Interim, half-time Director of Orchestras – Washburn University Topeka, Kansas

Interim, half-time Director of Orchestras – Washburn University
Topeka, Kansas

Washburn University’s Department of Music invites applications for the
position of One-year Interim Half-Time Lecturer: Director of Orchestras, beginning August 2015.

Required Qualifications:
Masters in Conducting.
Experience in orchestral ensemble conducting at the collegiate level.
Teaching and Recruiting at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Conducting.
Professional conducting experience.
Professional performing experience as an instrumentalist.

Serve as Music Director/Conductor of the Washburn University Orchestra and the Washburn University String Orchestra.
Conduct the Spring 2016 Washburn Opera Studio production.
Recruit students and maintain a public profile as a performer and teacher.

Application Procedures:
Application review will begin April 27, 2015 and will continue until the position has been filled. Send application letter, vita, copies of transcripts and name/addresses/phone numbers of a minimum of three references to: One-year Interim Half-time Lecturer: Director of Orchestras Committee, Washburn University, Department of Music, 1700 SW. College Ave., Topeka, KS., 66621.

Do not send additional materials until requested. Candidates under consideration may be required to send a performance CD within one week of request. Only hard copy applications and application materials will be accepted.

For questions, Dr. Mapp may be contacted at

The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Washburn University is an EOE. To enrich education through diversity, candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

(Recruitment Number 340415)

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