Director of Orchestral Studies, Conducting Music University of Oregon, Eugene

Director of Orchestral Studies, Conducting

Posting: 11213
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled


POSITION:  Director of Orchestral Studies, Conducting, Director of the UO Symphony Orchestra

RANK & SALARY:  Tenure-track appointment (full time, 9-months). Assistant or Associate Professor, salary commensurate with training and experience.

STARTING DATE:  September 16, 2012

DUTIES:  Responsibilities for the position will be to serve as music director and conductor of the university symphony orchestra (including program selection, scheduling, and administer­ing; teaching of conducting and leading the master’s-level orchestral conducting program; establishing and maintaining active working relationships with state and regional string teachers and high school orchestra directors).  Additional duties will depend on qualifica­tions and interests of the applicant and the needs of the school.  Maintain a program of appropriate research/creative activity, serve on committees, and perform other appropriate university service.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in music required; doctorate or equivalent experience preferred. Evidence of excellence in teaching and conducting at the college and/or secondary school level is preferred; demonstrated record of ongoing activity in professional organizations; an ability to organize, manage, and communicate effectively with a diverse faculty and student body; effective interpersonal skills; demonstrated knowledge of current trends and issues in music education; and a record of commitment to university, school, and community collaborations. The successful candidate will demonstrate high potential for recruiting, building, and maintaining an outstanding program. We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.


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