Assistant Director of Ensembles – The University of North Carolina Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina

Functional Title Assistant Director of Instrumental Ensembles (Bands)

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary
The UNCG School of Music seeks a to hire a conductor/performer/scholar to fill a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Director of Instrumental Ensembles (Bands) at the rank of Assistant Professor. Position start date August 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include conducting the UNCG Symphonic Band, teaching conducting at the undergraduate and graduate level, assisting with conducting UNCG Wind Ensemble and co-directing Casella Sinfonietta chamber ensemble, collaborating in the teaching and administration of a comprehensive instrumental ensemble program; maintaining vigorous creative activity and providing service to the institution. Additional areas of teaching and service may be determined depending upon School needs, candidates’ individual interests, qualifications, and expertise. The ideal candidate will exhibit an interest in developing a comprehensive musical awareness in all students and an understanding of how to work effectively with faculty colleagues to enhance the offerings of a dynamic School of Music.

The UNCG School of Music seeks applications from candidates who will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural diversity and who are committed to advancing inclusion and equity. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.

Minimum Qualifications
– Master’s degree in Conducting

Preferred Qualifications
– Doctoral degree in Conducting
– College or university teaching experience
– Public school teaching experience
– Evidence of artistic excellence
– Demonstrated commitment to creative activity and professional service

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are required to upload the following items:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. One-page statement of teaching philosophy
4. Links to three videos of recent performances and one video of a recent rehearsal (total of four (4) separate links).
5. Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system. The search committee may wish to contact these references for additional information, as well.
7. Unofficial academic transcripts

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Recruitment Range Commensurate with Experience

Org #-Department Music Performance – 12611

Job Open Date 09/11/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/15/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
Cover Letter
List of References
Unofficial Transcript(s)
Teaching Philosophy
Audio or Video Link 1
Audio or Video Link 2
Audio or Video Link 3
Audio/Video Link 4


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