Assistant Director of Michigan Marching and Athletic Bands, Department of Conducting

Michigan, United States
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

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Job Summary

Duties: Assist with the administration and teaching of the Michigan Marching Band in all phases of the organization, conducting the Men's Basketball Band and the Campus Bands, teach additional courses based on the needs of the program and the candidate's expertise, and assist the Director of Bands as necessary.

Rank: Lecturers' Employee Organization, Lecturer III, non-tenure teaching position.

Required Qualifications*

A minimum of three years teaching experience including experience with university athletic bands. Master's degree.

Desired Qualifications*

Proven ability in marching band drill writing or arranging and experience conducting concert bands at the university level. Doctorate degree.

Mission Statement

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE AND DANCE: As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.