Assistant Director of Bands and Lecturer of Music

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Assistant Director of Bands and Lecturer of Music

Job ID: 222108
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Assistant Director of Bands and Lecturer of Music faculty position beginning July 2021.

Responsibilities require teaching, scholarship, and service to the University. Duties will include serving as the Assistant Director for the KSU Marching Band supporting logistical, educational, and service elements with the Director of Athletic Bands. This position will coordinate and direct the Basketball Band, teach courses in Music Education as prescribed, including supervision of student teachers throughout the course of the academic year, and conduct university ensembles as needed. Additional responsibilities as prescribed will be based on the candidate's strengths and academic needs of the School of Music. The School of Music is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, performing and mentoring.

Required Qualifications
An earned Master's degree, or foreign equivalent, is required in music with extensive experience in music education, marching band, and concert ensembles at the secondary school and/or university level.

Preferred Qualifications
Writing and teaching drill; arranging music for bands.

Required Documents to Attach
1. Letter of Interest
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. List of Names, Address and Contact Information of Three Professional References
4. Unofficial Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
6. Sample video links of conducting of both rehearsal and live performance (camera facing conductor) combined in one document to be uploaded
7. PDF charts of marching band arranging and/or drill combined in one document to be uploaded

Apply Before Date
To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 2021. Position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Debra Traficante, [email protected], 470-578-6426.

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time