HOPE COLLEGE, HOLLAND, MICHIGAN Position: Director of Orchestras

Position:  Director of Orchestras.  This is a one-year non-track term for the 2014-15 academic year.  Responsibilities:  The primary duty is to serve as the conductor of the orchestra and chamber orchestra (Symphonette).  The candidate will be responsible for planning a season of two orchestra concerts each semester,  participating in large departmental performance events (Christmas Vespers, Musical Showcase), overseeing the departmental Concerto/Aria competition, and planning and conducting a spring break tour with the Symphonette.  Additional teaching responsibilities will depend on the background of the candidate, but may include applied lessons, conducting, chamber music, orchestration, instrumental methods, or other music courses.  For those attending the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, please visit the Hope College booth(no. 970) in the Exhibit Hall.  Qualifications:  D.M.A. or PhD (completed preferred, ABD considered) in conducting or a related field.   Rank:  Assistant Professor.  Begin:  Fall, 2014.  Deadline:  Feb. 3, 2014, or until filled;  apply  ASAP.  Submit:  Letter of application, CV, list of references, and three letters of reference.  Send to:  Upload materials to:  (http://www.hope.edu/employment).  Letters of reference should be sent by e-mail to:  <jobs@hope.edu>.  Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Robert Hodson, Department Chair by e-mail to: <hodson@hope.edu>.  Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having a diverse faculty in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community.  Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and person of color are, therefore, welcomed.  Hope College complies with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.

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