Lecturer - Music, Theatre & Dance

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 26, 2024
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Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  

Job Summary: The Peter & Judy Jackson Music Program in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts seeks a distinguished pedagogue and conductor as a Director of Bands, as well as a visionary to lead the development of a pep band and eventual marching band program. The Director of Bands is a full-time, non-tenure track, ten-month renewable position at Salisbury University, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Primary Job Duties: Conduct the University Concert Band; serve as founder and artistic/administrative head of the Salisbury University Marching Band and Pep Band; teach courses and applied lessons according to expertise; coordinate music ensembles for various University events, including convocation and commencement; liaise with the Department of Athletics to maintain and grow the relationship between the School of Liberal Arts and the Department of Athletics; develop and implement regional and national recruiting strategies; work with the SU Foundation to assist in fundraising for the marching and pep band programs. The final assignment of duties will be based on the needs of the school and the expertise of the candidate.

Authority and Accountability: This position will report to the Music Co-Chair of the Department of Music, Theatre & Dance and will be responsible for developing budget requests related to the band programs of SU.

Required/Minimum Qualifications: Master of Music with preference for Conducting or Winds Performance. Experience conducting large ensembles. Experience directing or assisting with collegiate-level marching bands.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree. Experience teaching applied brass at the University level.

Visit our website www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 26, 2024.  The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit www.salisbury.edu/equity/

Salisbury University

Salisbury , MD