Wind Ensemble Conductor San Francisco State University in California

Wind Ensemble Conductor

San Francisco State University in California

Deadline January 21, 2015
Date Posted October 22, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

San Francisco State University

School of Music and Dance

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Wind Ensemble Conductor


RANK: Assistant Professor

DATE OF HIRE: Fall 2015

SALARY: To be negotiated, commensurate with experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct wind ensemble, teach graduate and undergraduate

conducting, band literature, wind or brass methods classes and lessons on a wind or brass

instrument. Additional course assignments may include music theory, music appreciation,

music education classes and/or student teacher supervision in K-12 schools, and other duties

as assigned by the Chair of the School of Music and Dance. A strong commitment to

recruiting students to the School of Music and Dance is required. Faculty members in SMD

are expected to participate in School, College and University service and to demonstrate

appropriate scholarly or performance accomplishments as a condition of tenure and promotion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s Degree in music, outstanding musical artistry and

effective teaching are required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: National or international reputation as artist/scholar.

Doctorate or equivalent in music and University teaching experience. Brass teaching

capability with performance abilities is particularly valued. Evidence of successful conducting

and ability to administer and maintain a flourishing wind ensemble program. Record of

professional association with music educators and performers. Ability to teach and recruit

undergraduate students and maintain professional career as artist/teacher.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, list

of three references with contact information, and audio and/or video links of recent

performances should be sent electronically to:


San Francisco State University, a member of the California State University System, serves a

diverse body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The mission of the university is

to promote scholarship, freedom, human diversity, excellence in instruction, and intellectual

accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and to demonstrate

professional achievement and growth through continued research, publication, and/or creative

activity. Women and minority candidate are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal

Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from

women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.


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