Visiting Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Orchestral Activities University of St. Francis – Joliet, IL

Full-time

Education
Doctoral Degree
Skills
Teaching Experience
Organizational Skills
Higher Education Teaching
The Visiting Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Orchestral Activities will conduct and manage all facets of the Joliet Symphony Orchestra, a college-community orchestra, including programming, recruitment, personnel, equipment, library, publicity, outreach, etc. The successful candidate will understand the pedagogical and interpersonal needs of a college-community orchestra and apply those skills in the rehearsal setting. The position will include teaching other music courses based on the candidate’s area of expertise and department needs (could include conducting, music theory, music history, music appreciation, applied music, etc.). The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outreach and recruiting activities for the orchestra and department and to take an active role in music department activities.

PLEASE NOTE: For required Applicant Document #7 – Performance recording/video; URL is acceptable – **Conducting video: Submit one or more links to video containing up to 15 minutes of rehearsal footage AND up to 15 minutes of performance footage.

You may also provide links to video in the optional Additional Information Document. Thank you.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct and manage all facets of college-community orchestra
Teach other music courses as assigned
Engage in collaborative outreach and recruiting
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements
Doctorate in Music/Music Performance/Music Education (ABD considered)
Experience in orchestral conducting
Strong orchestral pedagogical skills
Ability to teach a variety of music courses

Preferred Requirements
Doctorate in Music/Music Performance/Music Education
3 years higher education teaching experience as orchestral conductor
Experience in the music education field
Strong organizational skills

Hours/Shift/Work Schedule
Full Time Visiting Assistant Professor nine-month position.

Physical Requirements of Position
Full use of arms, hands, fingers, and body to conduct orchestra. Must be fully ambulatory.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number FP0431-16
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes


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