Visiting Professor - Director of Bands (One-Year)
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Job Title Visiting Professor - Director of Bands (One-Year)
Department College of Arts & Sciences
The University of Texas Permian Basin seeks applicants for a One-Year
Visiting Professor - Director of Bands. An innovative, enthusiastic,
and dynamic leader is sought to inspire and build a culture of musical
excellence. Responsibilities will include directing concerts, marching band,
and teaching courses in areas of expertise such as Music Theory, Appreciation,
Secondary Methods, or Instrumental pedagogy courses. Mode of instruction could
include face-to-face, online, and blended delivery. Studio teaching is
possible if desired.
Preference given to candidates with success in the administration and
organization of a marching band program, including the recruitment and
retention of quality students, the ability to work effectively with other
institutional units (such as Athletics and Development), and a record of
establishing and maintaining positive relationships with public school music
educators. Preference given to candidates with exceptional record of high
UT Permian Basin has over 6,500 students and is located in the heart of the
nation's largest domestic oil and gas production region. Bands of the region
are among some of the strongest public school band programs in the nation,
many of whom have won national honors. UTPB confers the Bachelor of Music
degree with EC-12 music certification in Texas. An NASM member, Conn-Selmer
School, and an All-Steinway School located in a new $90 million performing
arts center, the Music Program is a highly visible entity throughout the
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee
performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation
within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and
employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement
2. The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
3. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
4. EOE, including disability/vets.
5. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad
range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only)
as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at
1. Cover letter addressing qualifications
3. Video Links to evidence of musical/teaching excellence (front view of
conductor preferred but not required) (15 minutes total video)
4. Three current letters of recommendation
5. Contact information for three additional references able to speak to the
6. 1000-word statement of teaching philosophy
All required materials should be emailed to the search committee: Dr. Frank
Eychaner, Chair, UTPB Director of Bands Search Committee – email@example.com .
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
Successful video interview, demonstration of online teaching (candidate's
choice of topics), and/or performance ability will be required. Start date –
1. MA in Music Education or Conducting.
2. Three (3) years teaching experience in secondary instrumental music.
3. Evidence of aptitude/potential for success teaching at the collegiate
4. Evidence of excellence in performance and pedagogy.
1. Completed terminal degree in Music Education or Conducting (at least one
degree in music education).
2. Three (3) + years teaching experience in secondary instrumental music.
3. Collegiate teaching experience.
4. Record of Creative and Scholarly activity consistent with progress toward
5. A distinguished record of highly successful recruiting and retention for
secondary or collegiate band program.
6. Evidence of collaboration and collegiality.
7. Evidence of excellence in teaching, performance and pedagogy.
8. Evidence of accomplishment writing marching/pep band arrangements and
Posting Number F138P
Open Date 07/12/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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High School Diploma
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Documents Needed To Apply
Letter of Recommendation
List of References