UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (UNK) Position: Ronald J. Crocker Chair in Orchestra. Tenure track


Position:  Ronald J. Crocker Chair in Orchestra.  Tenure track.  Responsibilities:  Serve as Director of the Kearney Symphony Orchestra, a university and/or community orchestra of about 60 performers, teach in an orchestral instrumental applied area, and teach other courses commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience and departmental needs.  Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to foster community relationships required.  Active recruitment and retention, scholarship and creative activity, and university service are expected.  Qualifications:  Earned doctorate in music.  Evidence of successful orchestral conducting, college-level teaching, scholarship-creative activity, and service.  Experience developing and/or starting a youth or community orchestra.  Rank/Salary:  The screening committee seeks to recommend appointment at the rank of associate or full professor; rank/salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Begin:  August, 2011.  Deadline:  Jan. 15, 2011.  Submit:  To apply visit ( and select “Click Here” under (Positions Posted after Sept. 3, 2010) and follow instructions to compete the Faculty Application.  Also attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, including a list of five references to the online application.  In addition, send a video/DVD of a recent rehearsal and performance (conducting) and arrange to have 3-5 letters of reference sent to:  Dr. Darleen Mitchell, Chair in Orchestra Screening Committee, Department of Music and Performing Arts, 2506 12th Avenue, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE 68849.  Contact:  By phone: 308-865-8632; by fax: 308-865-8806; or by e-mail: <>.



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