Theory/Composition and Orchestra Director – College of the Ozarks Point Lookout, Missouri

Theory/Composition and Orchestra Director – College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, Missouri

College of the Ozarks invites applications for a full-time faculty position in its music department. Starting date is August 2016; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Master’s degree in music theory, composition, orchestral conducting, or a related field required; doctorate preferred.

Responsibilities include coordinating the music department’s music theory/composition program, directing the College’s chamber orchestra, teaching applied composition lessons and classes in music theory, aural training, advanced music theory, music appreciation, and other topics based on qualifications. Preference for the position will be given to individuals who also have experience in one or more of the following areas: organ performance and instruction, music education, directing a pep band, or worship leadership.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of music and Christian faith. College of the Ozarks is a small (1,400 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (

Send a letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to the attention of: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, and submit electronically by email to or mail to PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO, 65726.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


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