Assistant Professor of Music (Orchestra Conductor), position number 84406, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Music

Assistant Professor of Music (Orchestra Conductor), position number 84406, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Music, full-time, 9 month, tenure track position, to begin August 1, 2015, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties: provide administrative oversight of the orchestra program and string program; conduct the UHM Orchestra; teach additional classes which may include, but are not limited to, conducting, instrumental techniques, chamber ensembles, and applied study (upper strings preferred); recruit students for both the orchestra program and the music major; maintain a public profile as a conductor and teacher. Other duties as assigned by Chair.

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in music; three years of college teaching experience (including orchestra conducting), or commensurate experience.

Desirable qualifications: doctorate in music; evidence of success in conducting ensembles at the collegiate and/or high school level; success in recruitment and development of a collegiate or high school instrumental program; demonstrated commitment to developing collegial relationships with public and private school orchestra programs; demonstrated experience at a professional level in instrumental performance and applied teaching (upper strings preferred).

Pay range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and contact information for five references, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official transcripts are required by date of hire) and three letters from professional references. Also, please submit a 15-20 minute video of the applicant conducting contrasting selections in both rehearsal and performance settings, as either a DVD or electronic submission (via YouTube, Vimeo, or other video sharing platform, or by file sharing platform, e.g. Google Drive). Review of materials will begin on March 9, 2015, continuing until the position is filled.

Application address: Electronic applications are preferred. Materials submitted electronically must be sent to Jeffrey Boeckman at via UH FileDrop Service at with the Expiration Timer for the file upload set to 7 days. Application materials will not be returned. Hard copy applications, letters from professional references, and DVD conducting videos should be mailed to: Orchestra Search Committee Chair, Music Department, University of Hawaii, 2411 Dole Street, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96822. For further inquiry: Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman, Orchestra Search Committee, Chair, (808) 956-2169 or

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