Orchestra Director/Strings – Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City, North Carolina


As a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina, Elizabeth City State University offers baccalaureate, professional, and master’s degrees for a diverse student body. Our mission is to promote economic, social, and environmental progress for the people of northeastern North Carolina, the state, and the nation. Through teaching, research, and community engagement, the institution’s rich heritage and its current multicultural student-centered focus provide a firm foundation for its endeavors. It serves the needs and aspirations of individuals and society; producing graduates for leadership roles and life-long learning.

Elizabeth City State University is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at the rank of Assistant Professor. The primary purpose of the position is to conduct the ECSU-Albemarle Symphony Orchestra, teach applied strings and string methods classes, Introduction to Music Literature, Non-Western Music and the music theory sequence. Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching, a strong promise for scholarly activity and professional service, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Professional responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activities, student advisement, student recruitment and departmental/university services.

Requirements: A Doctorate in Music is preferred with college level teaching experience and proficiency in an applied area. Significant professional experience and a record of accomplishments are expected as well as a working knowledge about curriculum development. The successful candidate is expected to maintain creative activity in his/her respective applied area or field. Preference will be given to candidates with potential for departmental leadership. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Application Process: Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, official college transcripts and three (3) professional reference letters via Elizabeth City State University online employment site at https://jobs.ecsu.edu/ EOE

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