Associate Faculty - Concert Band Director

Edmonds College

United States

August 26, 2021


Associate Faculty - Concert Band Director


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Lynnwood, WA

Job Type

Part-Time Faculty



Job Number

Associate Faculty A-09


8/26/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Description

    Edmonds College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. Edmonds College is an equal opportunity employer. Edmonds College invites all individuals to apply and as an equal opportunity employer, we also encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and groups to apply for this position.

    Associate Faculty - Concert Band Director

    The Edmonds College Concert Band serves two functions. First, it provides large ensembles experience and credit for instrumental music students including those in the Associate of Music Degree program. Second, it provides an ensemble opportunity for community musicians living in the South Snohomish County area. The Band rehearses Tuesday evenings from 7-9:30 in the music department at Edmonds College. One performance per quarter is given in the Black Box Theater on-campus. Repertoire includes traditional and contemporary wind ensemble pieces.

    The course operates on a quarter by quarter contract. Low enrollment can lead to cancelation. In the current post-COVID environment, enrollment numbers are low. Recruiting and program-building are essential elements of this position.

    The ensemble is granted a reasonable budget each year for purchasing new music and hiring guest artists/clinicians.



  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Music
  • Minimum two years experience directing wind ensemble/concert bands
  • Experience with recruiting high school and community musicians

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Conducting
  • Experience conducting college-level ensembles
  • Familiarity with South Snohomish County schools
  • Established network with professional musicians in Puget Sound region
  • Ability to teach college-level instrumental private lessons
  • Professional level performer on band instrument or percussion (jazz is a plus)
  • Additional Information


    Pay is $2,494.48 per quarter for 10 Tuesday evening rehearsals and one concert. There is also a $1035 stipend per quarter for recruiting and miscellaneous activities (i.e. concert prep, booking guest musicians, etc)


  • You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.

  • Criminal background check . Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

  • All new positions are contingent upon funding.

  • At this time, Edmonds College does not sponsor H1-B Visas.

  • Complete, sign, and submit Declaration Regarding Sexual Misconduct (Download PDF reader)


    All applicants must apply online. No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted. Your online application must include the following documents in order to be complete:

  • Response to supplemental questions.

  • Current resume.

  • Names and contact information for three references.

  • For veterans' preference, please scan and attach your DD214, Member-4 Form.

  • Important, if this posting is on an external website other than www. or https: // www. please select one of these links to apply. Applying via an external webpage will not enter our application system.


    Established in 1967, Edmonds College is a public, two-year, state college. It focuses on academic excellence, student success, and engagement, which reflect the three aspects of its mission: Teaching Learning Community. It serves about 20,000 students annually, including more than 1,000 international students from more than 60 countries. The college offers nearly 70 associate degrees and 60 professional certificates in about 30 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts. The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, and Woodway. For more information, visit www.


    Edmonds College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.

    This position is conditionally eligible for benefits. Eligibility determination will be made upon hire.

    Click here for a Summary of College Sponsored Benefits.


    Edmonds Community College


     20000 68th Ave W.

    M/S HUMRES Lynnwood, Washington, 98036


     425-640-1400 -option 4


     https:// www.

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