committee service, etc., support of College audition days and other recruiting efforts.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in conducting or music education required; documented ability to teach and manage a complex and comprehensive athletic band program; documented ability to teach/conduct an excellent concert band; clear evidence of collegiality; emerging or established reputation with public school or university equivalent teaching experience. The successful candidate is expected to be an outstanding musician and teacher who has excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. The ability to recruit and retain students are also important components of the job as is fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for students.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to recruit and mentor undergraduate music education majors and graduate students in wind-band conducting. The candidate should have the ability to maintain high visibility in the field locally, regionally and nationally.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Music; evidence of significant work as a college marching band director, exemplary skills in contemporary show design, as well as an established record as an artistic wind band conductor/teacher.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will be able to create and maintain positive relationships within the College of Music, North Texas Athletics, the President's Office, the UNT Alumni Association, and the community at large.

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita


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