Interim Associate Director of Bands/Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Texas A&M University–Kingsville

United States

August 1, 2021

Description

Job Title

Interim Associate Director of Bands/Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Agency

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Department

School of Music

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

POSITION : Interim Associate Director of Bands/Visiting Assistant Professor of Music – 9-month appointment

RESPONSIBILITIES : Direct the “Pride of South Texas” Marching Band, conduct a music-major concert band, and teach courses in the music education curriculum. Recruit and retain quality band students and maintain a high profile in area secondary schools. Assist in the planning and organization of Summer Band Camps. Additional duties may be required based upon the needs of the School of Music and the experience and expertise of the candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS : Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field of music from a regionally accredited institution or university required; Doctorate preferred. Ability to direct marching and concert bands and to teach courses in music education. Ability to collaborate and work well with fellow music faculty and students of diverse backgrounds. Other qualifications may be considered based upon the needs of the school.

RANK & SALARY: Visiting Assistant Professor with a Doctorate Degree. Lecturer with a Master's Degree. Non-tenure track. Salary commensurate with rank, qualifications, and experience. This is a temporary 9-month appointment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until filled.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION : Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a multi- cultural, predominantly Hispanic-serving, state-assisted institution with an enrollment of about 7,000 students. The School of Music (SOM), an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, currently enrolls about 290 undergraduate and 25 graduate music majors, with 23 full-time and 18 part-time faculty members. The SOM is housed in a brand new, 100,000 sq ft music facility, featuring four dedicated rehearsal halls with recording capability, a concert hall, recital hall, recording studio, and designed as the showcase building for the entrance to the campus. The SOM offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music with Teacher Certification, Master of Music in Music Education, Master of Music in Performance, and Master of Music in Conducting. The band program is well established and highly successful as evidenced by multiple performances by the Wind Symphony at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, American Prize recognitions, and numerous high-profile commissions. The program, including four concert bands and the “Pride of South Texas” Marching Band, is led by a team of three directors, graduate students and an adjunct marching percussion instructor.

APPLICANT INFORMATION : Applicants must formally apply by submitting the following items:

Online: https: // tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUKExternal

- Letter of application

- Curriculum Vitae

- Scanned transcripts

- List of professional references

- Submit YouTube links to video recordings demonstrating ability to rehearse and conduct a concert band. Additionally, submit a video of a marching band performance under applicant's direction.

Address additional questions and correspondence to:

Dr. Scott Jones, Chair

Interim Associate Director of Bands Search Committee

School of Music, MSC 174

775 North Armstrong Avenue

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, TX 78363

Scott.jones@tamuk.edu

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University–Kingsville, MSC 102, Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202. For review of application, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended directly to the Search Committee Chair. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (AACRAO) https:// www. aacrao.org/internationalforeignEdCred.cfm.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is committed to excellence. We encourage applications from under-represented groups and minorities. Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/ Disability Employer committed to diversity.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.