Director of Instrumental Music

Iowa Western Community College
March 16, 2023
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Position Title Director of Instrumental Music

Job Description

The Director of Instrumental Music is responsible for teaching and directing the IWCC cocurricular band performances and rehearsals, including Marching Band, Instrumental Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Pep Band. Additionally, the right person for this role should demonstrate musical content knowledge, planning, and preparation for instruction, the ability to monitor student learning, and classroom management skills. The perfect candidate for this role is student-centered and should foster community among students in a classroom environment.

Full Time/Part Time Regular, Full Time If part time, projected hours (per week) Organizational Division Academic Affairs Campus Location Council Bluffs Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Instrumental Music or related master's degree OR Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental Music or related bachelor's degree AND 3+ years of secondary music teaching experience.
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Recruiting Duties:
  • The Director of Instrumental Music is responsible for all recruiting activities related to the band, including data tracking, high school outreach, and planning and overseeing band events. The Director of Instrumental Music needs to effectively develop and execute recruiting plans to meet specific targets and goals. Additionally, this role advises all students about instrumental ensemble participation.

  • Performance Duties:
  • This role plans and directs band performances such as concerts and game performances. The Director of Instrumental Music collaborates with other members of the department for musical theater events.

  • Preferred Skills:
  • The right person for this role is outgoing, motivated, highly organized, have good follow-through, and is a self-starter who can work well autonomously but also as a team player when required for department events. Additionally, we are looking for someone who uses their strong interpersonal and communication skills to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This person should be social media savvy and maintain contact with the Music Department Chair and Dean of Communication/Fine Arts about general happenings of the bands.

    Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands

    Ability to occasionally lift 10 pounds, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, and use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and use a phone. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, reasoning/analysis, and ability to work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving, organizational skills with the teaching and learning process, and high level of interpersonal skills is preferred. Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment and maintains a classroom and lab environment, which is conducive to student learning. Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required. Instructors are responsible for obtaining and maintaining reliable compatible computer hardware and software.

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    Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Statement

    It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, citizenship, medical condition, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.

    Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX, ADA, and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students, Reanna Heim, or Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees, Robyn Porter at [email protected] and 712-325-3200; or Director of the Office for Civil Rights at U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email: [email protected]

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