TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (TTU), LUBBOCK Position: Director of Orchestral Studies.

Position:  Director of Orchestral Studies.  Responsibilities:  Coordinate and guide all aspects of the orchestral program.  Conduct the University Symphony Orchestra;  lead the graduate orchestral conducting program (including Doctoral and Master’s programs);  maintain a positive national and international profile;  assist in the recruitment of undergraduate and graduate music majors, as well as graduate orchestral conducting majors;  maintain creative/scholarly and service contributions appropriate for assignment.  Qualifications:  Substantial conducting and teaching experience at the university level;  evidence of outstanding musicianship and conducting skills;  demonstrated experience in leading a comprehensive collegiate orchestral program.  Master’s degree in conducting, doctorate preferred, or equivalent professional experience required.  Begin:  Fall, 2014.  Deadline:  Position is open until filled.  A completed file should be received by Jan. 10, 2014, but screening will continue until the position is filled.  NOTE:  Rank, tenure, and salary are commensurate with experience.  Submit:  The application procedure is a two-step procedure.  Applications are to be completed online at (http://jobs.texastech.edu).  Refer to job posting and requisition number 89914.  The quick link for this job posting is (http://jobs.texastech.edu/postings/58281).  (1)  Attach the following materials to your online application:  (a)  letter of application; (b)  curriculum vita.  If you are having trouble with the online application, contact TTU at 806-742-3851.  (2)  Please send the following items electronically to Dianne Caspell by e-mail: <dianne.caspell@ttu.edu> or to the following physical address:  Dianne Caspell;  School;  Texas Tech University;  Box 42033;  Lubbock, TX 79409-2033.  (a) three current letters of recommendation (or a placement file), (b) a minimum of three additional reference names with telephone and e-mail contact information, (c)  live audio and video recordings representative of recent rehearsal and performance.  Audio/Video recordings may be submitted via private YouTube channel or Vimeo.  Additional materials may be requested at a future date.  Please limit materials to those requested.  For inquiries, contact by phone:  806-834-3817; or by e-mail to Ms Caspell at the previously reference e-mail address.  As an AA/EO Employer, TTU is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  Applications are actively encouraged from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at TTU.  The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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