OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (OSU), STILLWATER Position: Director of Orchestral Studies

Position:  Director of Orchestral Studies.  Responsibilities:  Conduct the OSU Symphony Orchestra, including all administrative responsibilities.  Serve as coordinator of the string area, including scholarship budget oversight and organization and recruitment efforts in cooperation with string studio faculty.  Establish and maintain a strong positive rapport with public school  teachers in the state and region.  Additional teaching assignments will be made according to the successful candidate’s expertise and may include undergraduate and graduate level courses in conducting, repertoire, or music education as needed.  In addition to instructional assignments, all music faculty are expected to be productive as scholars/artists and to engage in departmental, university and professional service.  Qualifications:  Master’s degree required.  Doctorate degree preferred.  Candidates without a doctorate must document equivalent experience and expertise.  Evidence of successful conducting and recruiting experience at the university level is required.  Evidence of professional orchestral conducting experience is desirable.  Background in string music education/pedagogy or public school teaching will be viewed positively.  Rank:  Associate or assistant professor.  Salary and rank are negotiable, depending on qualifications and contingent upon funding availability.  Begin:  Aug. 15, 2014.  Deadline:  Review of applications is ongoing;  screening will continue until the position is filled;  apply ASAP.  Submit:  Letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, current unedited representative video recording of recent live performances, sample programs/reviews, and a minimum of three letters of recommendation.  Video recordings may be submitted via links to online websites, YouTube, etc.  Please enclose a postage-paid envelope for return of materials if desired.  Incomplete files will not be considered.  Send to:  Orchestral Studies Search Committee, Department of Music, 132 Seretean Center for the Performing Arts, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078-4077.  Questions about the position may be addressed to Prof. George Speed, Committee Chair, by e-mail:  <george.specd@okstate.edu> or by phone:  405-744-88998.  OSU is an AA/EO/E-verify employer committed to diversity and the employment of qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.


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