Music Education/Conducting – Ithaca College Ithaca, New York

Music Education/Conducting – Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York

Vacancy ID: 001435

Department: Music Education

School/Parent Organization: School of Music

Division: Provost and Educational Affairs Division

Employment Category: Full-time-Temporary

Academic Year: 2017-2018

Anticipated start date: 08/16/2017

Faculty Status: Term

Position/Job Summary

The Ithaca College School of Music announces a full-time, one-year temporary position in instrumental (wind-percussion) music education/conducting at the rank of assistant professor. Duties will include conducting the Ithaca College Concert Band. Other duties may include teaching instrumental conducting, teaching instrumental methods courses, mentoring/supervising student teachers, and teaching other undergraduate or graduate music education courses based on candidate expertise or program needs.

Position/Job Qualifications
Doctorate in music education; candidates with completed doctoral coursework considered. Successful teaching and conducting experience in instrumental music at the elementary/secondary level is required (minimum three years), with additional experience at the collegiate level preferred.

Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, vitae, three letters of recommendation, repertoire list to include works conducted, and a link to at least 30 minutes of digital video recordings (facing camera) of representative and varied wind band conducting (rehearsal and performance). Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Work authorization (select one):
Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position
College description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

FLSA Status: Exempt
Is this position eligible for benefits?: Yes


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