Director of Orchestras and Artist/Teacher of Applied Horn University of Winsconsin Stevens Point

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 16-50F123 POSITION POSTING ID: 11546 Position: Director of Orchestras and Artist/Teacher of Applied Horn Department: Music Hayes Hill Title: Assistant Professor (C40NN) Position Description: The position will include administration of the Orchestra program, conducting the University Symphony Orchestra, and teaching applied horn. Other duties may include music education courses, conducting courses, or other courses based on the candidate’s area of expertise. Department/University Description: The Department of Music is housed on the UWSP campus in the state-of-the-art Noel Fine Arts Center, which is a center for artistic activity on campus and for the community at large. This includes the nationally acclaimed Theater and Dance Program, The Department of Art and Design, and the internationally recognized Aber Suzuki Center. The department has 20 full time and 6 part time faculty. The department is a leader in music education, with a full array of performing ensembles (orchestras, bands, choirs, opera workshop, chamber music), and offers a Masters of Music Education, a Bachelor of Arts, and a Bachelor of Music in music education, performance, jazz studies, and music literature. Please visit the department web site for more information: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is part of the University of Wisconsin System and a leading four-year comprehensive institution located in scenic Central Wisconsin. The university enrolls approximately 9,300 students in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. Students experience a student faculty ratio of 22:1 in the classroom, with one in five students studying abroad by the time they graduate. The 406-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities coupled with the beautiful woodlands, marshlands and meadow of Schmeeckle Nature Reserve. The university has a strong focus on sustainability initiatives and has earned a place on Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll each year from 2012-2014. For more information about UW-Stevens Point, visit The community of Stevens Point hosts a population of 25,000 in a metropolitan area of 62,000. The Stevens Point campus and community offer a wide range of cultural, shopping and outdoor recreational opportunities including the Green Circle Trail, local farmers markets, a quaint downtown and numerous festivals. Qualifications: Required: – Doctorate OR – Master’s degree and 4 years of college teaching experience, or as a professional performer, or a combination of both – Documented successful teaching and conducting experience in public education/or college level. Preferred: – Doctorate Preferred – Experience in music education is an asset Appointment Date: August 2016 Terms of Employment: This is a tenure-track, academic term, Assistant Professor position. Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. To Apply: Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked question (FAQs): Apply Online FAQs (PDF format) STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below: External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) STEP 2: Under “Basic Job Search” choose:  “Advanced Search”  Job Opening ID: “11546”  Find Jobs Posted Within: “Anytime”  “Search”  Select “Posting Title”  Click “Apply Now” o You must login before you can apply. Input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login” o If you have not yet registered, click “Register Now” to begin the registration process STEP 3: Submit application materials: Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Submission in pdf format is preferred for all attachments. Please include the following documents: – Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience – Resume/Curriculum Vitae – Names and contact information of three professional references – Three letters of Recommendation – Unofficial transcripts – PDF containing YouTube/Vimeo video links of: – Video of conducting (both rehearsal and performance are required) – Video which includes performance on horn – Video of studio teaching – Private Files are encouraged (Not searchable through YouTube or Vimeo) Official transcripts will be required at time of hire You must select “SUBMIT”, selecting “Save” will not forward your application materials to the search committee. Upon submitting your application material a confirmation e-mail will be sent. For additional information regarding the position, please call or email: Dr. Lawrence Leviton Professor of Music/Artist Teacher of Cello Email: Phone: 715-346-4555 If you have any questions regarding the application process, need special arrangements, or if you submitted your application with missing materials, please call or email: Morgan Magnussen, Human Resources Email: Phone: 715-346-2430 Deadline: Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting March 14, 2016. To assure consideration, completed applications need to be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, March 13, 2016. Applications received on or after March14, 2016 may be considered. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a). Employment will require a criminal background check.


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